Examples of BA and MA theses that I supervised include analyses of failure and gender in 21st century prose; new Russian poetry; sincerity rhetoric in Putin-era politics; Russian and Ukrainian nostalgia and/in voting; Russian dissident visions on homosexuality; and post-Soviet online slang.


At the moment, I teach and participate in BA and MA courses on Russia and Eastern Europe as cultural constructionsthe politics of Soviet-era children's writing & literary studiesI welcome BA/MA/RMA proposals devoted to related topics and to (Russian) cultural history, literature, art/design, and (social) media.