Expertise: Modern German literature and culture; European modernism; comparative literature (especially comparing literature with other art forms); the novel as form; literature and philosophy; the avant-garde.
Expertise: Heritage languages (Russian); bilingualism; bilingual code-switching; second language and heritage language pedagogy; language teacher education
Expertise: The novel in Russia and Europe of the 19th century; the short story in Russia; the literature of childhood and children’s literature; representations of the family, of animals.
Expertise: Modern Russia; modern Germany; history of globalization; religion
Expertise: International political economy; comparative politics of advanced industrialized economies; comparative political economy
Expertise: Modern European and French history; history of modern war
Expertise: Modern Jewish history; Holocaust studies.
Expertise: Domestic and international terrorism; Islam in the West; immigration and social cohesion.
Expertise: Jewish and Holocaust film; archivist and producer
Expertise: Nationalism; ethnicity; sociology of culture; sociology of religion; political dissent; terrorism; modern European politics
Expertise: European and American art, French Revolution to World War II
Expertise: Modern Jewish history and thought