Geoffrey Husic

Primary office:


MA SLL 1987

Career: Foreign-language librarian: Bibliographer for the former Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Albania, Romania, Central Asia in the Slavic and Eurasian Studies Department, KU Libraries.

Languages: Russian, German, BCS, Albanian, Romanian, Persian, Slovene, Thai

Countries lived in: Thailand, Germany, Russia, Croatia, Macedonia

Favorite place: My screened-in front porch

Best move in my life: My first trip to Thailand

Favorite saying: Always take shortcuts

Favorite food: King Crab

Favorite book: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins. My favorite Slavic book is Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

Hobbies: Languages, biking, gardening, reading

Favorite movie: Galaxy Quest


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