PhD, The University of Chicago, Polish and Russian literature MA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, comparative literature BA, The University of Chicago, Polish and Russian language and literature
Distance Manipulation: The Russian Modernist Search for a New Drama. Northwestern University Press, 2000.
"Body/Mind and Female/Male: Behind the Facades of Polish Women's Drama" accepted for publication in a refereed festschrift by Slavica.
"Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska's Baba-Dziwo: Experimenting with the Popular." Canadian Slavonic Papers 46:3-4 (September-December), 343-359.
"Distancing in Zinaida Gippius 'Svjataja krov'." Slavic and East European Journal 40:4 (Winter 1996), 649-666.
(With Jana Hashamova). "Alienation as Expressed through Silence in Anton Chexov's Drama Three Sisters." Slavica Gandensia 22 (1995), 111-126.
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages Canadian Association of Slavists
I am interested in experimental modernist drama, early 20th -century feminist drama, and theories of modernity. At present I am working on a study of form vis à vis feminist content in Polish "women's drama" of the 1930s.
All levels of Russian language, literature, and culture.