Associate Professor of History and Slavic Studies, Brown University
Without the Banya We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse (Oxford University Press, in press, due out in fall 2019.)
Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars (Princeton University Press, 2006; paperback
“Public Health and Bathing in Late Imperial Russia: A Statistical Approach,” Russian Review 72 (January, 2013), 66-93 with Konstantin Kashin
"'Real Men Go to the Bania': Postwar Soviet Masculinities and the Bathhouse," Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 11, 1 (Winter 2010): 47-76.
“From Partiinost’ to Nauchnost’ and Not Quite Back Again: Revisiting Lessons of the Lysenko Affair,” Slavic Review, 68, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 95-115.