Ph.D., Slavic Literary Studies | 2019 (magna cum laude)
University of Passau, Germany
M.A., Russian and East Central European Studies | 2015
University of Passau, Germany
Specialist Degree, Teacher of English and Spanish Languages | 2012 (with distinction)
Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University, Yaroslavl, Russia


Research Group Leader (Volkswagen Freigeist Fellow)
Department for Slavic Literatures and Cultures, University of Regensburg (DE)
Research group: “Light On! Queer Literatures and Cultures under Socialism” | since 10/2022
Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer
Department of Culture and Literature of Central and Eastern Europe, University of Potsdam (DE)
Postdoctoral project: “Performing Queerness, Performing Russia: Contemporary LGBTQ Theater and Drama as the Nation’s Ghostwriter” | 11/2021 – 09/2022
Faculty of Arts & Science Postdoctoral Fellow
Women & Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto (CA)
Postdoctoral Fellow (starting grant)
DFG Research Training Group “Privacy and Digitalization,” University of Passau | 11/2018 – 04/2019
Lecturer, Russian Literature and Culture
Chair of Slavic Literatures and Cultures, University of Passau | 04/2018 – 03/2019
Graduate research associate (doctoral fellow)
DFG Research Training Group 1681/2 “Privacy and Digitalization”
University of Passau (DE) | 04/2015 – 01/2019
Lecturer, Russian Language
Language Center, University of Passau | 10/2012 – 03/2018


Visiting postdoctoral researcher | 2019, Apr 17–July 15
School of Cultural Studies, NRU Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Visiting doctoral researcher | 2018, Aug 21–25
Writer’s Block Rehab (CenAR Summer Lab, Aug 1–31, 2018), Prague, Czech Republic
Visiting doctoral researcher | 2017, Mar 11–Apr 15
University of Amsterdam, Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Digital Politics, Digital Histories, Digital Futures Postgraduate Summer School, Manchester Metropolitan University | 2021, Jul 6–9
“Late Socialism (1956–85): The Forgotten Years between Stalinism and Perestroika,” Tallinn, Estonia | 2015, Jul 24–31


Russian (native), English (C2, teacher qualification), German (C1, self-assessment),
Spanish (DELE C1, teacher qualification), French (DELF B2), Italian (CILS B2),
Polish (B2, three years of study), Czech (A2, two years of study), Ukrainian (advanced reading and oral comprehension), Modern Greek (A1, self-assessment)