Ms. Elizabeth King worked several years in Russia directing study abroad programs, and then returned to the States to earn an MA in International Public Health at Yale University and a PhD in the same field at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her research has focused on HIV prevention issues in Russia and Serbia. She is currently on a post-doc a Yale University. (04/2012)
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