I received my Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, with emphasis in Slavic Studies and a minor in film, at New York University in 2022 and am currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. My research centers on the relationship between cultural memory and embodiment in post-Soviet film, television, fashion, and performance art. My first book project, Beyond Nostalgia: Remediating the Soviet Body in Russian Culture under Putin, asks how contemporary fascination with the past generates the concept of the post-Soviet body which I probe as a productive analytical tool for understanding post-Soviet engagement with Soviet culture. My other teaching and research interests include gender theory, history of global feminisms, Soviet gender politics, Soviet and contemporary film genres, aesthetics of melodrama, fashion studies, the 1990s, social media and cultural consumption.