Dr. Nicholas Hartmann (CEUS Certificate; BA Anthropology, 2007) now serves as the education director for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. NCSML is launching "68.77.89: Arts, Culture and Social Change," a new curriculum for high school students that focuses on the Prague Spring, Charter 77 and the Velvet Revolution. It will be unveiled at the Czech Embassy in Washington D.C. in March, and will be featured in a summer workshop for teachers in July 2018 at the University of Wisconsin.
Tyler Madsen (MA Slavic, 2013) is the Senior Director of Eurasian Markets at 4Life Research, a company that manufactures and distributes supplements to support immune system health, based in Sandy, Utah. He speaks about his work in this position and the importance thereto of his Russian and East European language and area studies background as a featured interviewee in an installment of CIBER Focus that was released on March 27, 2018 and accessible at: https://iu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/
Robert Montgomery (PhD History, 1995) presented a paper titled “Tsyben Zhamtsarano’s Field Notes as a Source for the Study of Western Buryat Social and Political History in the Early Twentieth Century” at the 48th National Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Washington, D.C., November 18, 2016. He published reviews of Lev Mikhailovich Dameshek, Budit Tsydipmunkuevna Zhalsanova, and Leonid Vladimirovich Kuras’ Istoriia organov samoupravleniia buriat v XIX - nachale XX v.[History of the Buryats’ Organs of Self-Government in the Nineteenth and Beginning of the Twentieth Centuries] in Russian Review Vol. 77, No. 1 (January 2018) and Paul Dukes’ A History of the Urals: Russia’s Crucible from Early Empire to the Post Soviet Era in Russian Review Vol. 75, No. 1 (January 2016). He is Professor of History at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio (a suburb of Cleveland).