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Faculty List

Professors

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Robert Moser

Professor

rmoser@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7278  |  BAT 4.148

Education   

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
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Joan Neuberger

Professor

neuberger@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-475-7219  |  GAR 2.102

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, Stanford University
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Mary Neuburger

Professor and Chair of Department

burgerm@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3607  |  BUR 456

Education   

Ph.D., 1997, University of Washington

Interests

  Southeastern europe, urban culture, consumption, gender, ethnic conflict, and nationalism

Associate Professors

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Thomas Garza

University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor and Director, Texas Language Center

tjgarza@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3607  |  HRH 4.190 and BUR 458

Education   

Ed.D., Harvard University, 1987

Interests

  Russian language teaching methodology/Applied linguistics/Contemporary Russian culture/The Chechen wars and the media/Post-Soviet youth culture/Language teaching pedagogy/Russian popular culture/Modern Russian language/Contemporary Russian media

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Keith Livers

Associate Professor

kalivers@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-9128  |  BUR 468

Education   

Ph.D., University of Michigan
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Charters Wynn

Associate Professor

wynn@utexas.edu  |  512-475-7234  |  GAR 1.120

Education   

Ph.D., 1987, Stanford University

Assistant Professors

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Craig Campbell

Assistant Professor

craig.campbell@utexas.edu  |  EPS 4.128

Education   

Ph.D., University of Alberta

Interests

  Siberia, Central Siberia, Indigenous Siberians, Evenki, Evenkiia, Reindeer hunting and herding, Travel and mobility, Socialist colonialism, early forms of Sovietization. Visual and intermedia ethnography

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Tatiana Kuzmic

Assistant Professor

tkuzmic@austin.utexas.edu  |  BUR 472

Education   

Ph.D., University of Illinois
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Tatjana Lichtenstein

Assistant Professor

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu  |  475-6171   |  GAR 0.110

Education   

Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada
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Michael Pesenson

Assistant Professor, Graduate Advisor

mpesenson@utexas.edu  |  512 232 9132  |  BUR 464

Education   

Ph.D, Yale University

Lecturers

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Christian Hilchey

Lecturer

hilchey@austin.utexas.edu  |  BUR 586

Education   

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests

  Language pedagogy, Czech instructional material development, Texas Czech communities, food culture, Czech linguistics, verbal prefixes, Czech dialects

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Mark Hopkins

Lecturer

markhopkins@utexas.edu  |  (512) 471-3607  |  BUR 462

Education   

PhD, UT Austin

Interests

  Language pedagogy/applied linguistics, 20th- & 21st-century Czech and Russian literature, contemporary Czech language, contemporary Russian language, Texas Czech dialect and community, music for language and culture education

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Bella B. Jordan

Lecturer

belka@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-9127  |  BUR 470

Education   

Ph.D., UT Austin

Interests

  History, travel, architecture

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Bernadeta Kaminska

Lecturer

BernadetaKaminska@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-9133  |  BUR 406

Education   

M.A., Adam Mickiewicz University PoznaƄ (Poland)

Interests

  Polish language and culture

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Marina Potoplyak

Lecturer

marina.potoplyak@utexas.edu  |  (512) 471-3607  |  BUR 466

Education   

PhD, UT Austin

Interests

  Russian Modernism, Russian Avant-Garde, Russian Pedagogy, Instructional Technology

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Larisa Zlatic

Lecturer

larisaz@lztranslation.com  |  GAR 3.410

Education   

PhD in Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin

Other faculty

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Leslie O'Bell

Associate Professor, Retired

lobell@utexas.edu  |  (512) 471-3607  |  CAL 415

Education   

Ph.D., Harvard University

Petre Petrov

Visiting Scholar

petrov@utexas.edu  |  (512) 232-9130  |  BUR 402

Education   

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Stephanie Richards

Lecturer

skrichards@wisc.edu  |  471-3607  |  CAL 429C

Interests

  19th century Russian literature, Pushkin, Pushkin and history, Dostoevsky, Christianity, Christianity in literature, Christianity as a historical phenomenon

Professors Emeriti

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John Kolsti

Professor Emeritus

jkolsti@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3607  |  CAL 415

Education   

Ph.D., Harvard University
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Sidney Monas

Professor Emeritus

smonas@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-5001  |  HRC 3.325

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Gilbert Rappaport

Professor Emeritus

grapp@utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., UCLA
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Seth Wolitz

Professor Emeritus

slwolitz@mail.utexas.edu  |  512 471 5531  |  HRH 3.114A

Education   

Ph.D., Yale University

Assistant Instructors

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Yekaterina Cotey

Assistant Instructor

ycotey@mail.utexas.edu  |  (512) 232-9131  |  BUR 578

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