Molly Godwin-Jones is a first year graduate student in KU’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literature. Originally from Virginia, Molly earned a B.A. in Russian Studies from The College of William and Mary, then went on to study Russian in Pyatigorsk, a small town in Russia’s northern Caucasus region. Upon returning to the US, Molly earned an M.A. in Russian Language and Literature at Boston College, where she also began studying translation. She expanded her skills in this area by earning a graduate certificate in Russian translation from American University. To further both her translation and language abilities, Molly returned to Pyatigorsk State University, where she earned a second B.A. in Russian-German-English translation. Molly’s research interests include historical morphology, socio-linguistics and second language acquisition.
Entered program: Fall 2016