Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Meet new faculty and scholars on Thursday

Tue, August 16, 2011 | CAL 4th Floor

12:30 PM

Please join us on Thursday, August 25, at 12:30, when we will gather on the 4th floor of Calhoun to greet and welcome our newest faculty members and visiting scholars.


Veronika Tuckerova, our new Lecturer in Czech Studies, will teach three Czech language and culture courses this year.  She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University’s Department of Germanic Languages and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, where her dissertation topic was “Reading Kafka during the Cold War Czechoslovakia.”


Malika Karimova is a Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant. She will be teaching beginning Tajik in Fall 2011 and Spring 2012.  Malika studies at the Tajik Governmental University in the Department of Finances and Management.  Her focus is business and management.


 Aveizer (Avi) Tucker, the husband of Veronika Tuckerova, is a specialist on the Politics of East Central Europe. He will be in residence this year at UT and teaching an Introduction to European Studies this fall. He will also be involved with initiatives of the UT Energy Institute that relate to energy issues in our region.  


Vera Dugartsyrenova is visiting UT under the auspices of the Texas Language Center.  She is a visiting student research fellow in the Fulbright Russian Faculty Development program, and will be engaged in a program of research, teaching observation, and model classroom demonstrations during this academic year.  Ms. Dugartsyrenova comes to Austin from the Department of Linguistics and Information Technology at Moscow State University.


We look forward to seeing you on Thursday.


Light refreshments will be served.

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