Faculty & Staff from A to Z

Foreign Language Competence Scale:
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Jose Alaniz

Jose Alaniz

Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith Hall M256; Box 353580; (206) 543-7580
jos23@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1993, University of Texas at Austin.
  • Ph.D. 2003, University of California at Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Spanish - 3, Italian - 2,
Mandarin Chinese - 2, Czech - 2, Classical Greek - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Comparative Literature; Disability Studies; Death and Dying Studies; Comics and Film.

Recent Publications:

  • Editor, translator, contributor and introduction “Post-Soviet Russian Komiks: A Symposium.” International Journal of Comic Art 7.1 Spring, 2005.
  • Mikhailin, Vadim ed. “Death Porn: Modes of Mortality in Post-Soviet Russian Cinema.” Interpretation of Culture Codes (forthcoming) Spring (2005).
  • Ushakin, Sergei ed. "Particularities of National Death: Hospice in Russia.” Trauma anthology (Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie) (forthcoming) (2005).

James E. Augerot

James E. Augerot

Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; Director, Ellison Center; Chair, REECAS.
Smith Hall M268; Box 353580; (206) 543-5484
bigjim@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1956, M.A. 1959, New Mexico Highlands University.
  • Ph.D. 1968, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Bulgarian - 3, Romanian - 3, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - 2, Polish - 1, Old Church Slavonic - 3.

Teaching Specializations: Slavic and Balkan Linguistics; Second Language Learning; Language Pedagogy; Computer-assisted Language Learning.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Editor with Paul Michelson and Kurt Treptow. Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Romanian Studies (forthcoming).
  • “The Romanian Language.” Elsevier Encyclopedia of Languages and Linguistics. (forthcoming) London, 2005.
  • A new textbook for Russian language instruction in collaboration with Sofiya Yuzefpolskaya and Galina Samoukova. Expected completion (after testing): September 2004.
  • Co-Editor (with Paul Michelson and Kurt Treptow), Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Romanian Studies, 2002.

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Oscar J. Bandelin

Oscar J. Bandelin

Affiliate Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies.
bandelin@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A., 1986, MAIS 1990, Ph.D. 1998, University of Washington

Foreign Language Competence: Spanish - 3, Russian - 3, French - 1, German - 1

Teaching Specializations: Russian history (Imperial to present), History of Eastern Europe (since nineteenth century), Comparative intellectual history (United States and Russia).

Recent Publications:

  • Return to the NEP: The False Promise of Leninism and the Failure of Perestroika, Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2002.
  • Researcher: Boris Yeltsin and Russia's Democratic Transformation, Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2006.
  • Copyeditor/indexing: A Clean Sweep? The Politics of Ethnic Cleansing in Western Poland, 1945-1960, Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2006.

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Bojan Belic

Bojan Belic

Lecturer, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Smith Hall 024; Box 353580; (206) 543-6009
bojan@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1998, University of Belgrade
  • M.A. 2000, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • A.B.D. 2002, Ohio State University
  • Ph.D. 2005, Ohio State University

Foreign Language Competence: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - 3, Russian - 3 Polish - 2, Macedonian - 2, Slovenian - 2, German - 2, Old Church Slavonic - 1, Latin - 1,
Greek - 1

Teaching Specializations: South Slavic Linguistics

Recent Publications:

  • "Infinitive Is Difficult to Lose" First Perspectives on Slavistics Conference, Leuven, Belgium, September 2004.  
  • “Singular, Plural and Paucal: On Grammatical Number in Serbian.” Ohio State University’s Working Papers in Slavic Studies 2003.

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Michael Biggins

Michael Biggins

Head, Slavic and East European Section, UW Libraries;
Affiliate faculty, Slavic Languages and Literatures.
264 Allen Library; Box 352900; (206) 543-5588
mbiggins@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1976, M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1985, University of Kansas.
  • M.S. 1987, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 3, Slovenian - 3, Polish - 2, Czech - 2, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - 2, Lithuanian - 2, French - 2, Spanish - 2, Norwegian - 2, Latin/Greek/other Slavic- 1.

Teaching Specializations: Slavic and East European Bibliography; Russian and Slovenian Languages.

Recent Publications:

  • Translator and author of afterword. Bartol, Vladimir. Alamut (Slovenian). Seattle: Scala House Press, 2004.
  • Co-Editor with Janet Crayne. "Publishing in the Yugoslav successor states in the 1990s." A special issue of Slavic and East European Information Resources 1/2-3 (2001).
  • Translator, Balada za Metko Krasovec (Slovenian). In English A ballad for Metka Krasovec by Tomaz Salamun. Prague: Twisted Spoon Press, 2001.
  • Co-editor (with Janet Crayne), "Publishing in the Yugoslav successor states in the 1990s." A special issue of Slavic and East European Information Resources, vol. 1/2-3 (Spring 2001).
  • Translator, Severni sij (Slovenian). In English Northern Lights by Jancar Drago. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, Writers from an Unbound Europe series, 2001.

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Laada Bilaniuk

Laada Bilaniuk

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology;
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Linguistics; Editor, Donald W. Treadgold Studies.
Denny Hall M37; Box 353100; (206) 543-5393
bilaniuk@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1990, Yale University.
  • M.A. 1991, Ph.D. 1998, University of Michigan.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Ukrainian - 3, French - 3, Spanish - 2, Italian - 2, German - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Linguistic anthropology theory and methods; Language ideology and language politics; Discourse analysis; Gender; Popular culture; Ukraine; Former Soviet Union; Europe.

Recent Publications:

  • “A Typology of Surzhyk: Mixed Ukrainian-Russian Language.” International Journal of Bilingualism 8:4 (2005).
  • Contested Tongues: Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine. (forthcoming) Cornell University Press 2005.
  • "Gender, language attitudes, and language status in Ukraine," Language in Society 32(1), (Forthcoming 2002).
  • "Kartyna movnoho svitohliadu v Ukrajini," (Linguistic ideology in Ukraine). Movoznavstvo (Ukrainian Journal). Vol. 4/5 (2001).
  • "Movna krytyka i samovpevnenist': ideolohichni vplyvy na status mov v Ukrajini," Derzhavnist' ukrajins'koji movy i movnyj dosvid svitu: materialy mizhnarodnoji konferentsiji (Linguistic criticism and self-confidence: ideological influences on language status in Ukraine, Conference proceedings). Kyiv: National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2000: 131-138.

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Klaus Brandl

Klaus Brandl

Applied Linguist, Department of Scandinavian Studies.
Raitt Hall 305X; Box 353420; (206) 543-1510
brandl@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1985, University of Würzburg, Germany.
  • M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1991, University of Texas, Austin.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, English - 3, French - 2, Italian - 2, Spanish - 2, Chinese - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Foreign language teaching methodology and pedagogy.

Recent Publications:

  • “Are you ready to ‘MOODLE’?” Language Learning & Technology, 9.2 (2005): 16-23.
  • Co-Author with Margy Lawrence; Wulff, Donald H. et al. ed. “Aligning in Foreign Language Instruction.” Aligning for Learning. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Company, 2005.
  • “Integrating Internet-based reading materials into the foreign language curriculum: From teacher- to student-centered approaches.” Language Learning & Technology 6.3 (2002): 87-107.
  • Co-author (with Gabriele Bauer), "Students' Perceptions of Novice Teaching Assistants' Use of the Target Language in Beginning Foreign Language Classes: A Preliminary Investigation." In Jan Smith, Ed., Changing Graduate Education: The Sixth National Conference on the Education and Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants. Stillwater, OK.: New Forums Press, 2001.
  • Co-author (with Ali Moeller). Instructional Planning. German Teacher Training Course. GOING THE DISTANCE: On-line Training Course for Teachers of German. The American Association of Teachers of German & The Goethe Institute, 2001.

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Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell

Assistant Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Planning
College of Architecture & Urban Planning; Box 355740;
(206) 5543-6063
ccamp1@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1990, University of Washington.
  • M.A. 1994, Ph.D. 2002, University of California at Los Angeles.

Foreign Language Competence: French - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Peace making processes; Planning theory and culture; Community processes and structures; Place and identity; Participatory and community-based education; Post-Soviet Russian planning practice and policy.

Recent Publications:

  • “Social Structure, Space, and Sentiment: Searching for Common Ground in Sociological Conceptions of Community." Research and Community Sociology 2000 Vol. 10: 21-57.

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Elena I. Campbell

Assistant Professor, Department of History.
Gould 410J; (206) 543-6924
eicampb@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • MA. 1996, the European University at St. Petersburg, Russia; St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
  • Ph.D. 1999, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Russian History, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 3, French - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Imperial Russian History; History and Memory; Imperial Russia; Historiography; The Russian Empire and Its Nationalities.

Recent Publications:

  • “The ‘Muslim Question’ in Late Imperial Russia,” Geographies of Empire: Ruling Russia, 1700-1930, edited by Jane Burbank, Mark von Hagen, and Anatoly Remnev. Indiana University Press, Bloomington. (forthcoming).
  • “Ethno-confessional Problems, Identities, New Ideologies and Russian Nationalities Policy: The Second Half of the 19th Century – Beginning of the 20th Century”, «Волго-Уральский регион как внутренняя окраина», a curricular development project: “Russian Imperial Borderlands”, Sponsored by the Soros Foundation, Moscow, [in Russian], (forthcoming).
  • “The Autocracy and the Muslim Clergy in the Russian Empire (1850s-1917)”, Russian Studies in History, vol. 44, no. 2, Fall 2005, pp. 8-30.
  • “Russians or Tatars? The Imperial View on the Problem of Cultural Dominance in the Russian Eastern Borderlands: Second Half of the 19th Century - Beginning of the 20th century”, Страницы Российской истории. Проблемы, события, люди. Сборник статей в честь Б.В. Ананьича, Petersburg, 2003, pp. 85-94, [in Russian].
  • Book Review: Paul W. Werth, At the Margins of Orthodoxy: Missions, Governance, and Confessional Politics in Russia’s Volga-Kama Region, 1827-1905, Cornell University Press (2002), “Ab Imperio”, №4, Kazan, 2002, pp. 446-455, [in Russian].
  • “The ‘Muslim Question’ in Russia: the History of the Problem”, “Исторические записки”,4 (122), Moscow, 2001, pp. 132-158, [in Russian].
  • “United and Indivisible Russia’ and the ‘Alien Question’ in Russian Imperial Ideology”, Пространство власти: исторический опыт России и вызовы современности. MONF, Moscow, 2001, pp. 204 – 217, [in Russian].
  • “On the Question of Orientalism in Late Imperial Russia”, Ab Imperio, № 1, Kazan, 2002, pp. 311-321, [in Russian].

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Charles Carlson

Charles Carlson

Affiliate Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies.
cfc4@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1963, Utah State University
  • M.A. 1968, Ph.D. 1972, Uralic and Altaic Studies, Linguistics, Indiana University

Foreign Language Competence: Turkic languages – 2, Turkish – 2, Kazakh - 2,
Kirghiz – 2, Uzbek – 2, Tatar – 2, Azerbaijani – 2, Turkmen – 2, Hungarian – 2,
Finnish – 2, German – 2, Russian – 2.

Teaching Specializations: Endangered languages; Turkic languages and peoples; Historic and comparative linguistics; Recent Central Asian History.

Recent Publications:

  • "Kinship Systems in Finno-Ugric," paper read at the 10th Finno-Ugric Congress in Yoshkar-Ola, Mari-El, Russian Federation, August 2005.
  • "Kinship Terms in Finno-Ugric and Turkic," paper read at the 48th PIAC in Moscow, July 2005.
  • "Language Reform Movements in Central Asia," paper read at the 6th International Conference on Language and Development, Tashkent Uzbekistan, 15-17 October 2003.
  • "The Role of Western Broadcasting in Language and Culture Maintainance," paper read at the 9th Finno-Ugric Congress, University of Tartu, Estonia, 2000.
  • Palek, Bohumil, ed. “A Typological Study of Spatial Deixis in Turkic and Finno-Ugric.” Proceedings of LP’96. Charles University Press, Prague, 1997.
  • Dor, Remy, ed. “Vowel Raising in Uighur.” L’asie centrale et ses voisins. Paris-Inalco, 1990.

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Daniel Chirot

Daniel Chirot

Professor, Department of Sociology;
Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson Hall 201; Box 3536250; (206) 685-2412
chirot@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1964, Harvard University.
  • Ph.D. 1973, Columbia University.

Foreign Language Competence: French - 3, Romanian - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Ethnic conflict and conflict resolution; Democracy, civil society, and tyranny; Eastern European politics and social change; Post-communist reform.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Authored with Clark McCauley. Why Not Kill All of Them? The Logic of Mass Political Murder and Finding Ways of Avoiding It. (forthcoming) Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. (For more information on this book, please visit: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8254.html.)
  • Barany, Zoltan ed. and Robert Moser ed. “What Provokes Ethnic Conflict? Two Balkan and One African Case.” Ethnic Conflict in Post-Communist Societies. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005.
  • Smelser, Neil ed. and Paul Baltes ed. “World Systems Theory.” International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2001, 24: 16609-16613.
  • Visszatérés a valósághoz, 2000 Irodalmi és Társadalmi Havi Lap (Budapest), (October 2001), 24-33.
  • Osteuropa zwischen Kultur und Modernisierung, Transit (Vienna), 21 (Summer 2001), 21-41.
  • World Systems Theory, in Neil Smelser and Paul Baltes, eds., International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2001, 24: 16609-16613.

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Arista M. Cirtautas

Arista M. Cirtautas

Affiliate Faculty, Russian, East European & Central Asian Studies
ac34@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1981, M.A. 1983, History, University of Washington, Seattle.
  • M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1996, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, Polish - 2, French - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Eastern European politics & government.

Recent Publications:

  • “France,” chapter in Jeffrey Kopstein and Mark Lichbach, Eds., Comparative Politics: Interests, Identities and Institutions in a Changing Global Order. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming, 2004. (chapter substantially revised and updated)
  • “Passions, Interests and Power: Evaluating EU Enlargement,” in East European Constitutional Review, vol. 12 (Spring-Summer 2003) * also published in the Russian language edition of the EECR.
  • “EU Enlargement: State-Building or Empire-Building?” in Woodrow Wilson Center East European Studies Newsletter, March-April, 2003.
  • “Corruption and the New Ethical Infrastructure of Capitalism,” in East European Constitutional Review, vol. 10 (Spring-Summer 2001)* also published in the Russian language edition of the EECR * abridged version published in Transitions, World Bank.
  • “France,” chapter in Kopstein and Lichbach, Eds., Comparative Politics: Interests, Identities and Institutions in a Changing Global Order.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  • “Poland and the European Union,” in East European Constitutional Review, vol. 9 (Fall 2000)
  • The Polish Solidarity Movement: Revolution, Democracy and Natural Rights.  London: Routledge (1997)

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Ilse D. Cirtautas

Ilse D. Cirtautas

Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization.
Denny Hall M27; Box 353120; (206) 543-9963
icirt@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1944, Gymnasium, Treuburg (Germany).
  • Ph.D. 1958, University of Hamburg.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, Uzbek - 3, Turkish - 2, Kazakh - 2, Azerbaijani - 2, Uighur - 2, Turkmen - 2, Tatar - 2, Kirghiz - 2, Karakalpak - 2,
French - 2, Russian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Comparative Turkic studies; Turkic language and literature (with emphasis on Central Asian Turkic languages).

Recent Publications:

  • Uzbek Short Stories. (forthcoming)
  • Concise Uzbek Grammar. (forthcoming)
  • Kirghiz language materials (1993) and Kazakh language materials (1992) for the United States Peace Corps.
  • "Kirghiz aqin-ircisi Saginbay Orozbakov (1867-1930) jana 'Manas' eposu." In Uluu Manasci Sagimbay, edited by K. Jusupov, 106-110. Bishkek, 1992.
  • "Kirgizskij poet-skazitel' Sagymbaj Orozbakov (1867-1930) i epos Manas" [The Kirghiz Poet-Singer Sagimbaj Orozbakov and the Epic Manas]. Sovetskaja Tjurkologija 3 (1987): 74-82.
  • Märchen der Usbeken. [Die Märchen der Weltliteratur], Köln-Düsseldorf: Eugen Diedrichs, 1983. 2d edition, Cologne: Eugen Diederichs, 1986.

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Barbara Citko

Barbara Citko

Assistant Professor, Linguistics
Padelford Hall A210-D; Box 354340; (206) 543-6052
bcitko@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1994, University of Gdansk, Poland
  • M.A., Ph.D. 2000, Stony Brook University

Foreign Language Competence: Polish - 3

Teaching Specializations: Slavic Linguistics, Syntactic Theory, Syntax-Semantics

Recent Publications:

  • "External Merge, Internal Merge and Parallel Merge," Linguistic Inquiry (2005).
  • "On the Syntax and Semantics of Polish and English Concessive Conditionals" Journal of Slavic Linguistics 11 (2004): 37-54.
  • "On the Syntax and Semantics of Polish Adjunct Clauses" Journal of Slavic Linguistics 8 (2000): 5-25.

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Kenneth Clatterbaugh

Kenneth Clatterbaugh

Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy.
Savery Hall 345B; Box 353350; (206) 543-5086
clatter@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1962, University of Iowa.
  • Ph.D. 1966, University of Indiana.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, French - 3.

Teaching Specializations: History of philosophy; Gender studies.

Recent Publications:

  • The Causation Debate in Modern Philosophy, 1637-1739. London: Routledge, 1999.
  • "What is Problematic about 'masculinities'?", Men and Masculinities 1:1 (July 1998): 24-45.
  • Contemporary Perspectives on Masculinity: Men, Women, and Politics in Modern Society. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1997.
  • "Unpacking the Monad: Leibniz's Theory of Causality." The Monist, Causality before Hume, July 1996: 409-426.
  • "Cartesian Causality, Explanation, and Divine Concurrence." History of Philosophy Quarterly 12, no. 2 (April 1995): 195-207.
  • "Mythopoetic Foundations and New Age Patriarchy." In The Politics of Manhood, edited by Michael S. Kimmel, 44-63. Philadelphia: Temple University Press,1995.

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Gordana P. Crnkovic

Gordana P. Crnkovic

 Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature; Cinema Studies Program, Program in Theory and Criticism.
Smith Hall M262; Box 353580; (206) 543-7641
crnkovic@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1986, University of Zagreb (Yugoslavia).
  • M.A. 1991, Ph.D. 1993, Stanford University.

Foreign Language Competence: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - 3, Spanish - 2, French - 2, Slovenian - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Comparative literature; East European literature; Literary theory; Literature of the former Yugoslavia and Yugoslav successor states; East European Film

Recent Publications:

  • Horton, Andrew James ed. “From the Eye to the Hand: the Victim’s Double Vision in the Cinema of Roman Polanski.” Kinoeye: New Perspectives on European Film 4.5 (2004).
  • Co-Editor (with Sabrina P. Ramet). Kazaaam! Splat! Ploof!: The American Impact on European Popular Culture, Since 1945. Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.
  • "Zagreb Everywhere, an Unorthodox Lecture on the City of Zagreb." Video, 2001. Texts written and read by Gordana Crnkovic; Video work by Victor Ingrassia; Soundscape and Music by David Hahn. Premiered at the University of Washington, May 23, 2001.
  • "The Culture of Anti-Nationalism in the Nationalistic Era" in Nationalism, Culture & Religion in Croatia since 1990, a special issue (No. 32) of The Donald W. Treadgold Papers. Ed. Vjeran Pavlakovic, University of Washington, 2001.
  • Entries on Drakulic, Ugresic, Vrkljan, Parun and Velmar-Jankovic. Jane Eldridge Miller, Ed., Who's Who in Contemporary Women's Writing. ROUTLEDGE, 2001.
  • Imagined Dialogues: Eastern European Literature in Conversation with American and English Literature. Northwestern University Press, 2000.

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Scott Davis

Scott Davis

Professor and Chairman, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health,
Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, School of Public Health, 
(206) 616-9339
, Fax: (206) 543-8525 E-mail: sdavis@fhcrc.org

Education:

  • B.S. 1972, University of New Mexico
  • M.S. 1977, University of Rochester
  • Summer Session, 1979, University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., 1980, University of Washington

Foreign Language Competence:

Teaching Specializations: Radiation Epidemiology, Principles of Epidemiology, Fundamentals of Epidemiology, Epidemiologic Studies of Cancer Etiology and Prevention, Field Epidemiology, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Current Literature in Epidemiology.

Recent Publications:

  • Davis S, Day RW, Kopecky KJ, Mahoney MC, McCarthy PL, Michalek AM, Moysich KB, Onstad LE, Stepanenko VF, Voilleque´ PG, Chegerova T, Falkner K, Kulikov S,Maslova E, Ostapenko V, Rivkind N, Shevchuk V, Tsyb AF. Childhood Leukemia in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine Following the Chernobyl Power Station Accident: Results From an International Collaborative Population-Based Case-Control Study. Int J Epidemiol 35:386-396, 2006.
  • Kopecky KJ, Stepanenko V, Rivkind N, Voilleque P, Onstad L, Shakhtarin V, Parshkov E, Kulikov S, Lushnikov E, Abrosimov A, Troshin V, Romanova G, Doroshenko V, Proshin A, Tsyb A, Davis S. Childhood Thyroid Cancer, Radiation Dose from Chernobyl, and Dose Uncertainties in Bryansk Oblast, Russia:  A Population-Based Case-Control Study. Rad Res 166: 367-374, 2006.
  • Davis S, Mirick DL. Chen C, Stanczyk FZ. Effects of 60-Hz Magnetic Field Exposure on Nocturnal 6-sulphatoxymelatonin, Estrogens, Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle Stimulating Hormone in Healthy Reproductive-age Women: Results of a Cross-over Trial. Annals of Epidemiol 16(8):622-631, 2006.
  • Davis S, Mirick DL. Residential Magnetic Fields, Medication Use, and the Risk of Breast Cancer. Epidemiology (in press).
  • Davis S, Mirick DK. Circadian Disruption, Shift Work and the Risk of Cancer: A Summary of the Evidence and Studies in Seattle. Cancer Causes and Control 17:539-545, 2006.

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Chris Demaske

Assistant Professor, Communication, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Tacoma
WCG 422; Box 358436; 1900 Commerce Street. Tacoma, WA  98402 (253) 692-5855
cd2@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1991, California University of Pennsylvania.
  • M.A. 1993, University of Mississippi.
  • Ph.D. 2002, University of Oregon.

Foreign Language Competence:

Teaching Specializations: Communication Law; Gender, Race, and the Media; Communication History; Russian Media Studies; Writing for the Media; Reporting; Newspaper Editing; Magazine Article Writing; Communication Theory; Political Economy of Mass Comm.

Recent Publications:

  • “Free Press in Russia: Towards Defining A Democratic Press.” Under Review: Democratic Communique. (Autumn 2006).
  • “From Autonomy to Agency: An Evolution in First Amendment Analysis.” Under review: Feminist Media Studies. (Summer 2006).
  • “Free Speech after 9/11: Abridgements to Our First Amendment Rights.” Invited Commentary. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 1:1 (2005).
  •  “Modern Speech and the First Amendment: Reassessing Hate Speech.” Refereed Article. Communication Law And Policy, 9:3 (2004) 273-316.
  • “Feminist Scholarship and Activism: An Ongoing Debate.” Organizational Newsletter. International Communication Association Newsletter, 30:10 (2002) 6-8.

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Galya Diment

Galya Diment

Chair, Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures;
REECAS Executive Committee.
M-264 Smith; Box 353580; (206) 543-7344
galya@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1973, Herzen Pedagogical Institute (Leningrad).
  • M.A. 1978, Claremont Graduate School.
  • Ph.D. 1987, University of California, Berkeley

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 2, Classical Greek - 2,
Latin - 2.

Teaching Specializations: 19th and 20th Century Russian Literature; Modernism, Early Russian and Soviet Film; Comparative Literature.

Recent Publications:

  • A Russian Jew of Bloomsbury: A Cultural Exploration. EDC, 2007.
  • Co-editor with Zoran Kuzmanovich; Gibaldi, Joseph, ed. "Approaches to Teaching Lola." MLA Series (forthcoming) 2006.
  • Connolly, Julian ed. "Nabokov and the Biographical Impulse." The Cambridge Companion to Nabokov. Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • "Memoirs as Memorials: Remembrance of Things Vanished in Nabokov and Brodsky." In The Russian Memoir: History and Literature, ed. Beth Holmgren Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2003.  

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Allison Dvaladze

Assistant Director for Outreach, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies.
Thomson 203/B; Box 353650; (206) 685-0668
dvaladze@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.S.F.S. 1997 Culture and Politics in International Affairs, Georgetown University.
  • 1997 Georgetown U McGhee Center for E. Med. Studies, Alanya (Turkey)

Foreign Language Competence: Russian – 3, Georgian – 1, Turkish – 1, French – 1.

Teaching Specializations: Culture and Politics in Russia and the East Mediterranean.

Recent Publications:

  • "Realizing Georgia's Transit Potential: Combating the Barriers to Georgia's Growth." AmCham News Issue 1 Spring 2004.
  • “Deconstructing the future: Deinstitutionalizing Georgia's children." AmCham News Issue 2, 2003.
  • "GTEP and Then What?" AmCham News Issue 2, 2003.
  • "Rose Revolution Raises Expectations for Reform." AmCham News Issue 5, 2003.

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Katarzyna Dziwirek

Katarzyna Dziwirek

Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures;
REECAS Executive Committee.
Smith Hall M260; Box 353580; (206) 543-7691

Education:

  • M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1991, University of California, San Diego.

Foreign Language Competence: Polish - 3, Russian - 2, German - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Slavic linguistics; Syntax; Cross-cultural semantics, bilingualism; History of the Slavic languages.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Authored with Barbara-Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk and Anthony McEnery. Polsko-angielska gramatyka kontrastywna konstrukcji zlozonych oparta na jezykowym materiale korpusowym – projekt badawczy, 2004.”
  • Wroclawska Dyskusja o Jezyku Polskim Jako Obcym. Wroclaw, Poland: Wydawnictwo Wroclawskie Towarzystwo Naukowe. 221-228.
  • Co-Authored with Agnes Burdzy. “50 years of Polish at the University of Washington: Celebrating Polish-American Heritage Speaker series.” Good News: The American Institute of Polish Culture, Inc. (2003): 83-85.
  • Nauczanie jezyka polskiego na poziomie uniwersyteckim w Seattle. 2001. Postscriptum 37-38:33-39.
  • "Polish. 2001." in Facts About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present. (Jane Garry and Carl Rubino, eds.) New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 556-560.

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Herbert J. Ellison

Herbert J. Ellison

Professor Emeritus, Department of History;
Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson Hall 427; Box 353650; (206) 685-0105
hellison@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1951, M.A. 1952, University of Washington.
  • Ph.D. 1955, University of London.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, French - 3, German - 1, Italian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Soviet History; Russian and Soviet Foreign Policy.

Recent Publications:

  • Boris Yeltsin and Russia's Democratic Transformation, Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2006. (For more information on this book, please visit:  http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/ELLBOC.html.)
  • The Yeltsin Revolution. (forthcoming).
  • US-Russian Relations since 1991: Russian Perceptions. (forthcoming).
  • Co-Edited with Wegren, Stephen K. “Russian-American Relations.” Russia's Policy Challenges M.E. Sharpe, 2003.
  • Russia, Korea and Northeast Asia, in Nicholas Eberstadt and Richard Ellings, eds., Korea's Future and the Great Powers, University of Washington Press, 2001.
  • Co-author (with Donald W. Treadgold), Twentieth Century Russia. Ninth Edition. Westview Press, 2000.
  • Russian Meltdown, The World and I, January 1999.

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James R. Felak

James R. Felak

Associate Professor, Department of History.
Smith Hall 008; Box 353650; (206) 543-2798
felak@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1983, University of Washington.
  • M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1989, Indiana University.

Foreign Language Competence: Slovak - 3, German - 3, Czech - 3, Polish - 2, Hungarian - 2.

Teaching Specializations: East Central Europe since 1800; Nationalism; Communism; Religion.

Recent Publications:

  • “The Slovak Question in the Interwar (1918-1938) and Post-War (1945-1948) Czechoslovak Republic." Slovakia, 36 (2003): 7-27.
  • Co-Edited with Ramet, Sabrina P. and Ellison, Herbert J., Nations and Nationalisms in East Central Europe, 1806-1948: A Festschrift for Peter F. Sugar. Slavica Press, 2002.
  • "The Slovak Question in Czechoslovak Politics, 1945 to 1948." In Sabrina P. Ramet, James R. Felak and Herbert J. Ellison, Eds., Nations and Nationalisms in East Central Europe, 1806-1948: A Festschrift for Peter F. Sugar. Slavica Press, 2002.
  • "Relations Between the Communist and Social Democratic Parties In Hungary." East European Quarterly: XXXIV, No. 1 (March 2000), pp. 95-130.
  • At the Price of the Republic: Hlinka's Slovak People's Party, 1929-1938. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994.

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Benjamin Fitzhugh

Benjamin Fitzhugh

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
144 Denny Hall; Box 353100; (206) 543-9604, (206) 685-5272
fitzhugh@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1989, University of North Carolina.
  • M.A. 1992, Ph.D. 1996, University of Michigan.

Foreign Language Competence:

Teaching Specializations: Evolutionary ecology, complex hunter-gatherers, technological, economic, social, and political evolution, settlement systems; Alaska, Russian Far East.

Recent Publications:

  • In press: “Case study in technological evolution: innovation and experimentation in and with the archaeological record, by Ben Fitzhugh and A. Kate Trussler. Prepared for volume “Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution” Stephen Shennan, editor.
  • In press: C.A. COMMENT on Lisa Frink’s “Storage and status in precolonial and colonial coastal western Alaska” Current Anthropology (for July 2007 issue).
  • Book review: The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Arctic World. By Robert McGhee. Toronto: Key Porter Books, Ltd. (2004) 296p. Reviewed in Arctic 59(2)/ June 2006.
  • “From sites to social evolution: the study of emergent complexity in the Kodiak Archipelago, Alaska.” In Seeking Our Past: An Introduction to North American Archaeology, edited by Sarah W. Neusius and G. Timothy Gross. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 181-191.
  • “Colonizing the Kodiak Archipelago: Trends in raw material use and lithic technologies at the Tanginak Spring site.” Arctic Anthropology 2004 41(1):14-40.
  • “New Evidence for Expansion of the Jomon Culture and the Ainu into the Kuril Islands: from IKIP 2000 Anthropological Research in the Kuril Islands.” Kaoru Tezuka and Ben Fitzhugh. In, Special Issue of the Hokkaido University Bulletin, 2004.

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Kirsten Foot

Kirsten Foot

Associate Professor, School of Communications
Communications 337; Box 353740; (206) 543-4837
kfoot@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1989, Northwestern University.
  • M.A. 1990, Wheaton College Graduate School.
  • Ph.D. 1999, University of California, San Diego.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 2, Spanish - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Information and communications technologies and globalization; Transnational conflict-monitoring networks; The internet and politics; Critical, social and practice-based approaches to communication.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Author with Steven M. Schneider, Christine Hine ed. “Web Sphere Analysis: An Approach to Studying Online Action.” Virtual Methods: Issues in Social Research on the Internet. Berg Publishers, (2005): 157-170.
  • "Pursuing an Evolving Object: Object Formation and Identification in a Conflict Monitoring Network," Mind, Culture and Activity, Summer, 2002, V.9, N. 2., pp. 132-149.
  • Co-Author (with Steven M. Schneider), "Online Structure for Political Action: Exploring Presidential Campaign Web Sites from the 2000 American Election", Javnost - The Public, 9 (2), June 2002, pp.43-60.
  • "Cultural-Historical Activity Theory as Practical Theory: Illuminating the Development of a Conflict Monitoring Network," Communication Theory 11:1 (Spring 2001): 56-83.
  • "Razvitiye EAWARN: ot Mezhdunarodnogo Sovmestnogo Proekta do Nezavisimoy Negosudarstvennoy Organizatsii," (The Development of the EAWARN: From International Joint Project to Nongovernmental Organization, translated by Maria Kolmakova), Etno Panorama, no. 2 (Summer 2000): 58-70.

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Iveta Grinberga

Iveta Grinberga

Lecturer, Department of Scandinavian Studies
Raitt Hall 318; Box 353420; (206) 543-0645
ivetag@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1987, University of Latvia.
  • M.A. 2000, Ph.D. Current, University of Latvia.

Foreign Language Competence: Latvian - 3, Russian - 3, Czech - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Applied linguistics; Second language acquisition; Teaching Latvian as second language; Stylistics.

Recent Publications:

  • Latvian for Czech. Elementary level. Publishing House of Carolina University (forthcoming).
  • Come with Us! Intermediate (Latvian for foreigners) students book, activity book, teacher’s book, audiocassette. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2002.
  • Come with Us! Pre-intermediate (Latvian for foreigners) students book, activity book, teacher’s book, audiocassette. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2000.
  • Come with Us! Elementary (Latvian for foreigners) students book, activity book, teacher’s book, audiocassette. Riga: Zvaigzne ABC, 1999.

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Yong-Chool Ha

Korea Foundation Professor of Korea Social Science, Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson 238; Box 353650; (206) 543-7168
yongha5@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1971, Seoul National University (Seoul).
  • M.A. 1977, Kent State University.
  • Ph.D. 1985, University of California, Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: .

Teaching Specializations: Comparative Politics, Asian Politics (with emphasis on Korea and Japan), Soviet and Russian Politics, International Relations, Public Administration and Public Policy.

Recent Publications:

  • Russia's Choice at the Crossroads, co-authored and principal writer, (in Korean) (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2006)
  • Global Standards and Identity in Korean Society, co-authored, (in Korean) (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2006)
  • Late Industrialization and the Dynamics of the Strong State in South Korea: Debureaucratization and Hallowing Out, (in Korean) (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2006)
  • South Korea's Northern Policy: Origins, Development and Consequences, ed., (in Korean) (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2003).
  • Journey to Siberia, ed., (in Korean) (Dong-A-Ilbo-Sa, 2001)
  • Changes in the Image of Korean Family, ed., (in Korean) (Seoul: SNU Press, 2001)
  • Economic Reforms in Socialists Countries, co-ed., (London: Macmillan Press, 1989)

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Stephen E. Hanson

Stephen E. Hanson

Professor, Department of Political Science; Vice Provost of Global Affairs.
Gowen Hall 146; Box 353530; (206) 543-9460
shanson@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1985, Harvard University.
  • M.A. 1986, Ph.D. 1991, University of California, Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, French - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Soviet and post-Soviet politics; Comparative politics.

Recent Publications:

  • "Post-Imperial Democracies: Ideology and Party Formation in Third Republic France, Weimar Germany, and Post-Soviet Russia." East European Politics and Societies, (forthcoming 2006).
  • Indispensable Knowledge: Rebuilding Russian Studies for the 21st Century, co-authored with Blair A. Ruble, Problems of Post-Communism, May 2005
  • Regime Type and Diffusion in Comparative Politics, co-authored with Jeffrey S. Kopstein, Canadian Journal of Political Science, March 2005
  • Reform and Revolution in the Late Soviet Context: A Response to Stephen Cohen, Slavic Review, Vol. 63(3), Fall 2004, pp. 527-534
  • The Brezhnev Era, in the Cambridge History of Russia, Vol. 3, Ronald Suny, ed., (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2005)
  • Russia: Strategic Partner or Evil Empire? In Ashley Tellis and Michael Wills, eds., Strategic Asia 2004-05: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power, (Seattle: National Bureau of Asian Research, 2004), pp. 163-195
  • Co-editor (with Grzegorz Ekiert) and Contributor, Capitalism and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: Assessing the Legacy of Communist Rule, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).
  • The End of Ideology and the Decline of Russian Political Parties, in Vicki Hesli and William Reisinger, Eds., Parties, Elections, and the Future of Russia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003) 163-185.
  • From Culture to Ideology in Comparative Politics: A Review Essay. Comparative Politics, (April, 2003) 355-386.
  • Co-author (with Richard Anderson Jr., M. Steven Fish, and Philip Roeder), Postcommunism and the Theory of Democracy, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001.
  • "Can Putin Rebuild the Russian State? Security Dialogue. 32:2 (June 2001): 263-266.
  • "The Dilemmas of Russia's Anti-Revolutionary Revolution" Current History.100:68 (October 2001): 330-335.
  • "Ideology, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Anti-System Parties in Post-Communist Russia." Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 14:1-2 (March-June 1998): 98-127.
  • "Analyzing Postcommunist Economic Change: A Review Essay," East European Politics and Societies, 12:1 (Spring 1998): 145-170.
  • "Dependency, Development, and Devolution: The Anomalous Political Economy of Communist and Post Communist Societies." Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 16:2 (April 1998): 225-246.
  • Time and Revolution: Marxism and the Design of Soviet Institutions. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
  • Co-author (with Jeffrey S. Kopstein) "The Weimar-Russia Comparison," Post-Soviet Affairs, 13:3 (July-September 1997): 252-283.
  • Co-editor (with Willfried Spohn), Can Europe Work?: Germany and the Reconstruction of Post-Communist Societies. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1995.

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Barbara Henry

Barbara Henry

Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith M258; Box 353580; (206) 543-7462
bjhenry@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1988, Boston University.
  • M.A. 1990, University of London.
  • Ph.D. 1997, Oxford University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Yiddish - 2, German - 1, French - 1.

Teaching Specializations: 20th Century Russian and Soviet Literature and Jewish Studies.

Recent Publications:

  • Wachtel, Andrew ed. “Isaak Babel’s Sunset and the Odessa Stories.” Playing with Expectations: Intertextual-Strategies in Modern Russian Theatre (forthcoming) Northwestern University Press.
  • Berkowitz, Joel ed. “Yiddish Theatre in St Petersburg, 1905-1917.” Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches. Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, (2003): 61-75.
  • Gillespie, Alyssa Dinega ed. “Koz’ma Petrovich Prutkov.” Dictionary of Literary Biography: Russian Literature in the Age of Realism. Bruccoli, Clark, Layman (2003): 331-8.
  • The Crooked Mirror: Parody and the Russian Cabaret Theatre, 1908-1930, under consideration by University of Iowa Press, "Studies in Theatre History and Culture" series, ed. by Prof. Thomas Postlewait.

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Robert T. Huber

Affiliate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson 224;  Box 353650; (206) 543-1666
bth@nceeer.org

Education:

  • B.A., 1977, Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • M.A., 1981, Ph.D., 1987, International Relations, American University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3.

Teaching Specializations: International Relations with focus on post-Soviet Republics and Eastern Europe.

Recent Publications:

  • A History of the American Councils for International Education. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004.
  • "The State of the Field and Who "Got It Wrong," Newsletter of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, April-June 1996.
  • "Post-Cold War "International" Scholarship: A Brave New World or the Triumph of Form over Substance?" Items, (publication of the Social Science Research Council) January-March 1995.
  • "The August Revolution and Soviet Studies" (with Susan Bronson) in Frederic J. Fleron, Jr., and Erik P. Hoffman, eds., Post-Communist Studies and Political Science, Westview Press, 1993.

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Christine Ingebritsen

Christine Ingebritsen

Associate Professor, Department of Scandinavian Studies, Political Science.
Raitt Hall 305R; Box 353420; (206) 543-0675
ingie@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1984, William Smith College.
  • M.A. 1986, Columbia University.
  • Ph.D. 1993, Cornell University.

Foreign Language Competence: Norwegian - 3, Swedish - 2, Danish - 1.

Teaching Specializations: International political economy; Scandinavian politics.

Recent Publications:

  • "Scandinavian Politics Reconsidered," Scandinavian Studies. (forthcoming).
  • "Scandinavia in World Politics," Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, (forthcoming, 2005).
  • "Small States in International Relations," University of Washington Press and University of Iceland Press, (forthcoming, 2005).
  • Co-editor (with Sabrina Ramet), Coming in from the Cold War. Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.
  • "When Do Culture and History Matter? A Response to Neumann and Tilikainen," Cooperation and Conflict (Spring, 2001): 431-435.
  • Europeanization and Cultural Identity: Two Worlds of Eco-Capitalism, Scandinavian Studies, 73:1 (Spring 2001): 63-76.
  • Co-editor (with Robert Geyer and Jonathon Moses), Globalization, Europeanization, and the End of Scandinavian Social Democracy? London: Macmillan, 2000.
  • "Regulating the European Commons: Why Norway and Iceland Resist Europeanization," Working Group on Environmental Studies Newsletter, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, Autumn 2000: 12-15.

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Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins

Professor, Head, Professional Training Programs,
School of Drama
Hutchinson Hall 110; Box 353950; (206) 543-8512
markcaro@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1988, University of Wyoming
  • Herbert Bergoff Studio, NY
  • The Actors Studio, NY and LA

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 1

Teaching Specializations: Acting and Directing Programs

Selected Performances:

  • Directed Long Day’s Journey Into Night in Russian for Chamber Drama Theatre, Vladivostok, Russia
  • Presentation Stanislavski’s influence in America tracing it from the Moscow Art Theatre’s 1923 visit to the U.S. through the Group Theatre’s work in the 1930’s, Vladivostok, Russia.

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Claudia R. Jensen

Affiliate Faculty, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Box 353450; (206) 543-1183;
cjensen@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1977, University of Washington.
  • M.F.A. 1979, Ph.D. 1987, Princeton University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Ukrainian - 2, French - 2, German - 2, Latin - 1, Italian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Russian music; Medieval European music.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Edited with Milos Velimirovic. "Studies in the History of Music in Russia," Indiana University Press (forthcoming).
  • Buelow, George J., Ed. "Muscovite Music in the Baroque," A History of Baroque Music. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.
  • Editor, Nikolai Findeizen's History of Russian Music. Russian Music Series, Indiana University Press (forthcoming).
  • Articles on N. Diletskii, I. Korenev, S. Gutovskii, Tsar Fedor, S. Pekalitskii, the gosudarevy pevchie d'iaki, Imperial Court Chapel, Court Theater, S. Polotskii, and others. In Encyclopedic Dictionary of Russian Music, edited by Gerald Seaman. Garland Press (forthcoming).
  • Co-author (with John S. Powell), "'A Mess of Russians left us but of late,' Diplomatic Blunder, Literary Satire, and the Muscovite Ambassador's 1668 Visit to Paris Theatres." Theatre Research International 24:2 (summer 1999): 131-144.

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Christopher D. Jones

Christopher D. Jones

Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson Hall 508; Box 353650; (206) 543-9831
cdjones@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1967, Princeton University.
  • M.A. 1969, Ph.D. 1975, Harvard University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, French - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Non-Proliferation Studies; Former Soviet bloc; NATO-European security; U.S. security policy.

Recent Publications:

  • "The Allies and Adversaries of Marshal A. A. Grechko," Journal of Cold War Studies (forthcoming).
  • "Soviet Doctrine as Strategic Deception," Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 16.3, September 2003.
  • Co-author (with Natalie Mychajlyszyn), "Civil-Military Relations in Central and Eastern Europe: Ten Years After Communism," introductory article to a special issue of Armed Forces and Society, Spring/Summer 2002.
  • "Politics and Technology in the Arsenals of the Warsaw Pact" in a volume edited by Emily Goldman. Stanford University Press, 2002.
  • "Intervention and Enlargement: NATO's Brezhnev Doctrine & the Transformation of the Atlantic Alliance" in a forthcoming issue of The Donald W. Treadgold Papers.
  • "The Case of the Disappearing Army" (a review article of Dale R. Herpsring, Requiem for an Army, Rowman and Littlefield, 1998), Contemporary Security Policy, June, 2001.
  • "Limits to Europe: National Identity in Berlin, Warsaw, Kiev and Moscow," (a review article), International Politics, Summer 2001.
  • "The Logic of NATO Enlargement: De-Nationalization, Democratization, Defense of Human Rights and De-Nuclearization," in Oles Smolensky, Ed., The Lost Equilibrium: International Relations in the Post-Soviet Era. Lehigh University Press, 2001.
  • "Identity and Europe", International Politics, 37:4 (Dec.,2000): 537-546.
  • "Legacies of the Warsaw Pact: The De-Nationalization of Security of Security Policies in Central and Eastern Europe" in Teresa Rakowska-Harmstone, Ed., Eastern Europe After Communism, Indiana University Press, 2000.

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Wlodzimierz Kaczynski

Wlodzimierz Kaczynski

Professor Emeritus, School of Marine Affairs,
College of Ocean and Fishery Sciences;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
Marine Studies Building 127; Box 355685; (206) 543-0115;
vkaczyn@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1957, Merchant Navy Academy, Gdynia (Poland)
  • M.A. 1965, Higher School of Economics, Sopot (Poland)
  • Ph.D. 1973, University of Gdansk (Poland)

Foreign Language Competence: Polish - 3, Russian - 2, Spanish - 2, Portuguese - 2, French - 1, Czech - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Human dimensions of the marine environmental change; Developing and transition economies, Russian and East European ocean affairs; International strategic planning of marine resources.

Recent Publications:

  • "Impacts of Trade on the Sustainability of the Ocean and Coastal Resources in Developing Countries," Proceedings of the Warsaw School of Economics Conference on Globalization and Environment, Warsaw, May 28 - 29, 2004.
  • "The US Ocean Policy toward Russia," In: International Law of the Sea, University of California, Berkeley Website Book, 2004.
  • "Impact of Population, Consumption and International Trade on Sustainability of the Ocean and Coastal Resources of the Pacific Rim," Proceedings of the Seoul Ocean Seminar of the 1st APEC Ocean-Related Ministerial Meeting, April 22 - 23, 2002, Seoul, Korea, pp. 187 - 212.
  • "US Ocean Policy Toward the III World," School of Marine Affairs Working Paper, University of Washington, Spring 2002.
  • Co-Author (with Dave L. Fluharty), "European policies in West Africa: Who benefits from fisheries agreements?" Marine Policy Journal, 26 (2002): 75-93.
  • Co-Author (with Christie, J.P.), "Lessons Learned Evaluation of the Coastal Resources Management Program in Ecuador," A Study for the Inter-American Development Bank, Guayaquil - Seattle, October 11, 2001.
  • Co-Author (with Looney.S. W.), "Coastal Resources as an Engine of Growth and Reduction of Poverty in South West Africa: Marine Policy Considerations." Coastal Management Journal, 28 (2000): 235-248.

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Anna Kartsonis

Anna Kartsonis

Professor, Department of Art History.
Art Building 367; Box 353440; (206) 543-9497
kartsoni@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1965, Smith College.
  • M.Phil. 1968, New York University.
  • Ph.D. 1982, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

Foreign Language Competence: Greek - 3, German - 3, Italian - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Medieval, early Christian, and Byzantine Art.

Recent Publications:

  • "Material Representations of the Cross and the Crucifixion," Art and Cult in Byzantium (forthcoming).
  • Oecumenicity and Visuality in Byzantium," National Research Foundation, Athens (forthcoming).
  • "The Responding Icon," In: Heaven on Earth: Art and the Church in Byzantium, edited by L. Safran. Pittsburgh (1998): pp.68-81.

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Stephen T. Kerr

Stephen T. Kerr

Professor, Department of Education.
Miller Hall 115; Box 353600; (206) 543-1847
stkerr@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1967, Princeton University.
  • M.A. 1969, Columbia University.
  • Ph.D. 1975, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3.

Teaching Specializations: Education; Communication; Technology.

Recent Publications:

  • "The experimental tradition in Russian education," in B. Eklof, ed., Educational Reform in Post-Soviet Russia: Legacies and Prospects, London: Frank Cass (2005):102-128.
  • "Demographic change and the fate of Russia's schools: The impact of population shifts on educational practice and policy," in B. Eklof, ed., Educational Reform in Post-Soviet Russia: Legacies and Prospects, London: Frank Cass (2005):153-175.
  • "Old technologies in new contexts: Print media and Russian education," in A. DeVaney, S. Gance, & Y. Ma, eds., Technology and resistance: Decentralized communications and new coalitions around the world. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.
  • "When the center cannot hold: The devolution and evolution of power, authority, and responsibility in Russian education," in T. S. Popkewitz, ed., Educational knowledge: Changing relationships between the state, civil society, and the educational community. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2000.
  • "Technology and the Quality of Teachers' Professional Work: Redefining What it Means to Be an Effective Educator," in C. Dede, ed., 2000 State Educational Technology Conference Papers, (pp. 103-120) Washington, DC: CCSSO, 2000.

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Bruce Kochis

Bruce Kochis

Director, Policy Studies Program;
Director, Human Rights Education and Research Network;
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW Bothell.
UW1-Room 239; Box 358530; (425) 352-5364
bkochis@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1971, University of Washington.
  • M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1979, University of Michigan.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Czech - 3, French - 2, German - 2.

Teaching Specializations: 20th century Russian history and culture; Eastern European history and culture; General linguistics; Human rights.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Authored with D. Gillespie, N. Dolsak, R. Krabill, K. Lerum, and E. Thomas. "Research Circles: Providing An Organizational Structure for Junior Faculty to Write," Innovative Higher Education (forthcoming).
  • "On Lenses and Filters: The Role of Metaphor in Policy Theory," Administrative Theory and Praxis, March 2005.
  • "Discourse of/in Propaganda in Early Soviet Film Theory," in Galya Diment and Jacob Kaltenbach, Eds., From Golivud to Hollywood: Entertainment and Propaganda in Soviet Film of the 1920s and 1930s, (forthcoming , 2003).
  • "Human Rights Discourse and Political Legitimacy in Yugoslavia," in Sabrina Ramet and Vjeran Pavlakovic, Eds., Serbia after 1989, (forthcoming, 2002).

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Beth Kolko

Beth Kolko

Associate Professor, Department of Technical Communication.
14B Loew Hall; Box 352195; 206-685-3809
bkolko@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education

  • B.A. 1989, Oberlin College
  • M.A. 1991, Ph.D. 1994, The University of Texas, Austin

Foreign Language Competence: Portuguese - 3, Spanish - 2, French - 1, Italian - 1, Uzbek - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Information and Communications Technologies; Information and Communications Technologies in Central Asia.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Author with Thayer, A. "Localization of Digital Games: The Process of Blending for the Global Games Market." Technical Communication, 51:4 (2004):477-488.
  • Co-Author with C. Wei and J.H. Spyridakis. "Internet Use in Uzbekistan: Developing a Methodology for Tracking Information Technology Implementation Success," Information Technologies and International Development, 1, 2 (2003): 1-19.
  • Co-Author (With S. Kim and T. Greer). Problem-Solving in Web-based Problem-Based Learning: Third-Year Medical Students' Participation in End-of-Life Care Virtual Clinic, Computers in Human Behavior. (In press).
  • Editor and Contributor (Introduction). Virtual Publics: Policy and Community in an Electronic Age. Columbia University Press. In press. Forthcoming 2002.
  • International IT Implementation Projects: Policy and Cultural Considerations. Proceedings from the annual IEEE IPCC Conference, Portland, OR, Forthcoming, September 2002.
  • Co-Author (With Alison Regan and Susan Romano), Writing in an Electronic World (With Instructor's Manual). Addison Wesley Longman: New York, 2001.
  • Co-Editor (With Lisa Nakamura and Gilbert B. Rodman), Race in Cyberspace. Routledge: New York, 2000.
  • Introduction" and Erasing @race: Going White in the (Inter)Face. In Beth Kolko, Lisa Nakamura and Gilbert B. Rodman, Eds., Race in Cyberspace Routledge: New York. 2000. pp. 1-13, 213-232.
  • "Cultural Studies In/And the Networked Writing Classroom." In Michael Day, Susanmarie Harrington and Rebecca Rickly, Eds., The Online Writing Classroom. Hampton Press: Cresskill, NJ. 2000. pp. 29-43.
  • Co-Author (With Cynthia Haynes, Jan Rune Holmevik, and Victor Vitanza). MOOs, Cyberspace, Anarchitexture: Towards a New Threshold." In Stephanie Gibson and Ollie Oviedo, Eds., The Emergine CyberCulture: Literacy, Paradigm and Paradox. Hampton Press: Cresskill, NJ. 2000. pp.229-262.

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Willis Konick

Willis Konick

Professor Emeritus, Comparative Literature.
Padelford Hall B 524; Box 354338; (206) 543-9006
konick@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1951, M.A. 1954, Ph.D. 1964, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, French - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Russian literature; 19th century European literature; Cinema studies.

Recent Publications:

  • "Categorical Dreams and Complaint Reality: the Role of the Narrator in The Tales of Belkin." In Modern Critical Interpretations: Alexander Pushkin, edited by Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1987.
  • "Tolstoy's Underground Woman: A Study of Anna Karenina." In Modern Critical Interpretations: Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, edited by Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1987.

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Frederick Michael Lorenz

Frederick Michael Lorenz

Lecturer, International Studies
Thomson Hall 434; Box 353650; (206) 543-9831
lorenz@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1968, Marquette University
  • J.D. 1971, Marquette University
  • LL.M. 1982, George Washington University

Foreign Language Competence:

Teaching Specializations: Water and Security in the Middle East and Eurasia including Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Russia, Kosovo and Bosnia; International Humanitarian Law

Recent Publications:

  • Lorenz, Frederick Michael ed. "The AK Party in Turkey," The Thread of Life: A Survey of Hydropolitics and Security in the Tigris-Euphrates Basin. Tacoma: International research Associates: 4.4 (2003).

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Talant Mawkanuli

Talant Mawkanuli

Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilization,
Denny Hall M29-B Box 353120, Tel: 206-616-5616
tmawkanuli@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • M.A. 1988 Xinjiang University
  • Ph.D. 1999 Indiana University
     

Foreign Language Competence: Kazak -3, Chinese-3, Uygur-3, Uzbek-3, Kirgiz-3, Tuvan-2, Tatar-2, Turkmen-2, Karachay-2, Altay-2, Turkish-2, Azeri-2, Chagatay-2, Russian-1

Teaching Specializations: Turkic linguistics and language pedagogy; Central Eurasian Turkic languages and cultures .

Recent Publications:

  • Co-author (with Virginia Martin), Nineteenth Century Kazak Letters to the Russian Authorities: Historical Contextualization and Morphemic Analysis, Central Eurasian Studies Review, (Forthcoming 2009)
  • Advanced Interactive Listening in Kazak, Language Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008 <http://languageinstitute.wisc.edu/cails/index.html>
  • An Introductory Course in Uygur, at the Center for Languages of Central Asian Regions, Indiana University, 2006
  • Jungar Tuvan Texts, Uralic and Altaic Series, Bloomington: Indiana University, 2005, X + 266 pages.
  • "The Nomadic Cultural Perspective in the Kazak Language", Toronto Studies in Central and Inner Asia, No.5, 331-347, 2002
  • "The Jungar Tuvas: Language and National Identity in the PRC", Central Asian Survey, 20 (4), 497-517, 2001
  • Co-author, Tujue bijiao yuyan xue (Comparative Turkic Linguistics), Urumchi: Xinjiang People's Publishing House, 1997, IX + 743 pages.
  • Co-author, Hazirqi zaman Uyġur tili grammatiksi (A Grammar of Modern Uygur Language) Urumchi: Xinjiang People's Publishing House, 1996, XIV + 743 pages.

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Jonathan Mercer

Jonathan Mercer

Associate Professor, Political Science.
Gowen Hall 135; Box 353530; (206) 543-7887
mercer@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1982, Oberlin College.
  • M.A. 1987, Ph.D. 1993, Columbia University.

Foreign Language Competence: French - 1, Russian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: International relations theory; International security; Political psychology.

Recent Publications:

  • "Human Nature and the First Image: Using Emotion in International Politics," Journal of International Relations and Development (forthcoming).
  • "Prospect Theory and Political Science," Annual Review of Political Science 8 (2005): 1-21.
  • "Rationality and Psychology in International Politics," International Organization 59 (Winter 2005): 77-106.

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Marta Mikkelsen

Marta Mikkelsen

Associate Director, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
Thomson Hall 203B; Box 353650; (206) 685-3113
martam@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1996, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College.
  • M.A. 2000, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, Russian - 2, Georgian - 1, Spanish - 1, Italian - 1

Teaching Specializations: Post-Soviet Politics and Society

Recent Publications:

  • Putin: Peril or Progress, CD-Rom Resource for Teachers (2005).
  • The Rose and Orange Revolutions: Forcing Democracy in the Former Soviet Union, CD-Rom Resource for Teachers (2005).
  • Georgia on My Mind, CD-Rom Resource for Teachers (2005).  

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Andrew Nestingen

Andrew Nestingen

Associate Professor, Department of Scandinavian Studies.
Raitt Hall 305P; Box 353420; (206) 543-0643
akn@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1994, St. Olaf College.
  • M.A. 1999, Ph.D. 2001, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Finnish - 3, Swedish - 3, French - 2, Danish - 1, Estonian - 1, Norwegian - 1, Old Icelandic - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Scandinavian culture; Finnish literature, history and culture.

Recent Publications:

  • Nestingen ed. and Elkington ed.; Grant, Barry Keith ed. "Transnational Cinema in a Global North: Nordic Cinema in Transition," Contemporary Film and Television Detroit: Wayne State UP, 2005.
  • Nestingen Andrew ed. "In Search of Aki Kaurismaki: Texts and Contexts," Journal of Finnish Studies 8.2 (2004).
  • Rees, Ellen. "Timely Subjects: Leen Krohn Between Universal and Particular," Scandinavian Studies 76.3 (2004): 75-98.
  • Timely Subjects: Leena Krohn, Temporalities, and Gender. In Ellen Rees, Ed., Scandinavian Women’s Writing: Contemporary Critical Approaches. Forthcoming Camden House, 2002.
  • Co-author (with Thomas A. DuBois), The Manuscript and Book in Finland, In Antonio Rodriguez-Buckingham, Ed., From Cave Paintings to the Internet: An Encyclopedia of the Written and Printed Word. Forthcoming Greenwood Press, 2002.
  • Review of The Danish Directors: Dialogues on Contemporary National Cinema, Eds. Mette Hjort and Ib Bjondeberg. Bristol. Forthcoming in Scope: An Online Journal of Film Studies 2003.

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Carrie O’Donoghue

Carrie O’Donoghue

Program Coordinator, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies
Thomson Hall 203A; Box 353650; (206) 685-4852
codonogh@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.F.A. 1992, The Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
  • M.F.A. 1998, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Foreign Language Competence: French - 1, Italian - 1

Teaching Specializations: Performance Art - Studio Practice and History, Voice Discovery and Production, Total Immersion Art (ages 2-5), Sculpture and Things (ages 2-5).

Recent Publications:

  • 3 Women and a Chicken ?, Members Annual Exhibition (Invitational), Gallery 110, Seattle, WA (2003) w/A. Souldancer and C. Bonacello.
  • Where does our soul live? ?, Artist in Residence, Centrum, Port Townsend, WA (2001).
  • The Jellist ?, Pause: The Body, Structures & Time, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA (2000).  

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Firoozeh Papan-Matin

Firoozeh Papan-Matin

Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
Denny 229C; Box 353120; (206) 543-6033
fpmatin@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1982, Political Science, California State University Northridge
  • M.A. 1991, English Literature, California State University Northridge
  • M.A. 1995, Iranian Studies, University of California Los Angeles Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
  • Ph.D. 2003, Ph.D. Iranian Studies, University of California Los Angeles Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Foreign Language Competence: Persian - 3, Classical Arabic - 3, French - 1,
German - 1

Teaching Specializations: Persian

Recent Publications:

  • Kashf al-Asrer: the Visionary Autobiography of Rbzbihen al-Baqlb (Leiden: Brill Publishers, in press).
  • Exile and Memory in Khaksarxs Last Letter, in "The Love Poetry of Shamlu" (Ibex, Maryland 2005)  

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Diana Pearce

Diana Pearce

Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work; REECAS Executive Committee.
School of Social Work 237; Box 354900; (206) 616-2850
pearce@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1964, College of Wooster.
  • M.S.W. 1969, Ph.D. 1976, University of Michigan.

Foreign Language Competence: Turkish - 2, Uzbek - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Poverty measurement and welfare reform; Central Asian women's organizations; Economic development and democracy; Women in poverty and domestic violence; Race and ethnic policy, particularly in schools and housing.

Recent Publications:

  • Mink, Gwendolyn ed. and Alice O'Connor ed. "The Statistical Measure of Poverty," Poverty and Social Welfare in the United States: An Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO 2004.
  • Co-Authored with Nodira Azmimova. "Report to NOVIB-OXFAM on Activities and Situation of Women's NGOs in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan: Efforts and Effects on the Issue of Violence Against Women," Sociology Center Sharhva Tavsiya and National University of Uzbekistan, 2002.
  • "Rights and Wrongs of Welfare Reform: A Feminist Approach to the New American Welfare State," Affila Special Issue on the New American Welfare (Summer 2000).

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Steve Pfaff

Steven Pfaff

Associate Professor, Sociology.
Director, Center for West European Studies (CWES),
Jackson School of International Studies.
206P Savery Hall; Box 353340; (206) 616-9377
pfaff@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1992, State University of New York at Albany
    Karl Franzens Universitat Graz, Austria, 1991. German-English translation (Diplomstufe).
  • M.A. 1995, Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    M.A. 1994, Modern European History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Herder Institut der Universitat Leipzig (PNdS certification) 1993.
  • Ph.D. 1999, New York University

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3

Teaching Specializations: Sociological Theory; Comparative Social Change; Comparative Sociology of Religion.

Recent Publications:

  • Secularization and Religious Revival in the Scando-Baltic Region. The Political Economy of Church-State Relations and the Implications for Religion. With Cheryl Zilinskas (JSIS, UW), 11th Annual REECAS Conference, April 2005.
  • The Origins of East German Antifascism. Revise and resubmit from East European Politics and Societies.
  • Froese, Paul and Steven Pfaff. 2003. Polish Catholicism: Without Its Communist Opponent, Less Monolithic. East-West Church & Ministry Report Volume 11/1, Part 3 (Winter 2003): 10.
  • Review of John C. Torpey's Intellectuals, Socialism and Dissent: The East German Opposition and Its Legacy. American Journal of Sociology 102/3: 901-903.  

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Zoya M. Polack

Zoya M. Polack

Lecturer, Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith Hall M254; Box 353580; (206) 543-4659
zpolack@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • M.A. 1973, University of Chernovtsy (Ukraine).
  • M.A. 1975, Ph.C. 1985, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Ukrainian - 3, Old Church Slavonic - 2, Bulgarian - 1, Latin - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Russian language; ACTFL competency-based instruction/testing seminars.

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Nikolai B. Popov

Nikolai B. Popov

Senior Lecturer, English.
Padelford Hall; Box 354330; (206) 543-2483
popov@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1977, University of Sofia (Bulgaria).
  • M.A. 1981, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
  • Ph.D. 1994, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Bulgarian - 3, Russian - 3, German - 3, French - 1, Spanish - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Modern poetry and fiction; Modern Anglo-Irish literature; East European and Russian literature; Bulgarian language.

Recent Publications:

  • Translator. "Bukvalnoto i literaturnoto" ("The Literal and the Literary" by Fakel, Sophia). 2004.
  • Co-Translated with Heather McHugh. "Gusev," (Chekhov P.) Southern Indiana Review 8.2 (2001).
  • Translator. "Ten Poems" (by Paul Celan). Verse 17:2&3, 18.1 (2001).
  • Translator (with Heather McHugh), Glottal Stop: 101 Poems by Paul Celan. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England (for) Wesleyan University Press, 2000.
  • Translator (with Heather McHugh), Because the Sea Is Black: Poems of Blaga Dimitrova. Wesleyan University Press, 1989.

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Kazimierz Z. Poznanski

Kazimierz Z. Poznanski

Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson Hall 316; Box 353650; (206) 543-0293
kazpoz@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • M.A. 1969, Ph.D. 1976, University of Warsaw.

Foreign Language Competence: Polish - 3, Russian - 1, German - 1.

Teaching Specializations: International political economy; Comparative economic systems; Economics of technological change; Soviet and East European economies.

Recent Publications:

  • "Negative Globalization: Capital Expropriation in Eastern Europe." Beijing: China's Academy of Social Sciences (2004).
  • Blejer, M.I. ed., and M. Skreb ed. "Transition. The First Decade." Journal of Economic Literature, Cambridge, MA:  The MIT Press (2003).
  • Kyogi, I. ed. "Failed Transition: Building Capitalism with Communist Tools." In: Evolutionary Analysis of PostSocialist Transition. Tokyo: Springer Verlag, 2003.
  • Boonker, K., Muller, H., and Pickel, A. eds. "The Crisis of Transition as State Crisis." Postcommunist Transformation and the Social Sciences. Boulder: Rowman Littlefield (2001).
  • "The Confused Reforms: Poland's Asset Sellout." Warsaw: Publishing Cooperative (2001).
  • Poznanski, K. ed. "Transition and Its Dissenters." Eastern European Politics and Societies. vol. 15, no. 3 (Fall 2001 -- Special Volume).
  • "Building Capitalism with Communist Tools: Eastern Europe's Defective Transition" and "Transition and its Dissenters: An Introduction," as Guest Editor for special issue of East European Politics and Societies 15:2 (Spring 2001): 207-220, 320-355.
  • Wielki Prezekret: Kleska Polskich Reform (The Great Scam: The Failure of Polish Reforms). Warsaw: Tow. Wydawnicze i. Literackie, 2000.

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Scott Radnitz

Assistant Professor, Jackson School of International Studies.
Thomson Hall 225A; Box 353650; (206) 543-2467
srad@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Website

Education:

  • B.A. 2000, The University of California, Berkeley.
  • Ph.D. 2006, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Uzbek - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Central Asian Politics, Post-Soviet Security, and Failed States.

Recent Publications:

  • Book Review: Kathleen Collins, The Logic of Clan Politics (Cambridge University Press), Journal of Politics, Summer 2007.
  • Book Review: Edward Schatz, Modern Clan Politics: The Power of “Blood” in Kazakhstan and Beyond (University of Washington Press), Nationalities Papers 34(4), September 2006.
  • “Weighing the Political and Economic Motivations for Migration in Post-Soviet Space: The Case of Uzbekistan,” Europe-Asia Studies 58(5), July 2006 (lead article): 653-677.
  •  “Look Who’s Talking! Islamic Discourse in the Chechen Wars,” Nationalities Papers 34(2) May 2006: 237-256.
  • “What Really Happened in Kyrgyzstan?” Journal of Democracy 17(2), April 2006: 132-146.

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Haideh Salehi-Esfahani

Haideh Salehi-Esfahani

Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics.
Savery Hall 237; Box 353330; (206) 543-7463
haideh@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.Sc. 1979, London School of Economics.
  • Ph.D. 1985, University of Pennsylvania.

Foreign Language Competence: Persian - 3.

Teaching Specializations: International economics; Development economics of the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-Author with George Wright. "A New Course in the Economics of Central Asia at the University of Washington." Central Eurasian Studies Review, 4.1 (2005): 68-70.
  • Co-author (with Judith Thornton), "The Dilemma of Reforming Economics Education in the Post-Socialist Economy of Uzbekistan: Has anything Changed?" Central Asian Survey 17, no.2 (1998): 253-265.
  • Co-author (with Michael Kammas), "Tourism and Export Led Growth: The Case of Cyprus 1978-88." Journal of Developing Areas 26, no. 4 (July 1992): 489-506.
  • "Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Foreign Exchange: The Case of Iran." Civilisations 38, no. 2 (1990): 105-22.

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Greg Shelton

Assistant Director, Interdisciplinary Certificate Program Global Trade, Transportation and Logistics Studies
313 Loew Hall; Box 352193; (206) 616-5778
gttl@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1988, University of Washington.
  • M.MA. 1968, University of Washington.

Foreign Language Competence: Japanese -2, Spanish – 2, Arabic – 1, Greek – 1, Finnish – 1.

Teaching Specializations: International transportation and trade issues; Infrastructure/economic development through trade.

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Guntis Smidchens

Guntis Smidchens

Assistant Professor, Department of Scandinavian Studies;
Jackson School of International Studies;
REECAS Executive Committee.
Raitt Hall 305T; Box 353420; (206) 616-5224
guntiss@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1985, Northwestern University.
  • M.A. 1990, Ph.D. 1996, Indiana University.

Foreign Language Competence: Latvian - 3, Lithuanian - 2, Estonian - 2, Russian - 2, German - 1, Polish - 1, Finnish - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Baltic languages, history and culture; Folklore and nationalism.

Recent Publications:

  • "Editorial: The War is Not Over." European Weekly, April 12, 2005.
  • Executive Producer. "Baltic Studies Summer Institute." Videocassette. BALSSI Consortium, 2004. http://www.researchchannel.org/program/displayevent.asp?rid=2128.
  • Translation from Latvian to English. "Latvian Bourdon Songs." Baltic Voices: Harmonia Mundi 1.907311 (2003).
  • "Folklorism Revisited." Journal of Folklore Research 36, no. 1 (spring 1999): 51-70.
  • "M. Azadovskii," "A. Gil'ferding," "C. von Sydow." In Encyclopedia of Folklore and Literature, edited by Mary Ellen Brown and Bruce A. Rosenberg, 36-38, 255-256, 634-635. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1998.
  • "Urban Folklore," in Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Beliefs, Customs, Tales, Music and Art vol. 2, edited by Thomas A. Green, 817-823. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 1997.
  • "The Baltic Studies Program at the University of Washington." Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies Newsletter 81 (March 1997): 20-21.
  • Co-author (with Robert E. Walls), "Ethics and the Student Fieldworker." In The Emergence of Folklore in Everyday Life: A Fieldguide and Sourcebook, edited by George H. Schoemaker, 133-144. Bloomington: Trickster Press, 1990.
  • "Immigrant and Ethnic Folklore." In The Emergence of Folklore in Everyday Life: A Fieldguide and Sourcebook, edited by George H. Schoemaker, 133-144. Bloomington: Trickster Press, 1990.

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Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith

Affiliate Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies.
ds@douglassmith.info

Personal Web Page

Education:

  • B.A. 1985, University of Vermont.
  • M.A., Ph.D. 1996, University of California, Los Angeles.

Foreign Language Competence: German - 3, Russian - 3, French - 1

Teaching Specializations: History of Imperial Russia, Catherinian Russia

Recent Publications:

  • "Catherine II (the Great)," in Encyclopedia of Europe, 1789-1914, eds. John Merriman and Jay Winter (NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006).
  • "U istokov russkoi masonofobii," in Obraz vraga, comp. L. Gudkov (Moscow: OGI, 2005).
  • "O tainom zamuzhestve Praskov'i Kovalevoi-Zhemchugovoi," Vestnik arkhivista no. 3-4/81-82 (2004):377-83.
  • Love and Conquest: Personal Correspondence of Catherine the Great and Prince Grigory Potemkin (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois UP, 2004; paperback 2005). Winner of the 2004 Heldt Translation Prize.
  • Working the Rough Stone: Freemasonry and Society in Eighteenth-Century Russia (DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois UP, 1999). Winner of the 1999-2000 William W. Reese II Memorial Book Award. Russian translation published in 2006, Moscow, Russia.

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Jaroslava M. Soldanova

Jaroslava M. Soldanova

Lecturer, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith Hall M266; Box 353580; (206) 543-4449
jsoldan@hotmail.com

Education:

  • B.A. 1967, M.A. 1976, Palacky University (Czech Republic).

Foreign Language Competence: Czech - 3, Slovak - 3, Russian - 3, German - 2,
Polish - 1, Ukrainian - 1, Latin - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Czech language, literature, history, and culture.

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Veronica Taylor

Veronica Taylor

Professor, Law School; Director, Asian Law Center
William Gates Hall; Box 353020; (206)543-5643
vtaylor@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1986, Monash University, Australia
  • LL.B. 1988, Monash University, Australia
  • LL.M. 1992, University of Washington School of Law

Foreign Language Competence: Japanese -3, Korean - 2, Indonesian - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Commercial Law and Society in Asia; Transitional Legal Systems; Law and Development

Recent Publications:

  • Drysdale, Peter ed. and Jennifer Amyx ed. "Re-regulating Japanese Transactions: the Competition Law Dimension." Japanese Governance: Beyond Japan Inc. Routledge, 2003.
  • "Corruption and Asian Legal Professions" in T Lindsey and H Dick (eds) Corruption in Asia (Federation Press, 2002)
  • 'Rethinking Indonesian Insolvency Reform: Contexts and Frameworks" (with T Lindsey) in Lindsey (ed) Commercial Law Reform in Indonesia (Federation Press, 2001)

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Judith G. Thornton

Judith G. Thornton

Professor, Department of Economics;
REECAS Executive Committee.
Savery Hall 235; Box 353330; (206) 543-5784
thornj@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1956, Vassar College.
  • M.A. 1958, Ph.D. 1960, Radcliffe.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 2, French - 1, Chinese - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Comparative systems; Microeconomic theory; Economics of transitional economies; International economics; Economic development.

Recent Publications:

  • "Incentives and Performance of Russian Regional Government Officials" presented at Institutional Change in Russia and China RCIE, 2003.
  • Co-edited with Charles Ziegler. "Russia's Far East: Region at Risk." University of Washington Press (2002).
  • "Committing to an Energy Project in Russia: Problems and Prospects," Comparative Economic Studies, (Winter 2002).
  • Editor, "Institutional and Structural Change in Pacific Russia," Comparative Economic Studies, (Winter 2002).
  • Co-Editor (with Charles E. Ziegler) and Contributor, Security Implications of Economic and Political Developments in the Russian Far East. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2001.
  • "The Exercise of Rights to Resources." In Michael Bradshaw, Ed., The Russian Far East: Prospects for the New Millennium. London: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2001, 58 p.
  • "Economic Reform in the Russian Far East: the Implications for Russian-Chinese Economic Cooperation." In Sherman Garnett, Ed., Rapproachment or Rivalry: Russian-Chinese Relations in Changing Asia. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2000, 257-313.

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Daniel C. Waugh

Daniel C. Waugh

Professor Emeritus, Department of History;
Jackson School of International Studies;
Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith Hall 103E; Box 353650; (206) 616-8408
dwaugh@u.washington.edu

Personal Web Page

Education:

  • B.A. 1963, Yale University.
  • M.A. 1965, Ph.D. 1972, Harvard University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German -1, French - 1,
Church Slavonic - 1, Other Slavic Languages - 1, Turkic languages - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Russian history (especially medieval and early modern); Central Asian history; The Silk Road.

Recent Publications:

  • "Religion and Regional Identities: the Case of Viatka and the Miracle-Working Icon of St. Nicolas Velikoretskii." Forschungen zur osteuropaischen Geschichte. 63 (2004): 259-278.
  • "The Physical and Human Geography of Inner Asia in the Early 1920s through the Eyes and Lens of C.P. Skrine." Cultural Interaction and Conflict in Central and Inner Asia. Papers presented at the Central and Inner Asia Seminar University of Toronto, 3-4 May 2002 and 23-24 May 2003. (Toronto Studies in Central and Inner Asia, No. 6; Toronto: Asian Institute, University of Toronto, 2004): 87-100.
  • Istoriia odnoi knigi: Viatka i "nesovremennost'" v russkoi kul'ture Petrovskogo vremeni [The History of a Book: Viatka and "Non-Modernity" in Russian Culture of the Time of Peter the Great]. S.-Peterburg: Izd-vo "Dmitrii Bulanin," (forthcoming 2002).
  • Major contributions to: Vagabond Life: The Caucasus Journals of George Kennan, Ed. with an Introduction and Afterword by Frith Maier, and with Contributions by Daniel C. Waugh. Seattle: University of Washington Press, (forthcoming 2002).
  • "We Have Never Been Modern: Approaches to the Study of Russia in the Age of Peter the Great," Jahrb"cher f"r Geschichte Osteuropas 49:3 (2001).
  • "The 'Mysterious and Terrible Karatash Gorges'--Notes and Documents on the Explorations by Stein and Skrine." The Geographical Journal, 165:3 (December 1999).
  • Co-editor (with M. Holt Ruffin), Civil Society in Central Asia. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999.
  • "K izucheniiu fal'sifikatsii pis'mennykh istochnikov po istorii srednevekovoi Rossii" [On the Study of the Falsification of Written Sources for the History of Medieval Russia]. Russian History 25 no. 1-2 (1998 [1999]).
  • "K istorii viatskogo letopisaniia" [On the History of Viatka Chronicle Writing], in In memoriam: Sbornik pamiati Ia. S. Lur'e. St. Petersburg: Feniks, 1997, pp. 303-320.
  • "Anatolii's Miscellany: Its Origins and Migration." Harvard Ukrainian Studies 19 (1995): 747-755.

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Simon Werrett

Assistant Professor, Department of History
Smith Hall 6; Box 353650; (206) 616-3661
werrett@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1994, University of Leeds.
  • M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 2000, Cambridge University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 3, French - 1, Estonian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: History of Science and Technology (especially in Russia); Relations of the sciences and visual arts; Sociological and anthropological approaches to technology and material culture; History and theory of media.

Recent Publications:

  • "Transit and Transition: Astronomy, Topography and Politics in Russian Expeditions to View the Transit of Venus in 1874." (accepted for publication) Cahiers Francois Viete 7 (2006).
  • "Spectacular Beginnings: Lectures, Fireworks and Court Demonstrations at the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences in the Eighteenth Century" (submitted to Isis May 2005).
  • "The Russian Academy of Sciences," in Arne Hessenbruch, ed., Reader's Guide to the History of Science, London, Dearborn, 2000.

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James D. West

James D. West

Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Smith Hall 016; Box 353580; (206) 543-4829
jdwest@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1962, St. John's College, Cambridge.
  • Ph.D. 1970, Cambridge University.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 3, French - 3, Latin - 2, Classical Greek - 2, Italian - 1, Polish - 1, Hungarian - 1, Buriat - 1, Georgian - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Russian literature; Philosophy; Art; Language; Language teaching methodology, computer-assisted language learning; Translation theory.

Recent Publications:

  • "The Icon and the Word: Literature and Painting in Russian Culture." University of Washington Press (forthcoming).
  • "Icons, Modernism and Socialist Realism: The Emblematic Idiom of Modern Russian Art." The Icon and Modernity held at Columbia University in October 2003.
  • Biographical articles on Ryleev, Zhukovskii, Del'vig and Kozlov in "Russian Literature in the Age of Pushkin and Gogol." Volume of the Dictionary of Literary Biography, edited by Christine Rydel, 1999.
  • Co-author (with Mary Jo White), In Living Memory: The Persistence of Traditional Images in Russian Visual Culture (In press).
  • The Icon and the Word: Literature and Painting in Russian Culture. (In press).

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George E. Wright

George E. Wright

Associate Professor, Department of Economics.
4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 308; Box 354696; (206) 616-9255
georgew@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1962, College of Wooster.
  • M.A. 1964, Ph.D. 1977, University of Michigan.

Foreign Language Competence: Turkish - 2, Uzbek - 1.

Teaching Specializations: Rural health systems; Central Asian health care; Health services research.

Recent Publications:

  • Co-authored with I. Moscovice. "Is Large Really Beautiful? Physician Practice in Small versus Large Scale Communities." Working Paper #56, Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota, July 2005.
  • Co-authored with H. Salehi-Esfehani. "A New Course in the Economics of Central Asia" Central Eurasian Studies Review, 4.1  (2005): 68-70.
  • "False Start in Central Asia? Economic Performance in the First Decade of Independence," paper at the Northwest Regional Conference for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies. Eugene, OR, April 27, 2002. Submitted for review July, 2002.
  • Co-Author (With R.A. Rosenblatt, L.M. Baldwin, L. Chan, M.A. Fordyce, I.B. Hirsch, J.P. Palmer and L.G. Hart). Improving the Quality of Outpatient Care for Diabetes: Lessons from a Rural Urban Comparison in Washington State The Journal of Family Practice, (Forthcoming).
  • Co-Author (With M. Symons, B. Saver and M. Doescher). "The Private Benefits and Public Costs of Too Many Physicians". Submitted to Health Services Research, May 2002.
  • Co-Author (With P. House). Evaluation of the Washington State CAH-FLEX Program," University of Washington, Department of Family Medicine, Research Section, January 2002.
  • Co-Author (With C.A. Andrilla and L.G. Hart). How Many Physicians Can a Rural Community Support," WWAMI Rural Health Research Working Paper #45. University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, April 2001.
  • Co-Author (With D.M. Paschane, L.M. Baldwin, P. Domoto, D.Cantrell and L.G. Hart). Distribution of the Dental Workforce in Washington State: Patterns and Consequences," WWAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies Working Paper no. 60, March 2001.
  • Co-Author (With A. Katz, M. Gardner, P. House, C. Wang, S. Richards and G. Wellenstein). State Primary Care Provider Study Report to the Washington State Medical Assistance Administration and Health Care Authority, February 2001.
  • Co-Author (With R.A. Rosenblatt, L.M. Baldwin, L. Chan, P. Clitherow, F.M. Chen and L.G. Hart). The Effect of the Doctor-Patient Relationship on Emergency Department Use Among the Elderly, American Journal of Public Health. 9:1 (January 2000): 97-102.

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Glennys Young

Glennys Young

Associate Professor, History and JSIS;
Thomson Hall 423; Box 353650; (206) 685-8192
glennys@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1981, University of Pennsylvania.
  • M.A. 1983, Ph.D. 1989, University of California, Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 3, French - 3, Spanish - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Political, social and cultural history of Imperial Russia; Soviet, and post-Soviet Russia; Peasants; Russian Orthodoxy; Comparative religion.

Recent Publications:

  • Edited entire work and wrote preface/introduction. Zelnik, Reginald E. "Perils of Pankratova: Some Stories from the Annals of Soviet Historiography. University of Washington Press, Seattle: 2005.
  • "Terror in Pravda, 1917-39: All the News That was Fit to Print," in Catherine Evtuhov and Stephen Kotkin, eds., The Cultural Gradient: The Transmission of Ideas in Europe, 1789-1991, (Rowman and Littlefield: September, 2002, forthcoming.)
  • Power and the Sacred In Revolutionary Russia: Religious Activists in the Village. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.
  • "'Into Church Matters': Lay Identity, Rural Parish Life, and Popular Politics in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia, 1864-1928." Russian History/Histoire Russe 23: 1-4 (1996): 315-34.

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Valentina Zaitseva

Valentina Zaitseva

Lecturer, Slavic Languages and Literatures
Smith 022; Box 353580; (206) 543-6009
vaz2@u.washington.edu

Education:

  • B.A. 1974, Herzen Pedagogical Institute
  • M.A. 1980, Norwich University
  • A.M. 1988, Harvard University
  • Ph.D. 1992, Harvard University

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, Polish - 2, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian - 2, Old Church Slavonic - 1, Old Russian - 1, Ukrainian - 1, German - 1, French - 1

Teaching Specializations: Russian Language, Linguistics and Culture

Recent Publications:

  • "Gender and National Identity through Russian Language. Chapter 1" in Helena Goscilo and Andrea Lanoux, eds. Engendering the Nation: A Cross-Disciplinary Examination of Gender and National Identity in Russian Culture (in press, 25 pp.)  
  • Boyle, Eloise M. ed. and Genevra Gerhart ed. "Quoting Russian Poetry. Chapter 2." The Russian Context: The Culture Behind the Language. Bloomington, Indiana: Slavica (2002): 203-264.
  • Review of Paul Cubberley "Russian: A Linguistic Introduction." Slavic Review 64.1.207 (2002).

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Craig ZumBrunnen

Craig ZumBrunnen

Professor, Department of Geography;
Co-Director, Program on the Environment.
Smith Hall 416D; Box 353550; (206) 543-4915
craigzb@u.washington.edu

Off-Site CV

Education:

  • B.A. 1966, University of Minnesota.
  • M.A. 1968, California Institute of Technology.
  • Ph.D. 1973, University of California, Berkeley.

Foreign Language Competence: Russian - 3, German - 2.

Teaching Specializations: Russian resource management and population problems; Mathematical modeling and simulation of resource problems; Urban ecology; Sustainable development.

Recent Publications:

  • "Identification of Potential Impacts of Globalization on Russia's Environmental Policy." College Scientific Papers Series: Warszawa Szkola GlCwna Handlowa W Warszawie. Warsaw School of Economics (forthcoming) 2005.
  • Co-Authored with Alexander S. Perepechko, Jessica Graybill and Dmitry Sharkov. "Spatial Database Development for Russian Urban Areas: A New Conceptual Framework." GI Science & Remote Sensing, 42.2.122-148.
  • "Russia and the European NIS," Chapter 13 for Europe in the 1990s: A Geographic Analysis, 7th Edition, ed. William Berentsen. New York: John Wiley, (forthcoming).
  • Co-Author (with Nathaniel Trumbull), "Environmental Policy Challenges," In Russian Policy Challenges in the 21st Century, Stephen Wegren, editor. Armonk, New York, M.E. Sharpe, (forthcoming, 2002).
  • Co-Author (with Nathaniel Trumbull), "An Emerging Northwest Russia Environmental Information Network: IT Capacity Building for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development," NETCOM, Vol. 16, Nos. 1-2, 2002, pp. 53-72.
  • Co-Author (with Marina Alberti, Gordon Bradley, Kristin Hill, John Marzluff, Clare Ryan, and Eric Schulenberger), "Integrated Graduate Education and Research Training in Urban Ecology at the University of Washington," Ecological Economic Management and Planning in Regional and Urban Systems, Moscow, Russia: Institute of Control Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2001, pp. 78-79
  • Co-Author (with Nathaniel Trumbull), "Obstacles and Opportunities to the Establishment of an Environmental Information Network in Northwest Russia," Journal of Urban and Regional Development Research, Vol. 8, No. 1, November 2000, pp. 37-65.
  • Co-Author (with Nathaniel Trumbull), "An Emerging Northwest Russia Environmental Information Network: Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Needs for Transition Economies," Geocyberspace: Building Territories on the Geographical Space of the 21st Century, (IGU Commission on Communication Networks and Telecommunication, 2000), pp. 25-45.

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