Research projects


Defending Memory in Global Politics: Mnemonical In/Security and Crisis, with Erica Resende and Doug Becker, Routledge, forthcoming in 2024

The Routledge Handbook of Memory in Central Eastern Europe, with Violeta Davoliūtė, Routledge, forthcoming in 2025

Selected Publications:

„From Transnational to Local Remembrance: European Roma Genocide Memory and the Commemoration of Samudaripen in Lithuania,” Holocaust Studies, Scopus, vol. 29, no. 4 (2023), pp. 520-46

“The Complexity of Memory after Communism: Multiple Actors, Multiple Memories?,” an essay for a book forum in Shofar, Scopus, vol. 40, no. 1 (2022), pp. 171-6 10.1353/sho.2022.0014

“Memory Politics and the Study of Crises in International Relations: Insights from Ukraine and Lithuania,” Journal of International Relations and Development, SSCI, vol. 24, issue 4, December 2021, pp. 980-1000,

Reprinted in Different Shades of the Past: History as an Instrument of Contemporary International Conflicts, edited by Mateusz Kamionka and Przemysław Łukasik, De Gruyter, 2023, pp. 11-39 (with post scriptum)

Defending Memory: Exploring the Relationship between Mnemonical In/security and Crises in Global Politics (with Erica Resende and Douglas Becker), Interdisciplinary Political Studies, Scopus, Vol. 6, issue 1 (2020)

“Entangled History, History Education, and Affective Communities in Lithuania” (with Violeta Davoliūtė) in Transitional Justice and the Former Soviet Union: Reviewing the Past and Looking toward the Future, edited by Cynthia M. Horne and Lavinia Stan, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 323-44,

Taming Nationalism? Political Community Building in the Post-Soviet Baltic States, Ashgate Publishers, 2005; ebook Routledge, 2017,

“Decolonization of Trauma and Memory Politics: Insights from Eastern Europe,” Humanities, no. 5:1 (2016),

Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates (co-edited with Erica Resende), Routledge, 2013, series “Interventions”


Selected Publications

Feminist Conversations: Women, Trauma and Empowerment in Post-Transitional Societies (cp\o-edited with Lisa M. Vaughn and Natalya T. Riegg), Rowman and Littlefield/University Press of America, 2009

“Gender, War, and Remembrance: ‘Points of Memory’ in the Narratives of Women Participants in the Partisan War in Lithuania” (in Lithuanian), Lietuvos Etnologija, 32 (30), 2021, pp. 127-48

“From Masculine Heroism to Everyday Violence? A Gendered Perspective on the Partisan War in Lithuania,” a special issue of Revue Ethnologie Française, Scopus, no 2, 2018, pp. 245-254, 

“From Partisan Warfare to Memory Battlefields:  Two Women’s Stories about World War II and Its Aftermath in Lithuania,” Gender and History, SSCI, vol. 28, no. 3, November 2016, pp. 754-74,

“Points of Memory in the Narrative of a ‘Mnemonic Warrior’: Gender, Displacement, and the anti-Soviet War of Resistance in Lithuania,” Journal of Baltic Studies, SSCI, vol. 47, no. 4, December 2016, pp. 473-96,

Reprinted in Baltic Socialism Remembered: Memory and Life Story since 1989, edited by Ene Kõresaar, Routledge, 2018, pp. 43-66

“The Experience of Trauma and Political Activism: A Case Study of Women ‘Agents of Memory’ in Lithuania,” Journal of Baltic Studies, SSCI, vol. 41, no. 3 (2010), pp. 331-50,

Reprinted in Memory and Pluralism in the Baltic States, edited by Eva-Clarita Pettai, Routledge, 2011, pp. 55-74


Engaging Difference: Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in Multicultural Environments (co-edited with Scott Boykin), Rowman and Littlefield, 2017

“Toward an Intersectional Pedagogy in IR: How to Take Feminist Interventions Seriously,” in Teaching International Relations, edited by James M. Scott et al., Edward Elgar, 2021, pp. 52-64,

“Open Educational Resources and Student Engagement: The Use of In-Class Exercises to Enhance OERs in Introductory American Government Classes” (with Michael Lewkowicz, Yohannes Gedamu and Scott Boykin), in Open Educational Resources (OER) Pedagogy and Practices, edited by Molly Y. Zhou, IGI Global, 2020, pp. 187-209,

“Bringing the Study of American Government to Life in a Diverse Classroom: Internationalization and Individualization” (with Michael Lewkowicz, Laura Young and Scott Boykin) in Handbook of Research on Curriculum Internationalization and the Future of Global Education, edited by Semire Dikli, Richard Rawls and Brian Etheridge, IGI Global, 2018, pp. 1-17,