AboutHistorian, Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Host, New Books in Russian Studies podcast series
Host, New Books in East European Studies podcast series
Research development, program management and university-community partnerships
EducationPhD, History, University of Washington
MA, Russian and East Europeam Studies, University of Washington
BA, International Studies, Florida State University
“Commemorating the “Living Torch of Freedom”: Searching for a Usable Past in Romas Kalanta’s 1972 Self-Immolation,” Ab Imperio
2/2015, pp. 162-182.
“From the Big Screen to the Streets of Kaunas: Youth Cultural Practices and Communist Party Discourse in Soviet Lithuania,” Cahiers du Monde Russe
special issue “Beyond Brezhnevism: Growing Autonomy for Social Groups and Assimilation of Socialist Values,” 54/3-4, July-December 2013, pp. 467-490.
“Negotiating Narratives of Kaunas 1972 from Archives to Oral Interviews
,” REECAS Newsletter
, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Spring/Summer 2012.
MembershipsAssociation for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies
Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies
American Historical Association
Coordinating Council for Women in History