Dr. Dan Davidson earned his MA (1971) and PhD (1972) in Slavic at Harvard and taught at Amherst College before going to Bryn Mawr as an associate professor in 1976 and full professor since 1983. He has also served as executive director of ACTR since 1980, and as president of American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, since 1998. (03/2001)
Why KU Slavic?
KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad