Associate Professor, Dickinson College
BA, Philosophy and Russian Area Studies, Villanova University, 2003
MA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, 2006
PhD (with honors), Russian Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend, 2012
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, Jan.-July 2009
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, U of Pittsburgh, 2007-2008
American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) Title VIII Combined Research and Training Fellowship, Jan.-May, 2007
“Anna in Almaty: Darezhan Omirbaev’s Shuga.” Tolstoy on Screen. Ed. Lorna Fitzsimmons (Northwestern UP, 2014).
“‘Nothing in Life But Death’: Aleksandr Zel’dovich’s Target in Conversation with Tolstoy’s Philosophy on the Value of Death,” Russian Review (July 2014).
“Writing the History of Russian Philosophy.” Studies in East European Thought 63.3 (2011): 203-26.
“Neobkhodimost' nauchnogo analiza sovetskoi filosofii,” Russkii zhurnal (14.10.2010). http://www.russ.ru/Mirovaya-povestka/Neobhodimost-nauchnogo-analiza-sovetskoj-filosofii
“Novye tendentsii v al'ternativnykh epistemologiiakh,” Epistemologiia i filosofiia nauki 1 (Jan. 2010).
“The New-Year Film as a Genre of Post-War Russian Cinema.” Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema 2.1 (January 2008): 43-61.
“Choreographing Space, Time, and Dikovinki in the Films of Evgenii Bauer.” The Russian Review (October 2007): 671-92.
Contemporary Russian philosophy
New Russian cinema
Intersections of Philosophy and literature
Employment Since Graduation
Assistant Professor of Russian, Dickinson College, 2010 - present