Assistant Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures
Twentieth and twenty-first-century Russian poetry; Russian and Balkan avant-gardes; diasporas and transnational culture; translation and adaptation across media; poetics and politics of the Danube river
Putin’s Russia and Protest Culture; Joseph Brodsky: Digital Humanities Lab; Nabokov and World Literature; Russian Avant-Garde Poetry; The Danube River in Literature and Film; Russian Symbolism; Masterpieces of Russian Literature II
Nabokov’s Canon: From Onegin to Ada (forthcoming with Northwestern University Press; Harriman Institute series selection).
Avant-Gardes Post-: Radical Poetics after the Soviet Union (manuscript in progress)
Watersheds: Poetics and Politics of the Danube River. Eds. Marijeta Bozovic and Matthew Miller. Academic Studies Press (2015).
“Nabokov’s Moving Images.” In Nabokov in Context. Eds. David Bethea and Siggy Frank. Cambridge University Press (planned publication 2015).
“The Arrest of Ratko Mladić Online: Tracing Memory Models Across Digital Genres,” Digital Icons 12 (2014).
“Poetry on the Front Line: Kirill Medvedev and a New Russian Poetic Avant-Garde.” Zeitschrift für Slavische Philologie 70.1 (2014).
“Nabokov and the Critics’ TOOL.” In Shades of Laura: Vladimir Nabokov’s Last Novel The Original of Laura, ed. Yuri Leving. McGill-Queens University Press, 2013.
Introduction to After Yugoslavia: Post-Yugoslav Cultural Spaces and Europe. Ed. Radmila Gorup. Stanford University Press, 2013.
“Zenit Rising: Return to an Avant-Garde.” In After Yugoslavia: Post-Yugoslav Cultural Spaces and Europe. Ed. Radmila Gorup. Stanford University Press, 2013. Reprinted in Camenzind 14 / Kamenzind 4 (March 2014).
“Love, Death, Nabokov: Looking for The Original of Laura.” The Nabokov Online Journal (December 2011).
“Oblomov and the Grand Tour: Edifying Travel and How We Read Goncharov’s Novel,” trans. “Bol’shoe puteshestvie Oblomova: Roman Goncharova v svete prosvetitel’noi poezdki.” In Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie No. 106 (2010).
2013-2015 Jury Member, Andrei Bely Prize, St. Petersburg, Russia
2014 Hilles Publication Subvention Award, Yale University
2014 A. Whitney Griswold Faculty Research Grant, Yale University
2014 Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund for Political Violence and Militant Aesthetics after Socialism, Yale University
2013 A. Whitney Griswold Faculty Research Grant, Yale University