19th century Russian literature, culture, religion and philosophy; Dostoevsky; Shakespeare; performance studies (Russian/English); clowning; pantomime; Armenian literature (premodern to present day); postcolonial studies; geopolitics in the South Caucasus
2022 - Institute of Armenian Studies Research Grant, University of Southern California
2019 - Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Dissertation Research Grant
2019 - The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation European Studies Fellowship for Dissertation Research
Bloodied Ballads, Living Empires: Transculturality in Armenian Lyrical Verse (Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield), under contract.
Love and Its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden (Open Book Publishers, 2017), co-authored with Michael Bryson.
“Soviet (In)finite Jest: Leonid Yengibarov’s Pantomime and State Erasure,” Law, Culture, and the Humanities (Special issue: Humor and the Law: Laughter as Critique, forthcoming in September 2022).
“The Poetics of Schism: Dostoevsky Translates Hamlet,” Humanities 9:3 (September 2020): 116–121.
“Re-membering Armenian Literature in the Soviet Borderlands,” Territories: A Trans-Cultural Journal of Regional Studies 2:1 (May 2020): 78–99.
Chapter in Edited Volume:
“Elenchus from Other Shores: Alexander Herzen’s Dialogue in Absentia,” Socrates in Russia, ed. A. DeBlasio and V. Juharyan (Brill, Contemporary Russian Philosophy, forthcoming in October 20, 2022).
Elementary Russian I, 01:860:101
Special Topics: Narratives of Bondage, Narratives of Freedom, 01:860:320
Love & Death in the Russian Short Story, 01:860:322