Her research deals with former Yugoslav literature and culture, cultural and intellectual history, and postcolonial studies. She is currently working on a book manuscript that analyzes the cultural history of the Yugoslav socialist period, and especially the literary canon of the 20th century. Her broader interests include popular culture, political economy, Russian intellectual history, and cultural studies.

Specialties/Research Interests:

  • Former Yugoslav (Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian) literature and culture, postcolonial studies, Marxism, cultural studies, intellectual history, Russian 19th century history and culture, nationalism, peripheral modernisms, and critical theory.
European Studies, Literature, Language Studies, Russian
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, 2013
MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Comparative Literature, 2003
BA, University of Pittsburgh, English, Philosophy, 2000
bosnia and herzegovina croatia serbia and montenegro slavic language or literature postcolonial theory political economy