Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stetson U in Florida. Studies cultural history of Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and Russia focusing on theater, multi-ethnicity, and state involvement in the arts.
"Mikhail Bulgakov, Mykola Kulish, and Soviet Theater: How Internal Transnationalism Remade Center and Periphery," Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, vol. 16, no. 2 (Spring 2015), 263-290.
"A Cesspool of Intrigues: Les Kurbas, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, and the Early Soviet Ukrainian Motion Picture Industry," in Canadian Slavonic Papers, vol. 56, nos. 1-2 (March-June 2014), 83-101.
"Yiddish Theater in Soviet Ukraine: A Re-Evaluation of Jewish-Slavic Relations in the Arts," Ab Imperio 2011/3 (December 2011).
“'A Theatrical Mecca': The Stages of Kyiv in 1907,” Modernism in Kyiv: Jubilant Experimentation, edited by Virlana Tkacz and Irena Makaryk (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010), 26-51.