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Robert Moser

Professor

rmoser@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-7278 |
BAT 4.148

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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Joan Neuberger

Professor

neuberger@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7219 |
GAR 2.102

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Stanford University

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Mary Neuburger

Professor, Department Chair, Director of CREEES

burgerm@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3607 |
BUR 452

Education: Ph.D., 1997, University of Washington

Interests: Southeastern Europe, Bulgaria, food history, urban culture, consumption, gender, identity

Associate Professors


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Craig Campbell

Associate Professor, Associate Director of CREEES

craig.campbell@utexas.edu |
512-232-4342 |
SAC 4.122

Education: Ph.D., University of Alberta

Interests: Siberia, Central Siberia, Indigenous Siberians, Evenki, Evenkiia, Reindeer hunting and herding, Travel and mobility, Socialist colonialism, early forms of Sovietization. Visual and intermedia ethnography

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Thomas Garza

University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor and Director, Texas Language Center

tjgarza@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9126 |
BUR 458

Education: Ed.D., Harvard University, 1987

Interests: Russian language teaching methodology/ Applied linguistics/ Contemporary Russian culture/ The Chechen wars / Post-Soviet youth culture/ Russian popular culture/ Contemporary Russian media/ Performing masculinity in Contemporary Russia & Mexico

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Tatjana Lichtenstein

Associate Professor; Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu |
737-701-0600 |
GAR 0.110/RLP 2.402C

Education: Ph.D. 2009, University of Toronto, Canada

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Keith Livers

Associate Professor

kalivers@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9128 |
BUR 468

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Charters Wynn

Associate Professor

wynn@utexas.edu |
512-475-7234 |
GAR 1.120

Education: Ph.D., 1987, Stanford University

Assistant Professors


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Vladislav Beronja

Assistant Professor

vladberonja@utexas.edu |
BUR464

Education: PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Interests: Bosnian, Croatian, & Serbian Literature; Memory & Trauma Studies; Comics and Visual Narrative; Exhibition Culture; Balkan Popular Culture; Queer Theory; Digital Humanities

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Chelsi West Ohueri

Assistant Professor

chelsiwestohueri@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9129 |
BUR 462

Education: Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Sociocultural anthropology, medical anthropology, race and racialization, belonging, Albania, Southeastern Europe, Romani studies

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Petre Petrov

Assistant Professor, Graduate Advisor

petrov@utexas.edu |
(512) 232-9130 |
BUR 486

Education: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Interests: Russian and Western modernism; socialist realism; Stalinist culture; Soviet language and ideology; theory of ideology; Marxism; critical theory

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Maria Sidorkina

Assistant Professor

maria.sidorkina@austin.utexas.edu |
BUR 474

Education: Ph.D. Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology, Yale University

Senior Lecturers


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Marina Alexandrova (Potoplyak)

Senior Lecturer

marina.alexandrova@utexas.edu |
(512) 232-9193 |
BUR 466

Education: PhD, UT Austin

Interests: History of Political and Cultural Dissent in Russia, Russian Revolutionary Movements, Russian Modernism and Avant-Garde, Pedagogy and Instructional Technology, Russian Food History

Lecturers


Petra Dominkova

Lecturer

petra.dominkova@austin.utexas.edu |
512-758-5952

Education: PhD., FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic

Interests: Czech and Eastern European Cinema, and Film Noir

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Christian Hilchey

Lecturer

hilchey@utexas.edu |
BUR 472

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: Language pedagogy, Czech instructional material development, Texas Czech communities, food culture, Czech linguistics, verbal prefixes, Czech dialects

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Bella B. Jordan

Lecturer

belka@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9127 |
BUR 470

Education: Ph.D., UT Austin

Interests: History, travel, architecture

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Bernadeta Kaminska

Lecturer

BernadetaKaminska@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9133 |
BUR 580

Education: M.A., Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań (Poland)

Interests: I like to travel, read, watch foreign films.

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Frane Karabatic

Lecturer

frane.karabatic@austin.utexas.edu |
BUR 570

Interests: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and Russian language pedagogy; language teaching methodology; creating language instructional materials; second language acquisition; Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian cinema; masculinity in the twentieth-century Russian literature.

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Oksana Lutsyshyna

Lecturer

lutsyshyna@austin.utexas.edu |
BUR 478

Education: Ph.D., University of Georgia

Interests: Ukrainian Modernism, Bruno Schulz, Walter Benjamin, Roland Barthes, Postcolonial Theory/Decolonization, Queer Theory, Feminist Theory, Language Teaching Methodology

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Heather R Rice

Lecturer

hrrice@utexas.edu |
512-232-6913 |
MEZ 3.316

Education: Ph.D., Indiana University

Interests: Russian language pedagogy, creating Russian language instructional materials, 2nd language acquisition, phonetics and phonology, Russian and Soviet cinema

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Jason Roberts

Lecturer

j.roberts@utexas.edu |
(512) 232-9125 |
BUR 586

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Intellectual history of confessional theology including discourses of demonology and magic, representations of time and space in systems of divination, Siberian shamanism, Russian Orthodoxy.

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Evgenia Wilkins

Lecturer

evimikha@utexas.edu |
BUR 482

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Metadiscourse, interaction, intercorporeality, conversation analysis, study abroad, discourse analysis, the use of technology in language classes

Professors Emeriti


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John Kolsti

Professor Emeritus

jkolsti@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3607

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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Sidney Monas (deceased)

Professor Emeritus

smonas@mail.utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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Gilbert Rappaport

Professor Emeritus

grapp@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., UCLA

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Seth Wolitz

Professor Emeritus

slwolitz@mail.utexas.edu |
512 471 5531 |
HRH 3.114A

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Other faculty


Kiril Avramov

Visiting Post-doctoral research fellow

kiril.avramov@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6145 |
BUR 578

Education: Ph.D., University of Sofia

Interests: Non-western political warfare, Soviet and Russian propaganda, Soviet and Russian influence and psychological operations, "weaponization of information" and cognitive hacking, elite and mass cognitive resilience, history of Soviet and East European civilian and military intelligence services.

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Leslie O'Bell

Associate Professor, Retired

lobell@utexas.edu |
(512) 472-5080

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University


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    2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600
    Burdine Hall 452
    Austin, TX 78712
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