Associate Professor, New School for Social Research
"Pokazukha and Cardiologist Khrenov: Soviet legacies, legacy theatre, and usable pasts," in The Historical Legacies of Communism, ed. Mark Beissinger and Stephen Kotkin (Cambridge UP, 2014).
"Social contracts and authoritarian projects in post-Soviet space: The use of administrative resource," Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 43:4 (2010).
"From Iron Curtain to Golden Curtain: Remaking Identity in the European Union Borderlands," East European Politics and Societies 23, no. 2 (May 2009): 266–290.
"How to Tell an Axe Murderer: An Essay on Ethnography, Truth, and Lies," in Edward Schatz (ed.), Political Ethnography: What Immersion Contributes to the Study of Power, University of Chicago Press (2009).
The Post-Soviet Potemkin Village: Politics and Property Rights in the Black Earth, Cambridge UP (2008).