Adjunct professor, received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Slavic
Studies from Stanford University, in the field of Russian and
German literature, with an emphasis on the dialog between Russian
and German authors in the 20th century. He has been teaching
courses in Russian and German language and literature since Spring
2012. He earned his B.A. at the University of Regensburg, Germany,
majoring in Slavic and English literatures, with a particular focus
on literary theory.