Kayla Grumbles

Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2122
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045

Office Hours:

M, W, 11:00-12:00 and by appointment 

Education: Baylor University, BA, 2013: Russian, Linguistics; University of Kansas, MA, 2016: Slavic Languages & Literature

Entered Program: Fall, 2014

Conference Participation:

  1. (Undergraduate) CARTA 2013, "Their Daughter, Their Comrade: Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya's Image in Soviet Media 1942-1987"
  2. ASEEES 2015, Roundtable Discussion: "Bucking the Trend? The US-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program in an Era of Renewed Hostility and Mistrust.”
  3. Midwest Slavic Conference 2016, "This is My Narrative Space, That's Yours: Examining Player Expectations for Narrative Space Construction in Video Games"


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