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Department Leadership

Associate Professor, Chair, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Interim Director of the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES), Editor of the Tolstoy Studies Journal
Wescoe Hall, Room 2134
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 


Office Staff

Wyatt Haywood
Administrative Associate, Slavic & Eurasian Literatures and Languages, German Studies
Wescoe hall, Room 2080
Fall 2021 Office Hours: 

In Person: Mon. & Wed. 8-5

Remote: Tues. & Thurs. 8-5

Fridays Alternate

Student Staff

Morgan Nolte
Student Office Assistant
Wescoe Hall, Room 2080


Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, History, Humanities, REES, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures
Wescoe Hall, Room 3650C
Office Hours:

M – F, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm by appointment 

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment

Shared Services (HR & Financial)

HR Coordinator, SSC
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

Accounting Specialist, SSC
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

HR Specialist, SSC
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

IT Support Staff

Technology Coordinator, KU IT
Office Hours:

By appointment


Upcoming Events

The Political Parties of the Plant World:

Should There Be a Party of Negotiations in It?

with CEC ArtsLink Artist-In-Residence

Alevtina Kakhidze


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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