• USAPECS, the national committee representing United States members of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) 2022-2023, 2023-2024. Contribute to developing and publishing the blog series “Becoming a Polar Scientist.” In this blog, early career and established polar and alpine researchers share their experiences of becoming a part of the Arctic/Antarctic/Alpine scientific community.


  • Peer reviewer for Suomen Antropologi, a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Finnish Anthropological Society since 1976.
  • Film submission reviewer for the 7th Annual International Polar Film Festival 2023. The Annual International Polar Film Festival is organized by USAPECS to showcase short videos on topics related to the polar region to the public and broader APECS (Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) community.
  • Student application reviewer for Sharing Circle for Early Career Professionals and Arctic Youth 2023. APECS & Arctic PASSION Sharing Circle for early career professionals and Arctic youth is organized by the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the EU Project Arctic PASSION in Sevettijärvi and Inari, Northern Finland, from October 2-6, 2023.  Participants gain a better understanding of the Arctic and its people, the intercultural and transdisciplinary complexity of the Arctic, and the value of sharing experiences and knowledge in collaborations. Learnings and experiences from the Sharing Circle help participants to build a frame for working towards equitable and genuine collaborations and a sustainable Arctic future. 
  • Grant application reviewer for the Icelandic Research Fund’s expert panel on Social sciences, law and educational sciences 2022. The Icelandic Research Fund is an open competitive fund that provides research grants according to the general priorities of the Icelandic Science and Technology Policy Council and based on peer review of proposals. The Icelandic Research Fund is administered by Rannís, the Icelandic Centre for Research.  
  • Reviewer of Student Research Papers for Yale Undergraduate Research Journal (YURJ), Yale University. Summer 2020, Fall 2022.   


  • European Studies Professional Development Fellow at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies: European Studies Council and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES), Yale University. Spring 2023  
  • Co-organizer, Series “Visions of Ecology on Art and the Environment in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.” Russian, East European and Eurasian Program of the MacMillan Center, Yale University. Fall 2022 — Spring 2023  
  • Organizer and Co-Chair, Panel “Urban Sustainability and Governance in the North: Perspectives from Europe and Eurasia.” Conference “Europe Today: Challenges & Opportunities, ” European Studies Council of the MacMillan Center, Yale University. April 16-17, 2021
  • Organizer and Chair, Panel “Environmental Transitions in Europe and Russia: Public Discourse, Social Movements, and Policies.” Conference “Europe in Flux, ” European Studies Council of the MacMillan Center, Yale University. December 6-7, 2019


  • Teaching Fellow, Undergraduate Class ANTH 110 01: Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology. Yale University, Spring 2021, Spring 2023
  • Teaching Fellow, Undergraduate Class ANTH 140 01/ER& M 241 01/SOCY 138 01: The Corporation. Yale University, Fall 2020
  • Guest Instructor on the Topic: The Cold War in The Arctic, Undergraduate Seminar ANTH 258/558 E& RS 532 Cold War in the First Person: Anthropology of Everyday Life Under the Superpowers. Yale University, Fall 2019
  • Russian Language Tutor, Russian Flagship Program. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2021  
  • Educator, Department of Environmental Education. The Ust-Lensky Nature Reserve, the Russian Arctic, November 2021 — May 2022  


  • How to Get into Graduate School? Invited Panelist, McNair Scholars Program Alumni Panel, Hunter College, the City University of New York. May 5, 2021


  • Student Advisory Board, Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning, Yale University 2023-2024
  • Yale GSAS Student Ambassador, Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity, Yale University 2019-2020
  • Academics and Professional Development Committee, Graduate Student Assembly, Yale University 2019-2020
  • Student Advisory Committee for the Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, Yale University 2019-2020
  • Anthropology of Japan Faculty Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Yale University 2019