Dissertation: "Hawthorne, Melville, and the Redemption of Allegory"
MA, English, University of Virginia, 2017
BA, English, Yale University, 2013
Fellowships and Awards
Jefferson Scholars Foundation Research Prize, 2018
Graduate teaching award, 2018
Gosnell Prize, 2018
Jewish Studies Fellow, University of Virginia, 2017-2018
ENWR 1510: Walking and Writing, spring 2017
ENWR 1510: Words and Images, fall 2016
ENGL 3820: History of Literature in English II, spring 2018 (TA)
ENGL 2010: History of European Literature I, fall 2017 (TA)
RUTR 3500: Connecting Lives through Literature, fall 2017 (TA)
Georgetown Day High School, 2018-present
Maimonides Scholars Program, 2018
Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, Russian literature, 2018
Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center, Russian literature, 2016
University of Virginia Writing Center, 2015
Great Books Summer Program, 2011-2014 (academic director, 2014)
Lectures and conference presentations
"Leonard Bernstein's Jewish Mass." 2nd International Conference on Jewish Studies. Hangzhou, China, March 2018.
"Allegory's Warmth." UVa Graduate Student Conference. Charlottesville, VA, April 2017.
"Some White Whale: The Grammar of Ambiguity in Moby-Dick." Sir Thomas More Lecture Series. New Haven, CT, February 2013.
Assorted articles, The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, The New Republic, and elsewhere. See here for clips.