I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
The main focus of my research is located in the broad area of historical sociology and political economy of capitalist development in East-Central Europe. I am particularly interested in post-communist transformations in the Baltic states, forms of resistance against neoliberal restructuring of East-Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union as well as analytical concepts in historical materialism.
My articles, book reviews and commentaries have appeared in the Economic and Labour Relations Review, Global Political Economy, Europe-Asia Studies, Historical Materialism, Political Studies Review, Journal of Soviet & Post-Soviet Politics & Society, Progress in Political Economy and Jacobin.
I am an editor of LŪŽIS magazine and member of the Association for Slavic, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies.