– Critical Theory / Poetics (Frankfurt School, French Theory, phenomenology, moral and political philosophy, psychoanalysis, semiotics, new materialism)
– 19th and 20th century European novel, specifically in Russian, French, and English.
– Film theory and history
– Translation Studies and practice
– Education policy and equity
Themes: Memory, trauma, loss, exile, displacement, travel, bilingualism, bildungsroman, écriture de soi, childhood, space, cities, objects, modernity, consumer culture, politics of memory, WWII, literary markets, personal essay, cultural criticism, school.
Education: Comparative Literature PhD, Harvard University, (in Progress).
Languages: French, English, Russian, Spanish, Moroccan Arabic.