Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


University of California, Riverside, CA
Ph.D Candidate, Department of History

  • Dissertation Title: “Translating Europe at the Petrovskii: Public Theater, Educated Muscovites, and the European Enlightenment, 1780-1800”
  • Primary Specialization: Modern Russian History
  • Complimentary Specialization: Early Modern Print Culture
  • Designated Emphasis in Books, Archives, and Manuscript Studies

University of California, Riverside, CA
Master’s Degree, Department of History
Modern Russian History

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
Bachelor of Arts, Department of Political Science

Honors and Awards

Spring, 2015 | History Department Research Grant University of California, Riverside
September, 2014 | Graduate Student Research Grant Center for Ideas and Society
Winter—Spring 2014 | Graduate Research Mentoring Program Award University of California, Riverside
Fall 2010–Spring 2013 | Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship University of California, Riverside


University of California, Riverside, CA | Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 (Current)
Teaching Assistant, Department of English

GradHacker (Institute for Higher Education) | May 2015 – Current
Contributing Author

Rivera Library Special Collections and University Archives, Riverside CA | Jan. 2015 – Current
Congressman George Brown Intern

University of California, Riverside, CA | Summer 2015
Associate-In History

The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA | July – Aug. 2014
British Manuscripts Intern, Department of Manuscripts

University of California, Riverside, CA | Fall 2011 – Winter 2015
Teaching Assistant, Department of History

University of California, Riverside, CA | Fall 2011 – Winter 2013
Course Assistant, Department of History

Northwest University, Kirkland, WA | Fall 2009
Guest Lecturer, Slavic Literature

Northwest University, Hurst Library, Kirkland, WA | Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2010
Circulation Coordinator

Departmental Service

History Department Colloquia Series


History Department Graduate Student Association

Founding Member
Material Culture of the Book Working Group (Mellon Group)

Critical Digital Humanities Working Group

Invited Talks and Conference Papers

“And Two on Sundays: Mapping Culture in Catherinian Moscow, 1784” | April 2013
History Student Association Conference, Epicenters of Change, Presenter
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

“Under the Towers of the Kremlin: Mapping Culture in Catherinian Moscow” | Oct. 2012
LENS Mapping People Symposium Presenter
University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

“Spacialities of Moscow” and panel member on “Spaces of the Enlightenment” | July 2012
Indisciplines of the Enlightenment Seminar Presenter
University of California, Berkeley, CA; University of California Muilticampus Research Group on the Material Cultures of Knowledge, 1500-1830


California Rare Book School University of California, Los Angeles | Aug. 2014
Archival Practice for Historians and Librarians

University of Indiana Bloomington, ID | July 2011
Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European, and Central Asian Languages


Russian | Advanced Reading (Modern and Early Modern)
French | Advanced Reading and Conversational Spoken