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Faculty

REEES Faculty

Jenifer Presto
REEES Director/Comparative Literature
20th-century Russian literature, modernism, gender poetry, cultural studies

272 PLC
(541) 346-4065
presto@uoregon.edu

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Katya Hokanson
REEES /Comparative Literature
19th-century Russian literature, women’s writing, Russian colonialism

247 PLC and PLC 271
(541) 346-3947
hokanson@uoregon.edu

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Yelaina Kripkov
Senior Instructor
Russian language, culture; coordinator, Russian language program. M.A., 1983, Moscow State Pedagogical Institute; Ph.D., 1996, Kansas. (1995)

245 PLC
(541) 346-4077
ykripkov@uoregon.edu

Julia Nemirovskaya
Instructor
Russian literature and theater. M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1991, Moscow State. (2002)

271 PLC
(541) 346-4001
nemro@uoregon.edu

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Knight Librarian

Heghine Hakobyan
Slavic Librarian

121 Knight Library
(541) 346-1858
heghineh@uoregon.edu

Participating Faculty

Roy Bing Chan
East Asian Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature
(541) 346-4041
rbc@uoregon.edu

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Julie Hessler
REEES History
20th-century Russian and European history
351 McKenzie
(541) 346-4857
hessler@uoregon.edu

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Alan Kimball
History
Russian history and political culture, especially late Imperial period

367 McKenzie
(541) 346-4813
kimball@uoregon.edu

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Karrie Koesel
Political Science
Assistant Professor of Political Science
915 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC)
(541) 346-4623
koesel@uoregon.edu

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Soo “Susanna” Jung Lim
Robert D. Clark Honors College
Associate Professor of Literature
308 Chapman Hall
(541) 346-0691
susannal@uoregon.edu

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Anna Mikhaylova
Linguistics
Assistant Professor
220 Straub Hall
(541) 346-3682
mikhaylo@uoregon.edu

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Mikhail Myagkov
Political Science
comparative politics, formal political theory

913 PLC
(541) 346-4868
myagkov@uoregon.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Stephen J. Shoemaker
Religious Studies
History of Eastern Christianity

813 PLC
(541) 346-4998
sshoemak@uoregon.edu

http://uoregon.edu/~religion/faculty

Carol Silverman
Anthropology
performance, eastern Europe, gender

321 Condon
(541) 346-5114
csilverm@uoregon.edu

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Caleb Southworth
Sociology
economic sociology, postsocialist societies, quantitative-historical methods

720 PLC
(541) 346-5034
caleb@uoregon.edu

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Cynthia Vakareliyska
Linguistics
Slavic Linguistics

221 Straub Hall
(541) 346-5922
vakarel@uoregon.edu

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Associated Faculty

John Bonine
Law
Slavic Linguistics

320 Law
(541) 346-3827
jbonine@uoregon.edu

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Mary-Lyon Dolezal
Art History381 Lawrence Hall
(541) 346-2071
mdolezal@uoregon.edu

Keith A. EddinsREEES Instructor, Post-Communist Russia and Eastern Europeeddinska@gmail.comKeith Eddins’ Biography

Alexander Kashirin
History340M McKenzie Hall
(541) 346-6165
akashiri@uoregon.eduWebsite

Sherwin Simmons
Art History

381 Lawrence Hall
(541) 346-2080
ssimmons@uoregon.edu

Andrew Verner
Business

302G Peterson
(541) 346-3251
averner@lcbmail.uoregon.edu

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Lisa Wolverton
History

325 McKenzie
(541) 346-6158
lwolvert@lcbmail.uoregon.edu

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Courtesy Faculty

Amanda Bird
Courtesy Professor with emphasis in Central Asia, Folklore, Translation and Persian literature
BA, 1994, Baylor University; MA, 2006, University of Oregon

amandab@uoregon.edu

Norma “Bean” Comrada
Courtesy Professor, Slavic literature
BA, 1954, Whitman College; MS, 1983, University of Oregon

comrada@uoregon.edu

Norma Comrada CV

Richard Morris
Courtesy Professor, Russian and East European regional studies
M.A. 1975 Western Washington; Ph.D., 1981, Oregon. (1982)

rmorrisoregon1@gmail.com

Conducting research on Russian communities, especially of Old Believers, in North America and in East Europe to Siberia. Resident in the Oregon community.

Tamara Morris
Courtesy Professor, Russian Linguistics (Dialectology)
Ph.D. (1986) and Sc.D. (2005) The Vinogradov Institute of Russian Language, Russian Academy of Sciences

tbmorris@uoregon.edu

Conducting research on Russian communities, especially of Old Believers, in North America and in East Europe to Siberia. Resident in the Oregon community.

Nathan Rosen
Courtesy Professor, Russian Literature
M.A. 1975 Western Washington; Ph.D., 1981, Oregon. (1982)

Emeriti Faculty

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer
Art History
Asian art, art of inner Asia during the Bronze and Iron Ages

247 Lawrence
(541) 346-3677
ejacobs@uoregon.edu

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Ronald Wixman
Geography
former Soviet Union, eastern Europe, cultural geography

275 Condon
(541) 346-4568
rwixman@uoregon.edu

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In Memoriam

James Rice
1938-2011

A.B., 1960, Harvard; M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1965, Chicago. (1967)

Fruim Yurevich
January 3, 1936 to April 6, 2011

Russian Senior Instructor Emeritus
Diploma, 1959, Astrakhan State Pedagogical Institute; M.A., 1976, Oregon. (1975)