2011 Ph.D. Stanford University (expected) Learning to See: Pasternak and Rilke in Historical Context (1906-1960)
2003: B.A., Regensburg University (Germany), Slavic Studies & English
“Josephine Pasternak’s Epilogue to Safe Conduct,” Vademecum: Festshrift in Honor of Lazar Fleishman. Moscow: Aquarius, 2009. pp. 572-579.
“Points in a Dot Line: A Microsemantic Analysis of an Early Poem by B. Pasternak.” Eternity’s Hostage: Selected Papers from the Stanford International Conference on Boris Pasternak, May 2004. Stanford, 2006. pp. 42-55.
“Myth and Democracy in Eastern Europe” Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie, 58 (2002), pp. 151-154.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS______________________________________________
“Safe Conduct through Hades: Pasternak's Autobiography as a Requiem.” American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Annual Conference,Pasadena, CA, January 2010
“Two Poets' Novels: Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago and Rilke's Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.” American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, Annual Conference, San Francisco, December 2008.
“The Guardian Angel of Poetry: Rilke and Early Pasternak.” American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS), Annual Convention, Washington, DC, November 2006.
“Verse Semantics in Early Pasternak.” Eternity's Hostage: International
Conference on Boris Pasternak, Stanford, May 2004
“Dreams in Pushkin” Graduate Student Conference, UCLA April 2004;
Stanford Centennial Teaching Award, June 2008
Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Summer Research Grant, 2007
Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship, Stanford University 2007
Bernard Osher Fellowship, Hoover Institute Archives, 2004