Curriculum in Russian and
East European Studies


Jacqueline M. Olich, Associate Director


Richard N. Andrews, Public Policy

Christopher Browning, History

Richard R. Cole, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Patrick Conway, Economics

Carl Ernst, Religious Studies

Suzanne Gulledge, School of Education

H. Garland Hershey, School of Dentistry

Konrad Jarausch, History

Charles Kurzman, Sociology

Gary Marks, Political Science

Timothy McKeown, Political Science

David McNelis, Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Louise McReynolds, History

Barbara Moran, School of Information and Library Science

John Pickles, Geography

David Pike, Germanic Languages

Barry Popkin, Carolina Population Center

Donald J. Raleigh, History

Thomas Ricketts, School of Global Public Health

Steven S. Rosefielde, Economics

Peter Sherwood, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Stanislav Shvabrin, Germanic Languages

Eren Tasar, History

Irene Zipper, School of Social Work

Associate Professors

Chad Bryant, History

Dean M. Harris, Health Policy and Management

Hana Pichova, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Zlatko Plese, Religious Studies

Andrew Reynolds, Political Science

Christopher Putney, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Michele Rivkin-Fish, Anthropology

Graeme Robertson, Political Science

Silvia N. Tomášková, Anthropology, Women's Studies

Milada Vachudova, Political Science

Assistant Professors

Radislav Lapushin, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Klara Peter, Economics

Mark Sorensen, Anthropology

Ewa Wampuszyc, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Senior Lecturer

Robert Jenkins, Curriculum in Russian and East European Studies and Political Science


Erica Johnson, Global Studies

Eleonora Magomedova, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Jacqueline Olich, Curriculum in Russian and East European Studies and History

Katya Pertsova, Linguistics

Marzanna Poplawska, Music

Jonathan Weiler, Global Studies

Professors Emeriti

Joseph Anderle, History

Samuel H. Baron, History

Willis E. Brooks, History

Carolyn Connor, Classics

Lawrence E. Feinberg, Slavic Languages and Literatures

David M. Griffiths, History

Michael Hunt, History

Madeline G. Levine, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Vasa D. Mihailovich, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Anthony R. Oberschall, Sociology

Chuck Stone, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Requirements for the M.A. Degree

The Curriculum in Russian and East European Studies offers graduate work leading up to the degree of master of arts degree; please see the Global Studies section of the Graduate Record for additional detail for new students. The degree program satisfies the general requirements of The Graduate School.

Further information may be obtained from Robert Jenkins, Director, The Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies, CB# 5125, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5125. Telephone: (919) 962-0901. Fax: (919) 962-2494. E-mail: Web:

Courses for Graduate and Advanced Undergraduate Students


469 Conflict and Intervention in the Former Yugoslavia (POLI 469, PWAD 469) (3). See POLI 469 for description.

690 Selected Topics in Russian and East European Studies (3). Selected topics in Russian and East European studies. Varies by semester.

Courses for Graduate Students


710 Core Colloquium (1). Series of follow-up discussions of guest lectures sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies. The discussions will be based on bibliographies previously assigned by guest lecturers.

991 Independent Study in Russian and East European Studies (1–21). Allows students to undertake advanced research under the supervision of a faculty member.

993 Master's Research and Thesis (3).