Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

CSEES congratulates the following students for winning FLAS Fellowships for the 2016-17 academic year:

Eric Connelly, Center for Slavic and East European Studies graduate student: Intermediate Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian. Eric is interested in exploring the tension between globalization and area studies in the academic environment.

Jared Dye, Center for Slavic and East European Studies and John Glenn College of Public Affairs graduate student: Advanced Polish. Jared’s focus is on Russian studies working towards a job in government or international education.

Joanna Kaganovich, Center for Slavic and East European Studies graduate student: Intermediate Polish. Joanna’s interests include bilingualism, translation and language acquisition.

Katie Lane, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures graduate student: Advanced Russian. Katie’s interests include 20th century applied arts and autobiography.  

Katie McAfee, Center for Slavic and East European Studies graduate student: Intermediate Uzbek. Katie is interested in Soviet history of health care and biomedical science.

William O’Brien, Department of History graduate student: Advanced Russian. William is particularly interested in Soviet history.

Randall Rowe, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures graduate student: Advanced Russian. Randall’s interests include cultural studies; gender and sexuality studies; and Russian and Polish literature, film and media.

Derek Sauter, International Studies and Russian major with an emphasis on security and intelligence.

Amelia Smith, International Studies and Russian major. Amelia aspires to work for the government as an interpreter or translator.

Leyla Tosun, Department of Political Science graduate student: Intermediate Turkish. Her research is on the effect of language rights policies on Turkish ethnic minorities in the Balkan states.

Nathan Young, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures graduate student: Intermediate Uzbek. Nathan is interested in modern Turkish, Turkish folklore and village life and Turkic Central Asia.

 

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