Adrienne Landry

Primary office:


BA SLL/History 2003

Ms. Adrienne Landry continued her education at Columbia University, and became interested in the South Slavic world. She currently works at KU in the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies as the Outreach Coordinator. (02/2012)

Career: KU CREES Outreach Coordinator. Prior to that she was a Recruiter for American Councils for International Education based in Serbia. And before that she was a Program Officer for the Project on Ethnic Relations working primarily in Montenegro.

Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, gardening, writing, and movies

Countries visited: Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Great Britain, Aruba, Barbados, Martinique, Uganda

Favorite place: Edinburgh, Scotland! No, wait, it's Kotor Bay, Montenegro. Or maybe it's Murtchison Falls, Uganda. It might be Brooklyn, New York. But it's probably Tbilisi, Georgia! (And also Lawrence, KS)

Favorite food: Mediterranean/Middle Eastern.

Favorite saying: Garmajos! the Georgian drinking toast meaning 'victory!'

Favorite books: Oh, the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss and Broken April by Ismail Kadare


Giving

KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad