Associate Professor of Russian
The Imperative of Reliability: Russian Prose on the Eve of the Novel, 1820s-1850s. Northwestern University Press, 2015.
“Nonresistance to Fiction: Archaic Folktale vs. Later Tolstoy.” Slavic and Eastern European Journal 60:2 (Summer 2016), pp. 284-306.
“Alexander Veselovsky’s Historical Poetics vs. Cultural Poetics: Remembering the Future.” Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov, eds., Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics, Fordham University Press, 2015.
“Morals and Miracles: The Case of AT 555, The Fisherman and His Wife.” Forthcoming (2016) in Nancy Canepa, ed. Teaching Fairy Tales, Wayne State University Press.
“Four is Not Fourteen: Tongue Twister Patterns and the Unmastery of Language.” Western Folklore 73:2/3 (Spring 2014), pp. 195-215.
“No Need for Dogs or Women: Muteness in Turgenev’s Mumu.” Russian Literature 68, nos. 3-4 (2010): 501-520.
“On the Metahistorical Roots of the Fairytale.” Western Folklore 61 (2002): 277-294.