Michael E. Biggins

Primary office:

A South Russian Dialect in Oregon: The "Turkish" Old Believers. Defended 1985 (Chair: Herbert Galton). Head Slavic Librarian, University of Washington, Seattle; formerly Slavic Librarian, University of Kansas Assistant Professor of Russian, Knox College, Illinois. (01/2001)


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