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      2014, Ph.D., History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana IL

      2007, M.A., History of Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR

      2003, B.S., Biology, B.A., History, University of Oregon, Eugene OR


      Journal Articles:

      Travniki, Travniki and Travniki: Herbals, Herablists and Herbaria in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Russia,” Vivliofika, (2018), vol. 6.

      Juniper: From Medicine to Poison and Back Again in Seventeenth-Century Muscovy,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, 19 (2018), no. 4, 697-716.


      The Patriarch and the Apothecary: Planting Gardens and Making Miro in Seventeenth-Century Moscow,” in D. Fairchild Ruggles, ed. Sound and Scent in the Garden, Dumbarton Oaks Press: Washington DC, 2017.

      In Imperio Rutheno: Johann Amman’s Stirpium Rariorum … (1739) and the Foundation of Russia’s Botanical Empire,” in Anatole Tchikine and Yota Batsaki, eds. The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century, Dumbarton Oaks Press: Washington DC, 2016.

      Book Reviews: 

      Review: Luba Golburt, First Epoch: The Eighteenth Century and Russian Cultural Imagination, (Madison WI, 2014),” Canadian Slavonic Papers 59 (2017), 154-156.

      Review: Han Vermeulen, Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment (Lincoln NE, 2015),” Ab Imperio 2 (2016), 473-481


      An Empire in Flower: Russian Gardens Between East and West, 1630-1760. [Book manuscript in progress.]

      Acclimatizing Astrakhan’: Russo-Persian Horticultural Exchange on the Edge of the Caspian Sea. [Research in progress.]

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