College Advisors for the School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

For genereal inquiries about foreign language study, the CLAS advisors are the best starting point. They can also connect you with a specific language advisor or faculty member on the departmental level

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, History, Humanities, REES, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures
785-864-3500
Wescoe Hall, Room 3650C
Office Hours:

M – F, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm by appointment 

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
785-864-1528
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment


Director of Undergraduate Studies

Marc L. Greenberg portrait
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Corresponding Member, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ambasador znanosti, Republika Slovenija - Ambassador of Science & Scholarship, Rep. of Slovenia, Courtesy Professor of Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, Courtesy Professor of Linguistics
785-864-4803
Wescoe Hall, Room 2128
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

By appointment

Both In-Person and Via Zoom or Skype

Prof. Greenberg received his MA at the University of Chicago (1984) and PhD at UCLA (1990), both in Slavic linguistics. His work concerns Slavic diachrony, diatopy, and sociolinguistics.​

 

Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Oleksandra Wallo
Associate Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Director of Graduate Studies, Director of the KU Summer Language Institute in Lviv, Ukraine
785-864-2350
Wescoe, Room 2127
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

Tu: 4:00 - 5:00 pm | W: 1:00 - 2:00 pm 

Both In-Person and Via Zoom or Skype


Language Coordinators

Language Coordinators are able to help you with specific questions about the language they advise for. They may also be able to help with placement and/ or proficiency exams. Some Coordinators advise for more than one language.

Bosnian/ Croatian/ Montenegrin/ Serbian

Lecturer, Slovene and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian
(785) 864-2353
Wescoe Hall, Room 2130
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

By appointment 

Both In-Person and Via Zoom or Skype

Teaching interests: Slovene, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian languages.

Czech

Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova
Associate Professor, Slavic Languages & Literatures
785-864-2351
Wescoe Hall, Room 2141
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

Persian (Farsi/ Tajik/ Dari)

Lecturer, Persian
785-864-9250
Wescoe Hall, Room 2096
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

W, F: 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Via Zoom or Skype

Russian

Irina Fediunina Six
Assistant Teaching Professor, Russian, Academic Program Associate
785-864-1230
Wescoe Hall, Room 2128
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

Teaching interests: Russian language pedagogy, business Russian.

Slavic languages (Polish, Ukrainian, Slovene)

Marc L. Greenberg portrait
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Corresponding Member, Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ambasador znanosti, Republika Slovenija - Ambassador of Science & Scholarship, Rep. of Slovenia, Courtesy Professor of Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, Courtesy Professor of Linguistics
785-864-4803
Wescoe Hall, Room 2128
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

By appointment

Both In-Person and Via Zoom or Skype

Prof. Greenberg received his MA at the University of Chicago (1984) and PhD at UCLA (1990), both in Slavic linguistics. His work concerns Slavic diachrony, diatopy, and sociolinguistics.​

 



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