Member Spotlight

ASEEES boasts over 3,000 members throughout the world.  This section will spotlight different members in varying stages in their careers and with diverse fields of interest. The spotlight will rotate regularly.   

Denise J. Youngblood, Professor of History, University of Vermont

Larissa Zaleska Onyshkevych, Independent Scholar

Helene Sinnreich, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Vladislav Rjeoutski, Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Moscow

Kieran Williams, Visiting Professor of Political Science, Drake University

Douglas Smith, Historian, Translator, and Author

Victoria Khiterer, Associate Professor of History, Millersville University

Stephen D. Shenfield, Independent Scholar

Donald J. Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor, UNC Chapel Hill

Jeremy Tasch, Associate Professor of Global and Eurasian Studies, Townson University

Ana Hedberg OleninaACLS Fellow and Visting Scholar at Arizona State University

Erik Scott, Assistant Professor of History, University of Kansas 

Barbara Skinner, Associate Professor of History, Indiana State University

Elena Clark, Author; Teacher Scholar and Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian, Wake Forest University 

Ellen Rutten, Professor of Slavonic Literatures and Cultures, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Mary Manor Mullins, Independent Scholar studying nationalism

Allison Leigh, Postdoctoral fellow, the Cooper Union 

Timothy Snyder, Professor of History, Yale University

Kristy Ironside, Lecturer, University of Manchester (UK)

Jonathan Sherry, Andrew Mellon Fellow and PhD Candidate in History, University of Pittsburgh

Justin Wilmes, Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, East Carolina University

Michael D. Kennedy, Professor of Sociology & International and Public Affairs, Brown University 

Thaddeus Gromada, Professor Emeritus, New Jersey City University & Executive Director, PIASA (ret)

Lynne Tesser, Associate Professor of International Relations, Marine Corps University

Thomas GarzaUniversity Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor in Slavic and Eurasian Studies & Director of the Texas Language Center, University of Texas at Austin

David Hoffman, Professor of History, the Ohio State University 

Caroline Lemak Brickman, Graduate Student of Slavic Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley

Valeria Sobol, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Univeristy of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Birgitta Ingemanson, Professor of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Washington State University

Margaret Samu, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Yeshiva U Stern College for Women & Lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

Antony Polonsky, Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University & Chief Historian, Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Warsaw, Poland)

Maria Sidorkina, PhD student in Anthropology, Yale University

Cassandra Hartblay, PhD student in Cultural and Medical Anthropology, UNC at Chapel Hill

Jennifer Suchland, Associate Professor, Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University 

Ariann Stern-Gottschalk, Director of Summer Language Workshop, Indiana University

Norihiro NaganawaAssociate Professor of Slavic Studies, Hokkaido University (Japan)

Mara Kozelsky, Associate Professor of History, University of South Alabama

Nancy M. Wingfield, Presidential Research Professor of History, Northern Illinois University

Steven Lee, Assistant Professor, English Department, UC Berkeley

William H. Hill, Professor of National Security Strategy, National Defense University

Alexandra Hrycak, Professor of Sociology, Reed College

Nadia BoyadjievaProfessor of International Law and International Relations, University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

Ben Whisenhunt, Professor of History, College of Dupage

David Marples, Distinguished University Professor of History, Unversity of Alberta (Canada)

Alexander Pershái, Managing Editor of “The Bridge-MOCT”, the newsletter of the International Association for the Humanities

Ewa Thompson, Research Professor of Slavic Studies, Rice University

Kristen Ghodsee Professor of gender and women’s studies, Bowdoin College 

Emily D. Johnson, Associate Professor of Russian, University of Oklahoma

Bathsheba Demuth, PhD candidate in History, University of California, Berkeley

David W. MontgomeryVisiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh

Christopher Ely,  Associate Professor of History, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University

Elizabeth BlakeAssistant Professor of Russian, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Saint Louis University

Elizabeth Geballe, Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, with a minor in Slavic Studies, Indiana University

Colleen Lucey, PhD Student, Department of Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Paula Michaels, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Monash University (Australia)

Matthew RomanielloAssociate Professor, Department of History, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Derek Shouba, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Morton College

Katherine Bowers, Research Associate, Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Cambridge (UK)

Ulf Brunnbauer, Managing Director of the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (Regensburg, Germany)

Matthew Rojansky, Director of Woodrow Wilson Center Kennan Institute

Joseph Lenkart, Manager of the Slavic Reference Service, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Kimberly St. Julian, MA Student in Regional Studies, Harvard University

Michael Bobick, Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh