Ph.D., University of Washington (2006)
Office phone: 860-405-9272
Water Resources Planning and Management
Urban and Community Development
Geographic Information Systems
UConn Geography Research Clusters:
“Navigating towards tomorrow in the urban sea: the challenges and opportunities of Maritime Spatial Planning in Long Island Sound,” co-authored with Syma Ebbin, Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal, 8:1, 15-82. http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/sglpj/vol8no1/sgjpj-v8.1.pdf
“Culture-led Development and Conflict over Urban Space: Refashioning St. Petersburg, Russia.” 96 (1), 1-22. Geografiska Annaler: Series B, March 2014.
“Restructuring socialist housing estates and its impact on residents’ perceptions: “Renovatsiia” of khrushchevki in St. Petersburg, Russia. 1-17. GeoJournal, February 2014.
“Assessing the Nutrient Loading on the Eastern Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea) from the Russian Catchment Area,” co-authored with Sergey Kondratyev (first author), Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 2012, Vol. 60, No. 3, 145-151.
“Environmental Degradation of Russian Coastal Regions: The Case of the Gulf of Finland,” co-authored with Oleg Bodrov, Eurasian Geography and Economics, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2009, pp 1-15.
Funded Research Projects
“Creating a Blue Heritage Trail for Southeast Connecticut: Maritime History, Economy and Ecology,” National Maritime Heritage Grant, National Park Service, 2017-2019.
“Best practices of decommissioning of nuclear power plants in the U.S. and Russia,” PI, grant of U.S. State Department, 2014-16.
“The environmental and economic impacts of moorage marinas on the West Coast,” Co-PI, grant of Washington Sea Grant, 2014-18.