Past ISEEES Visiting Scholars

Former Visiting Scholars

This list of visiting scholars to Berkeley from the FSU and ECE is meant to provide our graduate students with possible contact when in the field.

FORMAT:
Name of visiting scholar
Location (city and country)
University/institution
Discipline
Period at Berkeley
Research interests and/or name of research project while at Berkeley

Jump to last names beginning with:

A through E

Abdaladze, Gvantsa 
Tbilisi, Georgia.
Caucasian International University
Georgian History
Spring 2009
International relations during the Cold War, social theory and methodology

Abrahamian, Levon
Yerevan, Armenia
Professor of Anthropology, Yerevan State University
AY 1997-1998
Armenian studies, Caucasus studies

Adonieva, Svetlana
St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg State University
Linguistic Anthropologist
AY 2005-2006

 

Alexeev, Denis
Saratov, Russia
Saratov State University
Associate Professor, History
AY 2005-2006
Russian foreign relations, Russia-US relations

Alieva, Leila
Baku, Azerbaijan
National coordinator, UN National Human Development Report
AY 1998-1999
Azeri foreign policy

Allenov, Vasilii
Vladivostok, Russia
Far Easten Federal University
AY 2012-2013
The mythological component of policies and ideologies of the Asia Pacific countries

Almeida, Guiliana
São Paolo, Brazil
University of São Paolo
Fall 2013
Dostoyesvsky's biographies

Anno, Tadashi
Tokyo, Japan
Sophia University
AY 2013-2014
Great-Power Nationalism and Foreign Policy in Russia and Japan in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

Arutiunov, Sergei
Moscow, Russia
Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Caucasus Department, Institute of Ethnology, Russian Academy of Sciences
AY 1998-1999
Archaeology of Northeast Siberia, Caucasus studies

Asenova, Vera
Budapest, Hungary
Central European University 
Political economy, international relations and European studies
Spring 2010 
The effects of foreign monetary and trade relations on domestic institutional change in the case of German – Bulgarian economic relations in the 1930’s.

Atland, Kristian
Oslo, Norway
Norwegian Defense Research Institute
AY 2007-2008
Changes in Soviet/Russian security and defence policy
toward the European Arctic

Auers, Daunis
Riga, Latvia
University of Latvia
Lecturer, Department of Political Science
AY 2005-2006
Organization of political parties in the New Europe

Bagdasarova, Nina
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University
Associate Professor of Psychology
AY 2007-2008
Changes in Kyrgyzstan's political discourse after the collapse of the SU

Baik, Joon-Hyeon
Seoul, South Korea
Sangmyung University
Professor of Russian Language and Literature
AY 2014-2015
Dostoyevsky and 19th Century Russian Literature

Bass, Bryon
Edinburgh, Scotland
University of Edinburgh
Ph.D., Archaeology
AY 2000-2001
Dissertation on the archaeology of Korcula, an island in the Adriatic Sea

Bastermajian, Harry
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago
AY 2013-2014
Armenian Identity Formation in the late Ottoman Empire: 1908-1909

Besic, Milos
Krusevac, Serbia
Lecturer, College for Industrial Management
AY 2004-2005
Sociological methods and theory, the sociology of gender

Besirevic, Natasa
Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb
Spring 2013
Public diplomacy and journalism.

Biagini, Francesca 
Bologna, Italy.
University of Bologna
Department of Interpretation and Translation
Spring 2010
The study of coordination and subordination in Russian chancellery language in the medieval period.

Bijuković, Mirta
Zagreb, Croatia 
University of Zagreb 
Croatian Studies 
Spring 2009
Curriculum development for Croatian cultural studies and anthropology.

Bilyy, Oleg
Ukraine
Head, research group on Philosophy of Culture, Department of Philosophy of Culture, Institute of Philosophy, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences
AY 2001-2002
National and social identity as the basis for state-building in post-communist societies

Blakkisrud, Helge  
Oslo, Norway
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Department for Russian and Eurasian Studies
2009-2010 AY
Russian federalism and the process of decentralization and recentralization under Yeltsin and Putin.

Blam, Inna
Novosibirsk, Russia. 
Russian Academy of Sciences
Spring 2010
Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering

Boari, Vasile
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Babes-Bolyai University
Professor and Dean with the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration
AY 1999-2000

Bulgakova, Oksana
Berlin, Germany
Filmmaker; Faculty, Freie Universitat, Berlin
AY 2004-2005
Taught a graduate literature seminar as a Visiting Professor in the Slavic Department

Burnashev, Rustam 
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Ablai Khan Kazakh University of World Languages and International Relations
Department of Philosophy
Spring 2010
Post-communist political systems.

Caroli, Dorena
Paris, France
Ph.D., Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Russian history
AY 2004-2005
History of the social security system under Stalinism, history of Roman law in Russia

Chernykh, Irina
Almaty, Kazakhstan
al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Faculty of International Relations
AY 2005-2006

Chikovani, Vakhtang
Berkeley, CA
Ph.D., Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Academy of Sciences of Armenia
Cultural Anthropology
AY 2004-present
Teaches Georgian language in the Slavic Department

Chiper, Sorina
Iasi, Romania
University of Iasi
AY 2005-present
Teaches Romanian language in the Slavic department; is a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Linguistics

Chultemsuren, Tamir
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 
National University of Mongolia
Department of Sociology
Spring 2012
Social movements and protest in post-communist countries (Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia). 

Chumak, Volodymyr
Kiev, Ukraine
National Institute for Strategic Studies
Head of the Foreign Policy Strategy Department
AY 2002-2003
US foreign policy on the former Soviet Union

Cirovic, Zoran
Belgrade, Serbia
University BK
Faculty of Management
AY 2005-2006

Daskalov, Roumen
University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Central European University, Budapest
Associate Professor of History
AY 1999-2000
Taught two courses on Balkan history as a Visiting Professor, Department of History
AY 2002-2003
Taught a course on South-East Europe in the Modern Epoch, Department of History

Davaadorj, Undrakh
Sükhbaatar, Mongolia
National University of Mongolia
Spring 2013
International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Political Philosophy. Development of a course in Mongolia on American Politics

Denton, Nick
Budapest, Hungary
Correspondent to Financial Times
AY 2001-2002
Team-taught a course on the media in Hungary at the School of Journalism

Dhooge, Ben
Ghent, Belgium
Ghent University
AY 2013-2014
Reception of Linguistic Experiments in Literature in Inter-war Russian Emigre Literary Criticism

Dianu, Daniel
Romania
Minister of Finance
AY 1998-1999
Taught course on post-Communist economic transition

Dimitradze, Irina 
Tbilisi, Georgia
Ilia University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Spring 2011
Georgian Archeology
Spring 2013
Settlement Patterns in the South Caucasus

Dombrowski, Andrew
Chicago, Illinois
University of Chicago
AY 2012-2013
The phonological aspects of language contact along the Slavic periphery.

Elizbarashvili, Mariam
Tbilisi, Georgia
Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University 
Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences. 
Spring 2010
Climatology, anthropogenic impact on the environment, and radioactive pollutants. 

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Fejős, Andrea
Novi Sad, Serbia
University of Novi Sad
Law and Business Studies. 
Spring 2010.
Alternative teaching methodologies and curriculum development.

Ferrero, Mario
Italy
Universities of Piedmont and Turin
Professor of Economics
AY 2000-2001
Taught a course on transition economics

Filipiak, Izabela
Ph.D., the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Published author and playwright
2001-present; research associate of the Beatrice Bain Research Group
Polish literature, gender

Filipovska, Elena
Skopje, Macedonia
Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje
Macedonian and Italian Language and History
Spring 2010
Acquisition of new foreign language teaching methods and curriculum development in Italian language teaching.

Finer, Emily
London, United Kingdom
University of St. Andrews
Spring 2013
Reading Charles Dickens in the Soviet Union

Fraanje, Maarten
Leiden, The Netherlands
Leiden University
Author, The Epistolary Novel in Eighteenth-Century Russia (Munchen, 2001)
AY 2001-2002
Love in eighteenth-century Russian culture, visitor to the Slavic Department

Furlan, Nadja  
Koper, Slovenia
Science and Research Centre of the University of Primorska 
Department of Theology
Fall 2008
Religious feminism.

Grittersova, Jana
Berkeley, CA
University of Economics, Bratislava
Ph.D., International Political Economy
AY 2000-present
Specialist in the European Union, its enlargement and expansion into Central Europe

Golovatina, Polina
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Ural State University
Department of International Relations
Spring 2008
CASE program participant

Gretkowska, Manuela
Kraków, Poland
Jagiellonian University
AY 2013-2014
Life in Berkeley During the Time of the Late Polish Novel Laureate Poet Czeslaw Milosz

Guliev, Issa
Nazran, Ingushetia
Ingush National Theater
AY 1999-2000
Served as a linguistic consultant to Johanna Nichols for a project on Ingush grammar, a dictionary, and texts

Guzikova, Maria Olegovna
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Ural State University
Department of International Relations
Spring 2007
CASE program participant

Ha, Yong-Chool
Seoul, Korea
Seoul National University
Director, Center for International Studies and Professor, International Relations
AY 2003-2004
Soviet and Rutssian politics
Note: UCB alumnus

Haber, Maya
London, England
University of London
Doctoral candidate in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology at Birkbeck College
AY 2005-2006
Soviet social services in the post-World War II period

Henry, Laura 
Brunswick, Maine
Bowdoin College
Professor at Department of Government and Legal Studies
Fall 2011
National Interests and Transnational Governance: the case of Russia’s Changing Environmental Policy.

Ianova, Miroslava
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Executive Director, Institute for Marketing and Social Surveys, MBMD Research, Sofia; Professor, Electoral Sociology, Paisiy Hilendarsky University in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
AY 2001-2002
Bulgaria's transition to democracy and a market economy

Ivanauskas, Vilius
Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuanian Institute of History
AY 2012-2013
Lithuanian and Georgian Soviet Writers

Ivankova, Tatiana
Kosomolsk-na-Amure, Russia
Far Eastern Federal University
April 2013
American English and Russian English Writing in the Context of International Relations

Igumnova, Liudmila Olegovna
Irkutsk, Russia
Irkutsk State University
Department of World History and International Relations
Spring 2007
CASE program participant

Il, Kim Jung 
Daegu, South Korea
Kyungpook National University
Department of Russian Language and Literature
2010-2011 AY
Russian culture from a comparative cultural viewpoint.

Ishkanian, Armine
London School of Economics and Political Science
Lecturer, NGO management
AY 2001-2002
Taught a course on women in post-communist societies; dissertation entitled "Hearths and Modernity: The Role of Women in NGOs in Post-Soviet Armenia"

Jelic, Ivana
Podgorica, Montenegro
University of Montenegro
Law Faculty, and Teaching Assistant, Department of International Public Law and Human Rights
AY 2004-2005
International law and human rights

Joukovskii, Igor
Kaliningrad, Russia
Immanuil Kant State University
Department of Political Science and Sociology
Fall 2007
CASE program participant

Juhász, Katalin 
Budapest, Hungary 
Eötvös Loránd University 
Modern English and American Literature 
September 2008–February 2009 
Nabokov’s art as a translator and self-translator.

Jung, Hee-Suk 
Daegu, South Korea.
Kyungpook National University
Political Science
2008-2009 AY
Trends of study on pan-Slavism in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Kahn, Andrew
Oxford, United Kingdom
University of Oxford
Fellow and Tutor in Russian, St. Edmund Hall
AY 2002-2003
Taught a graduate seminar on Alexander Pushkin in the Slavic Department and an undergraduate seminar on Russian travel literature in the Comparative Literature Department

Kaliszewska, Iwona
Warsaw, Poland
University of Warsaw
Assistant Professor, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
Spring 2015
Dr. Kaliszewska worked with Professor Johanna Nichols (Slavic) on a joint project related to Dagestan.

Kaminskaya, Elvira Yevgenyevna
Novgorod, Russia
Novgorod State University
Department of Sociolinguistics/Communication
Spring 2008
CASE program participant

Kanda, Misa
Kobe, Japan
Kobe University
Doctoral student and Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar at Berkeley
AY 2003-2004
Postwar Bosnia

Karaja, Elira  
Lucca, Italy
Institute for Advanced Studies
Department of Economics 
October 2009 - October 2010
Dissertation research under supervision of Professor Gerard Roland.

Kardov, Kruno
Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb
Ph.D. candidate in sociology
Spring 2008
Sociological theory

Karnauchova, Oxana Sergeevna
Rostov on Don, Russia
Southern Federal University
Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies
Spring 2008
CASE program participant

Kendirbaeva, Anara
Moscow, Russia
Moscow State University
Ph.D. in Mathematics; also studied economics at the Kazakstani Institute of Management, Economics, and Forecasting (KIMEP)
AY 1999-2000
Project "Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises" in Kazakhstan
Note: sister of Alma Kunanbaeva (and Izaly Zemtsovsky)

Kharkhordin, Oleg
St. Petersburg, Russia
European University, St. Petersburg
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Sciences and Sociology
AY 2000-2001
Taught the course "Conceptual Approaches to a Study of Russian Politics" in the Political Science Department

Khan, Md. Maimul Ahsan
Ph.D. in Law, Tashkent State University
Was visiting professor, University of Illinois
AY 2002-2003
Taught a course on Islamic law at Boalt Hall School of Law

Khan, Natalya
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies
Lecturer in History
AY 2002-2003
Has emigrated to Canada since then

Kim, Yongwha
Cheongju, South Korea
Chungbuk National University
2013
The Diachronic Aspect of the Variability of Genitive Plural Noun Forms in the Russian Language

Kizikuzashivili, Nino
Tbilisi, Georgia
Environmental Scientist
AY 1999-2000
Environmental science

Klimentyeva, Aleksandra
Tomsk, Russia
English Department, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
Vice Chair for Scientific Work
Fall 2007
Ivan Turgenev's Anglo-American reception

Kokalevska, Inga 
Konstanz, Germany
University of Konstanz 
Department of Slavonic Studies
Fall 2008
Androgyny and Power in the Soviet Culture of the 1930s

Kokinova, Katherina
Sofia, Bulgaria
Sofia University
Fall 2014
Comparative Studies of Self-Refelction in Vladimir Nabokov's and Witold Gombrowicz's Works

Komar, Olivera
Podgorica, Montenegro
Law Faculty, University of Montenegro
Vice Chair of the Department of Political Science
Spring 2008
Politics of European integration

Kondoh, Saori
Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Doctoral Candidate
AY 2005-2006
Archaeology of the former Soviet Union, particularly Central Asia

Kozlov, Denis
Berkeley, California
University of Toronto
Ph.D. in Russian history
AY 2005-2006 to present
Russian/Soviet history

Krivokapić, Nataša 
Nikšić, Montenegro
Department of Philosophy 
Spring 2009
Media studies, gender studies, and sociology.

Krnic, Kresimir
Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb
Instructor, Department of Linguistic and Oriental Studies
AY 2005-2006
Specialist in Sanskrit and Hindi

Krygier, Martin
Sydney, Australia
New South Wales University
Professor of Law
AY 1999-2000
Was a Visiting Professor at Boalt Hall School of Law

Kundakbayeva, Zhanat
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Lomonosov Moscow State University
AY 2012-2013
The Social History of Kazakhstan in 1920-1930

Kunanbaeva, Alma
Berkeley, CA
Formerly Department of Ethnography of Central Asian Peoples, Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia
Ethnomusicologist AY 1997-present
Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Lecke, Mirja
Munster, Germany
Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat
AY 2004-2005
The representation of the western part of the Russian Empire in 19th-century Russian literature

Lerner, Julia 
Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Gurion University
Department of Sociology
2008-2009 AY
Critique in Transition: Critical Knowledge in Russia and Israel.

Lewandowska, Bogusława 
Warsaw, Poland
Polish Academy of Sciences
Philosophy
Fall 2010
Dostoievski's question of anthropology and conception of freedom within its existential context.

Ljepavic, Danijela 
Niksic, Montenegro.
University of Montenegro
Study Program for French Language
Spring 2011
Linguistics, interpretation of French idioms, collocations and comparative analysis between languages derived from Serbo-Croatian. 

Loy, Eva
Frankfurt, Germany.
European University Viadrina
Socio-Cultural Studies 
2009-2010 AY
Russian-Speaking Minorities in the South Caucasus. 

Lozlov, Dmitry Viktorovich
Irkutsk, Russia
Irkutsk State University
Departments of Economics and International Relations
Spring 2007
CASE program participant

Lukin, Artem Leonidovich
Vladivostok, Russia
Far Eastern National University
Department of International Relations
Spring 2008
CASE program participant

Lupacheva, Tatiana
Vladivostok, Russia
Far Eastern National University
Instructor, Institute of Foreign Languages
AY 2004-2005
The linguistic and cultural representation of bilingualism in Chinese-American fiction

Makarova, Elena Alexandrovna
Novgorod, Russia
Novgorod State University
Deparment of Comparative Law/World Legal History
Fall 2007
CASE program participant

Marshak, Boris
St. Petersburg, Russia
Curator, Central Asia Department of the Hermitage Museum
Director of excavations at Panjikent, Tajikistan
AY 2003-2004
Taught a course on Silk Road art and archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies

Martin, Dominic Armour
Cambridge, England
University of Cambridge 
Social Anthropology
Spring 2011 
Late socialism and its impact on religious movements, especially the Old Belief in the Russian Far East

McGuire, Elizabeth
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Harvard University
Spring 2011 
Late socialism and its impact on religious movements, especially the Old Belief in the Russian Far East.

Meindl, Matthias 
Berlin, Germany
Humboldt Universitaet
Department of Philosophy
Fall 2010
Eduard Limonov and the literary, artistic, and political culture of contemporary Russia. 

Menchikov, Andrei Sergeivich
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Ural State University
Department of Philosophy
Spring 2007
CASE program participant

Mikkonen, Simo
Jyväskylä, Finland
University of Jyväskylä
Department of History and Ethnology
AY 2014-2015
East-West Cultural Exchanges and Transnational Networks of the Art World

Minina, Elena
St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg State University
Instructor, Department of General Linguistics
AY 2004-2005
Contemporary sociolinguistics

Mkhoyan, Anna
Geneva, Switzerland.
Graduate Institute of International and Development 
International History and Politics
Fall 2010
Russian Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus(1991-2008)/Case Study: Armenia.

Molnar, Peter
Former member of the Hungarian Parliament
AY 2002-2003
Taught a course on hate speech in East European media at the Graduate School of Journalism; specialist in media law

Molochieva, Zarina 
Leipzig, Germany
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Linguistics
Spring 2012
The varieties of highland Chechen

Muhik, Maja
Skopje, Macedonia
Ph.D. Candidate at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje Macedonia
Instructor at the South East European University in Tetovo, Macedonia.
Spring 2008
Cultural anthropology, theories of culture, gender, power, justice, and subjectivity.

Muiznieks, Nils
Riga, Latvia
Minister for Special Assignments for Society Integration Affairs, Republic of Latvia
Note: UCB alumnus, political science

Murzakulova, Asel
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek Humanities University
Spring 2013
Discourse of the Kyrgz Media, and CIS and Russian Policy in Central Asia, and Relations after the Osh Events of 2010

Naumkin, Vitaly
St. Petersburg, Russia
President, International Center for Strategic and Political Studies
AY 2002-2003
Taught a course entitled "Islam and Politics in Soviet Successor States" as a Visiting professor in the Political Science Department

Nakachi, Mie
Chicago, IL
University of Chicago
Fall 2013
Gender Issues in the Soviet Union following WWII

Naumow, Aleksander
Krakow, Poland
Jagiellonian University
Professor, Institute of Slavonic Philology
AY 1999-2000
Taught courses on Polish and Russian literature as a Visiting Professor in the Slavic Department

Negură, Petru
Chișinău, Moldova
Ion Creangă Pedagogical State University
Professor, Institute of Slavonic Philology
AY 2014-2015
Social History of Intellectuals, Public Education, and Social Wellfare Services in the former USSR

Nicolosi, Riccardo
Konstanz, Germany
Universitat Konstanz
Slavic department
AY 2004-2005
Researched project "The Topic of Degeneration in Russian Realism"

Nodia, Ghia
Tbilisi, Georgia
Chairman of the Board, Caucasian Institute for Peace, Democracy, and Development; Professor, Political Science, Georgian Academy of Sciences; Professor, Sociology, Tbilisi State University
AY 1996-1997
National identity and ethnic conflict in the Caucasus

Norkus, Zenonas
Vilnius, Lithuania
University of Vilnius
Professor, Department of Social Theory
AY 2003-2004
Comparative historical sociology in the United States

Novikova, Larissa
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan
Institute of Management
German language instructor
AY 2000-2001
Researched materials for courses in gender studies

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Ognjanovic, Dejan
Nis, Serbia
University of Nis, Serbia and Montenegro
Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature
AY 2003-2004
American literature and film, especially American gothic and horror

Oiva, Mila
Turku, Finland
University of Turku
PhD Candidate, Cultural History
AY 20014-2015
Dissertation: "Creating Action Space. Marketing Practices of Polish Ready-to-Wear Clothes in the Soviet Market, 1956-1982"

Pak, Lyudmila
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
National Academy of Sciences, Uzbekistan
Spring 2014
Transformation of Wedding Ceremonialism of Koreans in Uzbekistan

Park, Jeong-O 
Seoul, South Korea
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Department of Romanian Studies
January 2010 - January 2012. 
Romanian literature.

Persson, Emil
Lund, Sweden
Lund University
PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science
Spring 2015
National Media Coverage of the Sochi Olympics and the Legislation on "Homosexual Propaganda"

Píšová, Ina
Prague, Czech Republic
Charles University
PhD Candidate, Czech Litearture and Theory of Literature
AY 2015-2015
Dissertation: "Revision of Ideology in the 'Normalization Period' of Czechoslovakia (1968-1989)"

Pluciennik, Mark Zygmunt
Wales, United Kingdom
University of Wales, Lampeter
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology
Director of the field survey around the World Heritage site of Butrint in southern Albania
AY 2000-2001
Visiting lecturer in the Anthropology Department, specialist on the mesolithic-neolithic transition in Southern Europe

Potkonjak, Sanja
Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb
Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology
AY 2005-2006
Gender studies

Praspaliauskiene, Rima
Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuanian Institute of History
Research Fellow
AY 2002-2003
Visitor with the Beatrice Bain Research Group on Women and Gender, research on women's activism in Lithuania in 1945-1992

Radaev, Vadim V.
Moscow, Russia
Vice Rector, Higher School of Economics, State University
Market economy, socioeconomic reforms and entrepreneurship in Russia

Repovac-Pašić, Valida 
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
University of Sarajevo 
Department of Political Science. 
Fall 2010
The Idea of Cosmopolitism in Contemporary Sociological Theories of Nation

Roberman, Svetlana 
Jerusalem, Israel
Hebrew University
Social Anthropology
January 2011 – December 2011
Post-Soviet Jewish Diaspora in Germany and Israel. 

Safrastyan, Ruben
Yerevan, Armenia
Armenian National Academy of Sciences
Institute of Oriental Studies
AY 2001-2002
Researched interstate relations between Turkey and Armenia in the 1990s

Sandugi, Arzu
Baku, Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan State Institute of Languages, Baku
Professor, English Language
AY 2000-2001

Sanikidze, George
Tbilisi, Georgia
Georgian Academy of Sciences
Director, Institute of Oriental Studies
AY 2003-2004
Researched "Islam, Globalization, and the Caucasus"

Sasse, Sylvia
Berlin, Germany
Zentrum fur Literaturforschung
Lecturer
AY 2002-2004
"Images of Collectivity in Russian Literature and Art"

Shahnazaryan, Gohar
Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan State University
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Spring 2008, Spring 2009
The impact of cultural transformations on personal identity and values

Shedenova, Nazym 
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University 
Faculty of Philosophy and Politology 
Spring 2011
Sociology of gender, economical sociology, and public policy. 

Shylovich, Aliaksandr
Belarus
AY 1999-2000
Researched transportation studies

Simonsen, Sven Gunnar
Oslo, Norway
Institute for Peace Research in Oslo (PRIO)
Political Science
AY 1997-1998
Nationalism and the Russian army

Skjelsbaek, Inger
Oslo, Norway
Institute for Peace Research in Oslo (PRIO)
Psychology
AY 2002-2003
Sexual violence and war, war in ex-Yugoslavia

Skrobanovic, Zoran
Belgrade, Serbia
University of Belgrade
Faculty of Philology
Spring 2011
Modernism and the influence of Chinese language and literature on Western modernist writers.

Solovieva, Zoia
St. Petersburg, Russia
Doctoral student, Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, European University at St. Petersburg
AY 2002-2003
Homelessness in Russia

Song, Eun-Ji 
Seoul, South Korea
Seoul National University
Department of Russian Language and Literature
2008-2009 AY
Early Russian history and Slavic linguistics

Stevanovic, Branislav
Nis, Serbia
University of Nis
Assistant professor, Department of Sociology with the Faculty of Philosophy
AY 2003-2004
Political sociology / political science

Stoica,  Daniela  
Korçë, Albania
University Fan S. Noli
Department of Foreign Languages
Spring 2009
Comparison of American and European contemporary drama

Stoycheva, Paulina
Sofia, Bulgaria
University of Sofia
Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Studies
AY 2002-2003
Bulgarian literature, was Fulbright scholar in the Slavic Department

Suhyeon, Lee 
Cheongju, South Korea
Chungbuk National University
Russian linguistics
2011-2012 AY
Types of nominal constructions in the Russian language.

Sýkorová, Pavla
Brno, Czech Republic
Masaryk University
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Education
AY 2014-2015
Dissertation: "The Aspects that Impact Individual Student Reading"

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Tadevosyan, Aghasi
Yerevan, Armenia
National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
AY 2012-2013
Transition in Armenia: Post-Sovietism and Modernization in Everday Life.

Ter-Matevosayan, Vahram 
Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan State University
Department of History
2009-2010 AY
Prospects of national security strategies in the South Caucasian Republics.

Troitskiy, Evgeny Florentievich
Tomsk, Russia
Tomsk State University
Department of International Politics
Fall 2007
CASE program participant

Vagapov, Arbi
Chechen State University
Professor of linguistics
Director of the M. Gadaev State Institute of the Chechen Language
AY 1999-2000
Was a visiting scholar at the Department of Linguistics, a language consultant for a field methods course, and worked with Professor Johanna Nichols

Valk, Ulo
Tartu, Estonia
University of Tartu
Professor of Estonian and Comparative Folklore
AY 2000-2001
Taught two courses in folklore, "Comparative Demonology" and "Estonian and Finnish Folkloristics" as a Visiting Lecturer in the Anthropology Department

Vianu, Lydia
Bucharest, Romania
Associate Professor, Department of English, Bucharest University
AY 1997-1998
Course on censorship in Romania and course on Romanian language in the Slavic Department

Volkov, Vadim
St. Petersburg, Russia
European University, St. Petersburg
Associate Professor of Sociology
AY 2001-2002
Changing identities and elites in post-communist Russia

Voronina, Tatiana 
St. Petersburg, Russia
European University of St. Petersburg
Oral History Center
October 2011-April 2012
Memories from the blockade of St. Petersburg

Vukas, Danijela Lugaric 
Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb
Department of East Slavic Languages and Literatures
Spring 2011
Soviet literature and popular culture

Wolff, David
Sapporo, Japan
Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
Professor of History
AY 2003-2004, 2004-2005
Taught a courses on the Cold War in the History Department
Note: UCB alumnus

Yildiz, Ayselin 
Izmir, Turkey
Yasar University
International Relations 
September 2009 – February 2010
Migration policies of the European Union.

Yusufjonov, Faridun 
Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Tajik National University
Political Science and Oriental Studies
Spring 2009
Conducted research in order to develop new pedagogical materials.

Zakovorotnaya, Margarita Vilorovna
Rostov on Don, Russia
Rostov State University
Department of Social Philosophy
Fall 2007
CASE program participant

Zaretsky, Yury
Nizhni Novgorod, Russia
Nizhni Novgorod State University
Associate Professor, History
AY 1999-2000
Russian medieval history, visiting in the History Department

Zaslavsky, Victor
Rome, Italy
Director of the International Centre for Transition Studies and Professor of Political Science, Free International University for Social Sciences (LUISS)
Politics in Post-Communist Russia

Zasztowt, Leszek
Warsaw, Poland
Associate professor, Institute for the History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences; Professor at the Center for East European Studies, University of Warsaw
AY 1999-2000
"Education in the Western Region of the Russian Empire, 1860-1917," focusing on the Lithuanian, Belarussian, and Ukrainian territories

Zemtsovsky, Izaly
Berkeley, California
Formerly with the Department of Folklore, Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia
Ethnomusicologist and folklorist; specialist in the cultures of Eurasia
AY 1997-present
Music of Eurasia, Jewish music

Zolyan, Mikayel  
Yerevan, Armenia
Yerevan State Linguistic University 
Department of Social Sciences 
Spring 2010
Course and curriculum development in the field of nationalism and conflict in Post-Soviet Caucasus.

Zolotukhin, Ivan
Vladivostok, Russia
Far Eastern Federal University
Fall 2012
Geopolitics of the Asia-Pacific.

Zorin, Andrei
Moscow, Russia
Russian State Humanities University
Associate Professor of Russian Studies
AY 1999-2000
Taught a grad seminar on Russian literature as a Visiting Professor in the Slavic Department