Chasing the Red Balloon: Psychological Separation in the Early Fiction of Andrej Bitov, 1958-1962. Defended 1988 (Chair: Gerald E. Mikkelson). Associate Professor of Russian at Wake Forest University. (01/2001)
Why KU Slavic?
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