Director, Centre for European Studies, University of British Columbia, 2021-present

Associate Professor, Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies, UBC, 2020-present

Wall Scholar, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Study, UBC, 2019-2020

Assistant Professor, Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies, UBC, 2015-2020

Research Fellow, Darwin College, Cambridge, 2012-2015

Research Associate, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge, 2012-2015


PhD, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Northwestern University, 2011

MA, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Northwestern, 2006

MA, Slavic Studies, University of Virginia, 2004

BA, Russian and East European Studies and German Language and Literature (double major), UVA, 2002

Positions Held

Book Review Editor for Literature and Culture, Canadian Slavonic Papers, 2021-present

Vice-President, North American Dostoevsky Society, 2019-present

Editor, Bloggers Karamazov, 2016-present

Chair, Academic Committee, International Council for Central and Eastern European Studies, 2019-2021

Program Chair and Local Arrangements Coordinator, Canadian Association of Slavists, 2018-2019

Executive board and committee membership

Association for Women in Slavic Studies Executive Board, 2022-present

Awards to Scholarly Publications Program Committee, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017-present

North American Dostoevsky Society Executive Board, 2016-present

Canadian Association of Slavists Executive Board, 2019-2021

Editorial board membership

Nineteenth Century and Neo-Victorian Cultures Series, Edinburgh University Press, 2022-present

“Karabakh” Almanakh, 2015-2017