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Currently a Visiting Assistant Professor/Houston Writing Fellow in the English Department at the University of Houston.



Ph.D.  Slavic Languages & Literatures, University of Virginia                                    2015


Dissertation: Paved With Good Intentions: Venichka’s Journey of Redemption in Moskva-Petushki and its Relationship with Radishchev’s Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow, Milton’s Paradise Lost, and Dante’s Divine Comedy.


Advisor: Edith Clowes


M.A.    Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Virginia                                  2009


B.A.     Russian Area Studies, Emory University                                                          2003




Book Review: Ballerina, Ballerina by Marko Sosič. Trans. Maja Visenjak Limon in Slavic and East European Journal 60.1 (Spring 2016)


 Book Review: South African Literature’s Russian Soul: Narrative Forms of Global Isolation by Jeanne-Marie Jackson in Slavic and East European Journal 60.2 (Fall 2016)


Blog Posts



    Ivan Bunin’s “The Gentleman from San Francisco” for the Language Classroom. Content developer on a team creating digital lesson plans for the language classrooms. Oversaw language and literature content development for web publication.


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    Bringing Symbols to Life: 3D Printing in the Humanities Classroom. A collaborative project between the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, the University of Virginia Library and the Scholars’ Lab that introduces students to new ways of examining and expressing the symbolic world of self-identification.


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    Member, Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies


    Member, American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages


    Member, South Central Modern Language Association


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