Malgorzata Stamm

Primary office:


MA SLL 1999

Career: Program assistant in the Slavic Department, KU Libraries. Duties include overseeing acquisition and processing library materials from Russia, Poland, former Yugoslavia, Czech Republic and other countries. Also work with librarians and student assistants at KU Libraries' International Area Studies. Participates in outreach activities to K-12 students and the Kansas community regarding cultural and language studies.

Languages: Polish, Russian, English, Latin

Countries lived: Poland, USA

Favorite place: Lawrence, KS

Favorite saying: Mierz sily na zamiary, nie zamiar podlug sil ("Reach out to the sky, follow your dreams!"), Adam Mickiewicz.

Favorite book: Lalka (“The Doll”) by Boleslaw Prus, a tribute to the nineteenth-century Warsaw and its society

Hobbies: singing Slavic folk tunes, international folk dancing, swing, lindy, reading, observing nature, mushroom hunting, cooking


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