Bryce Hecht (REEI) presented his paper "'All Autocratic Regimes Come to an End?' Explaining Regime Stability in Russia" at the Central Slavic Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Szabolcs Laszlo (History) won this year's ASEEES Graduate Student Essay Prize for an outstanding essay by a graduate student in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, for his paper entitled: "Performing for the Capitalists: Cold War Cultural Diplomacy Experienced by Hungarian and Romanian Writers at the Iowa International Writing Program”. The official notification can be found here
Elena Popa (Anthropology) has received the College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Completion Fellowship for the 2018-19 academic year.
Abby Scripka (International Studies) interned for the US State Department in Tashkent, Uzbekistan during the past summer.
Jessica R. Storey-Nagy (CEUS) has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship for her research proposal titled: "Sovereign Voices: Decoding the Discursive Processes of National Identity Building in Modern-Day Hungary." She will travel to Budapest in August, 2019.
Sasha Lynn Stott (REEI) recently took a position at the Wells Library as a Specialized Language Assistant for Slavic.
Austin Wilson (REEI) presented research findings from his project “From Frontier Hinterlands: Russian Newspaper Correspondence on the Pacific 1894 - 1906” at the 2018 Central Slavic Conference’s 57th Annual Meeting in St. Louis.