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Dr Lonny Array Harrison

[Dr Lonny Roy Harrison]

Associate Professor, Modern Languages
Last Updated: October 23, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
19th and 20th-century Russian literature, culture, film, and media; history of the Russian Revolution; Russian revolutionary terrorism; Soviet ideology and propaganda; responses to Soviet authoritarianism.

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
Russian Revolution, Soviet authoriarianism, revolutionary terrorism, Russian Communism, propaganda, Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Double, Notes from Underground, Mikhail Bulgakov, White Guard, Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Russian language (all levels); 19th and 20th-century Russian literature, culture, film, and mass media.

Biography

Biography

Dr. Harrison is Associate Professor of Russian in the Department of Modern Languages, and Director of the Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies. His PhD is from the University of Toronto (2008). Dr. Harrison specializes in 19th and 20th-century Russian literature, taking an interdisciplinary approach to the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, Boris Pasternak, and others. He has wider teaching and research interests in Russian film and media, propaganda, revolution, and cross-disciplinary approaches to intellectual and cultural history. He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Slavic and East European Journal and Canadian Slavonic Papers. His book Archetypes from Underground: Notes on the Dostoevskian Self was published in 2016 by Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Read about it in this author interview on the College of Liberal Arts newsroom blog: https://utalibartsnews.wordpress.com/2016/07/11/a-chat-with-lonny-harrison-on-his-new-book-about-the-dostoevskian-psyche/
His next book Language and Metaphors of the Russian Revolution: Sow the Wind, Reap the Storm is due for release in December 2020 by Lexington Books. He is currently writing a monograph on personas of the revolutionary terrorist in Russian fiction and memoirs, forthcoming in 2022 by Academic Studies Press.

Education

Education

    • 2008 PhD in Russian Literature
      University of Toronto, 2008
    • 1999 MA in Slavic Languages and Literatures
      University Of Toronto, 1999
    • 1995 BA in English
      Simon Fraser University, 1995

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2019 to Present Director, McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies
      College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2016 to Present Associate Professor of Russian
      Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Courses Taught: RUSS 1441/1442 Accelerated Russian I & II RUSS 2313/2314 Accelerated Russian III & IV RUSS 3304 Topics in Russian Language Study RUSS 3333 Conversation and Topics in Russian Culture RUSS 3310 Localization and Translation I (co-taught) RUSS 3311 Localization and Translation II (co-taught) RUSS 4301 Selected Authors and Topics RUSS 4302 Russian and Soviet Cinema RUSS 4303 Propaganda and Ideology in Soviet Art and Literature RUSS 4303 Banned and Censored Works of Russian Literature RUSS 4362 Russia and the Successor States Today (co-taught) RUSS 4391 Russian Poetry of the Silver Age (co-taught) RUSS 4391 Russian Thinkers I: The 19th Century (co-taught) RUSS 4391 Russian Thinkers II: The 20th Century (co-taught) GLOBAL 2301 Introduction to Global Studies MODL 5304 Currents in European & Latin American Literature and Thought (graduate)
    • July 2015 to Aug 2019 Section Head, Critical Languages and International Studies (CLIS)
      Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2010 to Aug 2016 Assistant Professor, Russian Section Head
      Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2007 to Aug 2010 Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian Section Head
      Modern Languages, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Sept 2006 to May 2007 Instructor of Modern Languages (Russian), Acting Director of Russian Studies
      Modern Languages, DePauw University
      Courses taught: RUS 121 & 122 Elementary Russian I & II RUSS 2212 & 222 Intermediate Russian I & II

Memberships

    • Sept 2016 to Present Modern Language Association
    • Nov 2007 to Present South Central Modern Languages Association
    • Apr 2005 to Present American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languges
    • May 2004 to Present Canadian Association of Slavists
    • 2004 to Present Western Social Science Association

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2018 UTA Faculty Development Leave (FDL) sponsored by UT Arlington
    • Dec  2015 UTA College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teacher Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, UTA
    • Dec  2012 Supplementary Faculty Research Grant sponsored by Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies (UT Arlington)
    • Dec  2008 The University of Texas Professional Development Summer Mini-Grant sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • May 2020 to May 2022 STARTALK 2020: Let’s Go to Russia/the Middle East! sponsored by  -  $89980
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2019 to Mar 2020 STARTALK 2019: Let’s Travel to Russia sponsored by  -  $79193
      (Funded)

Publications


      2011
      • Book Review
        Review of Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration, by David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. Slavic and East European Journal. 55(3), 494-96.

      2010
      • Book Review
        Review of Febris Erotica: Lovesickness in the Russian Literary Imagination, by Valeria Sobol
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. Canadian Slavonic Papers. 52(3-4), 477-78. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/25822257

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        How the Veal Was Tendered: Making Soviet Literature Strange in Yuri Olesha’s Envy
        [Harrison, Lonny]. Ulbandus. New York, NY: "Columbia University". Submitted.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        "Apostate of the Natural School: Dostoevsky's Narrative of Cognitive 'Truth' in the Double"
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. South Central Review. 34(1), 1-31. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/scr.2017.0000
      • Journal Article
        "The Suffering Games: De Quincean Prodigality and Self-Production in Fyodor Dostoevsky's Igrok (The Gambler)"
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. Dostoevsky Journal. 18, 1-25. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/23752122-01801004

      2013
      • Journal Article
        "The Numinous Experience of Ego Transcendence in Dostoevsky"
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. Slavic and East European Journal. 57(3), 388-402. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30851/57.3.003

      2020
      • Conference Proceeding
        Personas of the Revolutionary Terrorist in Russian Fiction and Memoirs
        [Harrison, Lonny]. "Western Social Science Association (WSSA)".

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        "Out-of-Class Online Language Learning Partnership between Russian and American Students: Analysis of Tandem Project Results"
        Constantine Stephanidis, ed., HCI International 2015- Posters' Extended Abstracts
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. 271-276. Los Angeles, CA: "HCI International Confernce". DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-21383-5_46

      2013
      • Conference Proceeding
        Intercontinental Russian-English Workshop
        WorldCALL: Global perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. 305-309. Glasgow: "WorldCALL: Global perspectives on Computer-Assisted Language Learning".

      2020
      • Other
        Transgressing the Ancient Law: Dostoevsky at the Threshold
        Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky; illustrations by Dave McKean; an Illuminated Edition from Beehive Books
        [Harrison, Lonny].

      2012
      • Translation or Transcription
        Translation of "Russian Thinkers on Lev Tolstoy," review by L.D. Gromova-Opul'skaia (from Russian)
        [Harrison, Lonny]. Tolstoy Studies Journal XV. XV, 117-21. "Tolstoy Studies Journal ".

      2004
      • Translation or Transcription
        "Saints' Lives in the Publications of Tolstoy: The Logic Behind His Choice of Subjects" by Ana Grodetskaia (from Russian)
        [Harrison, LonnyRoy]. Tolstoy Studies Journal XVI. 1-17.

Presentations

    • October  2018
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "‘Personalist’ Responses to Soviet Authoritarianism in the 20th-Century Russian Novel", San Antonio, TX. (October 11, 2018).
    • September  2018
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Reaping the Storm: Responses to Soviet Authoritarianism in Russian Literature and Mass Culture", UTA Center for Theory, University of Texas at Arlington. (September 19, 2018).
    • April  2018
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Responses to Soviet Authoritarianism in Russian Literature and Mass Culture", San Antonio, TX. (April , 2018).
    • November  2017
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, ""Life Sucks." Post-show conversation on a stage adaption of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya", Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, TX. (November 4, 2017).
    • October  2017
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The 21st Century Zhivago: Reading Pasternak in the Metamodern Age", Tulsa, OK. (October , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Going Global: Building International Networks for Critical Language Programs", Texas Language Center, UT Austin, Austin, TX. (April 22, 2017).
    • November  2016
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Making Critical Things Happen: Recruitment, Retention, and Curriculum Choices for Critical Languages at UTA", Dallas, TX. (November , 2016).
    • January  2016
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The suffering Games: De Quincean Prodigality and Self-Production in Fyodor Dostoevsky's Igrok (The Gambler)", Austin, TX. (January , 2016).
    • October  2015
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Archetypes from Underground: Dostoevsky as an Archetypal Writer", Nashville, TN. (October , 2015).
    • October  2013
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Dostoevsky's Types and Archetypes", New Orleans, LA. (October , 2013).
    • July  2013
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, Shestakov, Konstantin, "Intercontinental Russian-English Workshop", Glasgow, Scotland. (July , 2013).
    • November  2012
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The Pernicious Effects of an Unbridled Imagination': The Heart and Mind Debate in Early Russian Realism", San Antonio, TX. (November , 2012).
    • October  2012
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "When Books Go Underground: Censorship and Media Control in Russia", Central Library, UTA, Arlington, TX. (October 3, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The Wisdom of Change: Themes of Self-Transformation in Dostoevsky and V.F. Odoevsky", Savannah, GA. (March , 2012).
    • April  2011
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Dostoevsky's Gamble: Faith, Freedom, Madness and Other Dangerous Games", The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. (April , 2011).
    • April  2011
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Teaching the Speakers: Heritage Language Learners in the Classroom", Texas Language Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. (April 9, 2011).
    • March  2011
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Boris Godunov: The Russian Experience", Dallas, TX. (March 20, 2011).
    • October  2010
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Russian Sinology in the Nineteenth Century", Fort Worth, TX. (October , 2010).
    • July  2010
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Baritones & Beachballs", Dallas, TX. (July 22, 2010).
    • October  2009
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The Apparent Self in Dostoevsky", Baton Rouge, TN. (October , 2009).
    • April  2009
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Romantic Poetics, the Gothic, and the Doppelgänger Motif in Dostoevsky's Early Experiments in Form", The University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. (April , 2009).
    • December  2008
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Reasonable to Ridiculous: Ecstatic Vision and Inarticulacy in Vladimir Odoevsky and Fyodor Dostoevsky", San Francisco, CA. (December , 2008).
    • November  2007
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Latent Spiritual Dimensions of Dostoevsky's Underground Type", Memphis, TN. (November , 2007).
    • May  2006
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Social and Moral Strivings of Dostoevsky's chinovnik Protagonist in Dvoinik (The Double)", York University, Ontario. (May , 2006).
    • December  2005
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "The Moral Idea in Dostoevsky's The Double", Washington, DC. (December , 2005).
    • June  2004
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "Some Philosophical Underpinnings of Dostoevsky's The Double", The University of Manitoba. (June , 2004).
    • June  2004
      Harrison, LonnyRoy, "V.N. Maikov and Dostoevsky: Maikov's Critical Analysis of The Double in Context", Geneva, Switzerland. (June , 2004).

Courses

      • GLOBAL 3302-001 INTERNATIONAL CULT & CIV II
        (Topic: Capstone | Course Id: 112050)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • GLOBAL 2301-003 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3301-001 RUSSIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION
        (Topic: Rev Terrorism/Russ Fiction/Mem | Course Id: 104845)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 3301-001 RUSSIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION
        (Topic: Rev Terrorism/Russ Fiction/Mem | Course Id: 104845)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • GLOBAL 2301-002 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3301-001 RUSSIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION
        (Topic: Russian Short Stories | Course Id: 104845)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Topic: RUSSIAN SHORT STORIES | Course Id: 111191)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3306-001 SOVIET/POST-SOVIET LIT IN TRAN
        (Topic: Russian & Soviet Cinema | Course Id: 104847)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • RUSS 4304-001 BANNED AND CENSORED WORKS
        (Topic: Banned/Censored Russians | Course Id: 111177 | Xlist Coursepre: ENGL | Xlist Coursenum: 4337)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • GLOBAL 2301-001 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 4337-001 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LIT
        (Topic: Banned/Censored Russians | Course Id: 104474 | Xlist Coursepre: RUSS | Xlist Coursenum: 4304)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • GLOBAL 3301-001 INTERNATIONAL CULT & CIV I
        (Topic: Hist Canada/Quebec | Course Id: 112049)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • HONR-LA 4303-004 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Prop&Ideo in Soviet Art/Lit | Course Id: 103862 | Xlist Coursepre: RUSS 4303 | Xlist Coursenum: 001)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • RUSS 4303-001 PROPAGANDA AND IDEOLOGY
        (Topic: Prop&Ideo in Soviet Art/Lit | Course Id: 111192 | Xlist Coursepre: ENGL | Xlist Coursenum: 3306)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875 | Xlist Coursepre: POLS 4362 | Xlist Coursenum: 001)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3306-001 SOVIET/POST-SOVIET LIT IN TRAN
        (Course Id: 104847 | Xlist Coursepre: RUSS | Xlist Coursenum: 4303)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • RUSS 3391-002 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176 | Xlist Coursepre: ENGL 3306 | Xlist Coursenum: 001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3301-001 RUSSIAN LIT IN TRANSLATION
        (Course Id: 104845 | Xlist Coursepre: RUSS 4301 | Xlist Coursenum: 001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Course Id: 111191 | Xlist Coursepre: ENGL 3301 | Xlist Coursenum: 001)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3306-001 SOVIET/POST-SOVIET LIT IN TRAN
        (Course Id: 104847 | Xlist Coursepre: RUSS 4302)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • RUSS 4304-001 BANNED AND CENSORED WORKS
        (Course Id: 111177)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 4337-001 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LIT
        (Topic: Banned & Censored Russian Lit | Course Id: 104474)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • GLOBAL 2301-001 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • RUSS 3304-001 TOPICS IN RUSSIAN LANG STUDY
        (Topic: Language and Culture | Course Id: 111699)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Topic: Russian Short Stories | Course Id: 111191)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3300-001 TOPICS IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Russian Short Stories | Course Id: 104380)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • RUSS 3333-001 CONVERSATION: RUSSIAN CULTURE
        (Course Id: 104856)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 4337-001 TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE LIT
        (Course Id: 104474)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 2313-022 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I
        (Course Id: 104840)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 2314-022 INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II
        (Course Id: 104841)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • GLOBAL 2301-001 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 4393-001 RUSS INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 104881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • RUSS 1441-022 BEGINNING RUSSIAN I
        (Course Id: 104835)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 1442-022 BEGINNING RUSSIAN II
        (Course Id: 104836)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 104880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 104880)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Topic: Intercultural Communications | Course Id: 110770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Topic: Russian Short Stories | Course Id: 111191)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • GLOBAL 2301-001 INTRO TO GLOBAL ISSUES
        (Course Id: 111859)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2013
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • RUSS 3333-001 CONVERSATION: RUSSIAN CULTURE
        (Topic: LANGUAGE & TECHNOLOGY | Course Id: 104856)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MODL 5304-001 CURRENTS
        (Topic: Currents | Course Id: 104606)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 3304-001 TOPICS IN RUSSIAN LANG STUDY
        (Topic: Internl Translation Workshop | Course Id: 111699)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 3333-001 CONVERSATION: RUSSIAN CULTURE
        (Course Id: 104856)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Topic: Short Stories | Course Id: 111191)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • RUSS 4304-001 BANNED AND CENSORED WORKS
        (Course Id: 111177)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 3391-001 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 110770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4361-001 POL ENV RUSSIA
        (Course Id: 104874)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Topic: 20th Century Russian Thought | Course Id: 104880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 3333-001 CONVERSATION: RUSSIAN CULTURE
        (Course Id: 104856)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Course Id: 111191)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • RUSS 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 104880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 3314-001 POL SYSTEMS EAST & CENT EUR
        (Course Id: 104850)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 4303-001 PROPAGANDA AND IDEOLOGY
        (Course Id: 111192)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 104880)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • RUSS 4304-001 BANNED AND CENSORED WORKS
        (Course Id: 111177)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 3333-001 CONVERSATION: RUSSIAN CULTURE
        (Course Id: 104856)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 4362-001 RUSSIA TODAY
        (Course Id: 104875)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • RUSS 4302-001 RUSSIAN AND SOVIET CINEMA
        (Course Id: 111176)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • RUSS 4301-001 SELECTED AUTHORS AND TOPICS
        (Course Id: 111191)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Sept 2020 to  Present Created minor and certificate program
      Global Studies Minor and Certificate Program
      UTA's global studies curriculum offers a unique opportunity for you to engage your major field of study within a global context. This interdisciplinary program combines courses from across the College of Liberal Arts and University, including Economics, Health, and Environmental Studies, with a focus on those courses that offer global perspectives on modern and contemporary issues. The flexible minor and certificate allow you to choose from over eighty courses as you customize a degree plan that complements your interests and career goals.

      Students in the global studies program graduate with a competitive skill set that transfers to careers across a range of industries. This program fosters critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills, as well as intercultural communication, empathy, and ethical judgment. Courses will focus students' engagement with interdisciplinary critical analysis about the world - identifying the issues, parsing complex problems, asking the 'right questions', and identifying the expertise needed to address them.

    • Sept 2019 to  Present Chairperson
      Research Committee
    • Sept 2018 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society
      Co-advisor for the UTA Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, an international honor society that recognizes excellence in achievement of majors in the Department of Modern Languages.
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Study Abroad Committee, Office of International Education
    • 2016 to  Present Committee Member
      Advisory Committee Tenure and Promotion (ACTP), Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Chair's Advisory
    • 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Recruitment and Retention Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2012 to  Present Program Coordinator
      Summer Study Abroad Progam, UTA-Omsk State University
      Voronezh and Omsk, Russia
    • 2010 to  Present Committee Member
      Foreign Languages Curriculum Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2010 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2007 to  Present Committee Member
      Bart Lewis Scholarship Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2007 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Russian Culture Society student organization, UTA
    • July 2015 to  Aug 2019 Section Head
      Critical Languages and International Studies (CLIS), Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • Sept 2007 to  Aug 2019 Coordinator
      Russian, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2010 to  2017 Committee Member
      Awards Ceremony Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2007 to  2016 Committee Member
      Language Acquisition Center Operations Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2007 to  2016 Faculty Advisor
      University of Texas at Arlington Delegation to the National Model NATO Annual Conference
      Washington, D.C.
    • 2014 to  2015 Committee Member
      REP/FDL
    • 2009 to  2012 Committee Member
      Budget and Planning Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA
    • 2010 to  2011 Committee Member
      Periodic Review Committee, Department of Modern Languages, UTA

Service to the Profession

    • Nov 2019 to  Present
      Editor, Journal Editor (Arlington, TX,
      Global Insight: A Journal of Critical Human Science and Culture
      Created an open-access undergraduate research journal in collaboration with UTA Libraries. Oversaw all aspects of publication: issued call for papers, reviewed submissions, coordinated peer reviews, revisions, and copy editing, collaborated on layout and design of the journal, wrote introductory essay "From the Editor."
    • June 2020 to  Aug 2020
      External reviewer on tenure committee (Augusta, GA,
      Augusta University
    • Past to  June 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The Explicator
    • Past to  June 2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Yearbook of Transnational History
    • Past to  2010
      Reviewer, Book (London, UK)
      Continuum
      Peer review of monograph.
    • 2006 to  2007
      Acting Director
      Russian Studies, DePauw University
    • 2002 to  2004
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Graduate Student Association, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, The University of Toronto