Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

2017    The Politics of Russian-Language Film Showings in Post-Soviet Georgia. Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 40(1): 137-157 [pdf]

2016    Skill and Masculinity in Olympic Weightlifting: Training Cues and Cultivated Craziness in Georgia. American Ethnologist, 43(1): 103-115. [pdf]

2015    Russian Presence in Georgian Film Dubbing: Scales of Inferiority. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, 25(2): 215-229. [pdf]

2014    Hazardous Digits: Telephone Keypads and Russian Numbers in Tbilisi, Georgia. Language & Communication, 37:1–11. [pdf]


2016    Beyond “Embodiment” in Sport. July/August. Anthropology News. [pdf]

2016    Projections of Europe. Rethinking Euro-Anthropology, part 3. Early Career Scholars forum. Social Anthropology. 24(3): 370-371. [pdf]

2012    A Glimpse Into the National Weightlifting Federation of Georgia. Performance Menu 86(8), March. [link]

Book Reviews

2017    The Olympic Games, the Soviet Sports Bureaucracy, and the Cold War: Red Sport, Red Tape by Jenifer Parks. Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2017. In The International Journal of the History of Sport. [pdf]

2015    Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia by Florian Mühlfried. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. In American Ethnologist. 42(2):383-385. [pdf]

2015    Seven Stories of Threatening Speech: Women’s Suffrage Meets Machine Code, by Ruth A. Miller. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2012. In Gender and Language. 9(1):137-140. [pdf]

2015    Free Market Tuberculosis: Managing Epidemics in Post-Soviet Georgia by Erin Koch. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2013. In Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East and Central Eurasia. 2(2): 245-247. [pdf]

2014    Young Men, Time, and Boredom in the Republic of Georgia by Martin Demant Frederiksen. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. In Anthropos. 109(2). [pdf]

2014    Reorganizing Crime: Mafia and Anti-Mafia in Post-Soviet Georgia by Gavin Slade. New York/London: Oxford University Press, 2013. In Central Asian Survey. 33(3): 427-429. [pdf]

2014    Re-Engendering Translation: Transcultural Practice, Gender/Sexuality and the Politics of Alterity. Christopher Larkosh, editor. Manchester, UK & Kinderhook (NY): St. Jerome Publishing, 2011. In Perspectives: Studies in Translatology. [pdf]

2013    The Semiotics of Drinks and Drinking, by Paul Manning. New York: Continuum, 2012. In Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. 23(2): E110-E112. [pdf]