Research Fields: Soviet literature and theater, contemporary Russian theater, Russian intellectual history, critical theory and continental philosophy, performance studies, anarchism
Education: Ph.D. Harvard University, Comparative Literature (Nov. 2017), B.A. University of Chicago, Comparative Literature (2008).
Languages: Russian, Czech, French; some German, Spanish, and Hebrew.
Dissertation Title: Every Step a New Movement: Anarchism in the Stalin-era Literature of the Absurd and Its Post-Soviet Adaptations
Fields of Interest and Research: avant-garde and modernism in East and Central Europe, continental philosophy and literature