The Place and Pedagogy of Reading in the Russian Language Curriculum. Defended 2004 (Chair: William J. Comer). Language specialist, federal government, Washington, D.C. Leann Keefe received her KU Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures in 2004 and now does research and development in advanced language-pedagogy. (08/2008)
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