Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute. "Unreal Estate: Cognitive Maps of Russia and their Cultural and Ideological Significance." May 1995 - June 1995; February 1997. Project Description: "Evaluation of the ideological significance of Russia's culturally-generated cognitive maps; the extent to which such maps reflect and the influence national beliefs and national behavior." || Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute. "Russian Village Prose." September 1987 - November 1987. Project Description: "How village prose differs from is immediate antecedents in Soviet literature about the countryside; what VP borrows from 19th century and early 20th century Russian literature on rural themes."