Maya Vinokour is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies. Her book project, Work Flows: Stalinist Liquids in Russian Labor Culture, investigates the metaphor of flow as a central figure in Russian labor discourse since 1870. She has written on contemporary Russian politics and culture for the Jordan Center's All the Russias' Blog, which she edits; for Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media, where she has been an editor since 2013; and for the Los Angeles Review of Books. Currently, she and several collaborators are creating a bilingual, public-facing multimedia sourcebook of the post-Soviet 1990s, which charts the rise and fall of Russia's only independent public sphere to date. This work is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Jordan Center, and an NYU University Research Challenge Fund grant. She is co-editor (with Ainsley Morse and Maria Vassileva) and -translator of Found Life: Poems, Stories, Comics, a Play, and An Interview (Columbia University Press, 2017), a collected volume by the contemporary fiction author and Runet pioneer Linor Goralik. Her translation of Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's Lame Fate | Ugly Swans is forthcoming from Chicago Review Press in Summer 2020.