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Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Student Opportunities

Honors & Awards

The Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Program program gives the Award for Excellence in the Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Program to the outstanding senior Russian and Central Eurasian Studies major. Past recipients are listed below:

  • 2016: Terri Paulsen
  • 2015: Nikita Kelyanov
  • 2014: Robert Everett
  • 2012: Peter Jensen, Nathan Peeters
  • 2009: Brittany Neal
  • 2006: Kathryn M. Volk
  • 2005: Jennifer A. Carney
  • 2004: Rapp S. Crook
  • 2003: Katherine M. Hasecke
  • 2002: M. Susan Jackson, Natasha Troicky
  • 2001: Aaron Edsall, Rhonda Pitsch
  • 1999: Mariya Parsons
  • 1997: Staci Bertelli

Student Research

Russian and Central Eurasian Studies Program students are provided with many opportunities to be an active part of the Russian studies community by conducting research and presenting papers at national and regional conferences.

2014 Midwest Slavic Association Meeting

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2006 Midwest Slavic Association Meeting

  • Four students from Dr. Hudson's Russian Foreign Policy class participated in the meeting by presenting papers or chairing a panel. For the Campus News report, click here.

2005 Midwest Slavic Association Meeting

  • Six students led panel discussions and presented papers at the meeting. Click here for the full report.

2004 Student Conference on United States Affairs at U.S. Military Academy

  • RAST student Joyce Dindo served on the Russia and Central Asia Regional Round Table. Click here for the full story.

Useful Links

  • gazeta.ru - Russian news in english (click here to see it in Russian)
  • mosnews.com - Another online news source affiliated with gazeta.ru
  • democracy.ru - News about democratics development in Russia, as well as translations of some important legislation.
  • russiavotes.org - Online access to the latest polls and elections in Russia. They also have good information about election laws and procedures.
  • translit.ru - This website lets you type in cyrillic and paste the text into any document on your own computer.

Resources in the library or on the library's website:

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