Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (Slavic Languages and Literatures).
Teaching: Czech language, literature and culture.
Research interests: Norm and variation in Slavic. Czech language and culture. Nineteenth- century Russian literature. Russian women writers. Historical linguistics. Language pedagogy of heritage and less commonly taught languages.
Current projects: Course materials for Czech language instruction, continuing development of elementary reading curriculum. Grammatical variation as a literary device in Anna Karenina. Instrumental singular variation in nineteenth-century Russian prose.