Dissertation: “Sacred Sites: The Russian Orthodox Church and the Literary Canon Online”
Research Interests: Internet studies and digital humanities; contemporary Russian culture and politics; nationalism, religion, and identity; canon formation.
MPhil, 2016, Yale University
BA, 2013, The College of William & Mary
Fellowships and Awards:
MacMillan International Dissertation Fellowship, 2017-2018
Mellon Summer Writing-in-residence Workshop, 2017
Mellon Graduate Concentration in the Digital Humanities, 2015-2016
Ronald Muirhead Byrnes Fellow, 2015 – 2016
Boren Scholarship, 2012-2013
Phi Beta Kappa, 2011
State Department Critical Language Scholarship (Russian), 2011
“The Digital City in Post-Soviet Identity Formation: The Case of OurBaku.com,” Digital Icons 13, Spring 2015.
“Learning from the Digital Canon: The Case of Foma.ru,” Bi-Annual ASEC Conference, Oxford, OH, March 11, 2017.
“Contemporary (Novel) Canonizations: The Case of Evgenii Vodolazkin’s Lavr in Online Discourse,” ASEEES Annual Convention, Washington, DC, November 20, 2016.
“Topic Modeling Slavic Review,” HASTAC Conference, Tempe, Arizona, May 14, 2016.
“An Orthodox Talk Show? Metropolitan Hilarion’s ‘Church and the World,’” AATSEEL Conference, Austin, TX, January 9, 2016.
“Russian Orthodox Gogol?: The Online Debate Over the Russian Orthodox Church’s Republication of Gogol’s Works,” ASEEES Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 22, 2015
“The Co-option and Re-imagination of Russian Realism on the Orthodox Internet,” 15th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, Helsinki, Finland, October 22, 2016.
”Bakinets Identity as Site of Memory: The Case of Ourbaku.com,” ACLA Annual Meeting, New York, NY, March 16, 2014.
“The Military-Patriotic Upbringing on the Digital Front,” ASEEES Annual Convention, Boston, MA, November 23, 2013