We at the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center are pleased to announce this year’s REEES and affiliated graduates:
REEES Undergraduate Degrees:
- Joseph Dillier, B.A. in REEES & Political Science
- Jacob Smith, B.A. in REEES with a concentration in Arms Control & Domestic and International Security
- Leslie Bueno, B.A. in History with a REEES minor
- Buyandelger Tsetsengarid, B.A. in Global Studies with a REEES minor
REEES Graduate Degrees:
- Megan Carpenter, REEES M.A.
- Final Research Paper: “Zombie Politics? The Continuation of Soviet Foreign Policy and Tactics in Russia Towards the Former Satellite States of Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.”
- Thornton Miller, Ph.D. in Musicology and REEES graduate minor
- Dissertation: “Reaching Through the Iron Curtain: Practicalities in the Anglo-Soviet Cultural Exchange of Music and Musicians, 1955-1975”
- Maria Dorofeeva, Ph.D. in Art History
- Dissertation: “Making Men: Spanish Art and the Politics of Masculinity, 1898-1936”
We are also pleased to announce three awards for REEEC-affiliated students:
Ben Krupp (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology) won the Department of Anthropology’s Shimkin Prize for best graduate student paper. The paper, “Fitness vs. Fitzkultera: Nike and the Unfit Body in Moscow,” will appear as an article in a special issue of Laboratorium. The article was invited as part of a special issue on Russia and corporations organized by Doug Rogers and supported by the Carnegie Foundation.
Diana Sacilowski (Ph.D. Candidate, Slavic Languages and Literatures) won a SLCL Dissertation Completion Award. Her dissertation title is “Strategies of Silence: Representations of Jewish Poles in Polish Literature since the 1980s.”