Olga Savchenko graduated with honors from Herzen State Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg with a degree in Foreign Language Education. She completed a semester-long study abroad program in TESOL at the University of Iowa. Then she entered a M.A. program in Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Missouri and graduated in 2017. Olga is a graduate student at the KU department of Slavic Languages and Literatures since Fall 2017. Her primary research interests are second language acquisition and interlanguage pragmatics.
- February 6, 2018'Grotesque Realism' in Russian literature reflected social turmoil
- February 6, 2018KU community invited to International Jayhawk Festival
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