Honorary Research Associate
- Soviet Jewish history;
- Women in politics;
- Yiddish activism.
- A biography of Ester Frumkin.
- 12-13 February 2006:
‘Esther Frumkin: “A Frenzied Medusa Whose Fury Was On the Head of the Rabbis"'
Women in Judaism’, Australian Association of Jewish Studies conference, University of Melbourne.
- 6-10 February 2006:
‘Using Lives’ Workshop on Biography, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra.
- 27 June 2005:
‘Esther Frumkin and the Yidishe Folks-shul’, Yiddish and Education conference, Mandelbaum House, University of Sydney.
- April 2002 – February 2005: Chief Executive Officer of Mandelbaum House, University of Sydney;
- 2001: NAATI Professional translation accreditation (Russian and French to English);
- 1995: Trinity College, London, TESOL (English language teaching) accreditation.