Current position: Associate Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature UC-San Diego
Ph.D., Comparative Literature. Stanford University. September, 2004
Shklar Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 2004
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; Jewish Studies, 2005-2006
Assistant Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature, UC-San Diego, 2006-2012
Associate Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature, UC-San Diego, 2012-presentEducation:
MSt., Yiddish Studies. University of Oxford. June, 2000
B.A., Comparative Literature. Oberlin College. May, 1997
Dissertation: "The Marketplace and the Church: Jews, Slavs and the Literature of Exchange, 1829-1929."
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University (Fall 2004)
Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University's Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; Jewish Studies (2005-2006)
Current Research Interests:
Russian, Yiddish and Ukrainian Literature, the marketplace as a literary landscape, carnival, Jewish-Christian relations, translation studies, Modernism, Gogol.
Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets. Amelia Glaser and David Weintraub, Ed. Translated from the Yiddish by Amelia Glaser. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, July 2005.
Jews and Ukrainians in Russia's Literary Borderlands: From the Shtetl Fair to the Petersburg Bookshop. Evanston: Northwestern U. Press, 2012.
"My Scattered Souls: The Multiplicity of Being in Amelia Rosselli’s English Poetry," Universals & Contrasts, 1 (2012)
"Introduction: Russian-American Fiction Special Issue," Slavic and East European Journal (SEEJ) Vol. 55, Issue 1 (2011): 15-18
"A Shout from Somewhere: The Early Work of Peretz Markish" in A Captive of the Dawn: The Life and Work of Peretz Markish (1895-1952), ed. Joseph Sherman, Gennady Estraikh, Jordan Finkin, and David Shneer, Oxford: Legenda Studies in Yiddish Vol. 9, 2011: 50-65
"Russian-Jewish Assimilation and the Poetics of Apostasy" in Modern Jewish Literatures: Intersections and Boundaries, ed. Sheila Jelen, Michael P. Kramer and L. Scott Lerner, Philadelphia: U. Penn Press, 2011: 66-82
"A Little World in Transition: Jewish Culture and the Russian Revolution," Shofar Vol. 29, N. 1 (Fall 2010): 137-144
"From Polylingual to Postvernacular: Imagining Yiddish in the Twenty-first Century," Jewish Social Studies (December 2008): 150-164
"Sunday Morning in Balta: Reading the May Laws as a Redemption Narrative," East European Jewish Studies (December 2007): 299-317
"The End of the Bazaar: Revolutionary Eschatology in the Works of Isaac Babel' and Peretz Markish," in Jews in Russia and Eastern Europe (2005): 5-32
"Family Sayings, Part II" by Natalia Ginzburg (trans. From the Italian and introduced by AG), in Maggid: A Journal of Jewish Culture (December 2005): 49-66
"Rashel Mironovna Khin i begstvo ot 'Torgovki,'" Gendernye Issledovanie (2003): 1-7