University of Wisconsin–Madison

External Affiliates

CREECA external affiliates:

  • Are faculty and staff members beyond UW-Madison who have a primary research and/or teaching interest in Russia, Eastern and Central Europe, and/or Central Eurasia. They work at campuses at the University of Wisconsin System and at other two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Wisconsin and neighboring states.

CREECA external affiliates participate in the life of the center in various ways: presenting at the CREECA lecture series, participating in outreach events in Madison and around Wisconsin and neighboring states, and being part of a network of like-minded scholars at UW-Madison. To join the center as a CREECA external affiliate, faculty and staff at institutions of higher education in Wisconsin and neighboring states should submit a letter stating the nature of her/his interest and a current curriculum vitae to the CREECA associate director, Jennifer Tishler. Requests will be considered by the CREECA Administrative Council.

CREECA External Affiliates

Yuri Amirkhanian

Professor at the Center for AIDS Intervention Researc (CAIR),
Medical College of Wisconsin

yuri@mcw.edu

Carolyn Ayers

Associate Professor of English,
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

cayers@smumn.edu

Alan Ball

Professor of History,
Marquette University

alan.ball@marquette.edu

Lowell Barrington

Associate Professor of Political Science,
Marquette University

lowell.barrington@marquette.edu

Mikhail Blinnikov

Professor of Geography,
St. Cloud State University

msblinnikov@stcloudstate.edu

Peter Blitstein

Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies,
Lawrence University

peter.a.blitstein@lawrence.edu

Andreas Boros-Kazai

Adjunct Associate Professor of International Relations,
Beloit College

boroka@beloit.edu

Geoffrey Bradshaw

Director of Education Abroad,
Madison College

gbradshaw@madisoncollege.edu

Andy Bruno

Ph.D., University of Illinois

abruno2@niu.edu

Winson Chu

Associate Professor of History,
UW-Milwaukee

wchu@uwm.edu

Dennis Cooper

Professor of Animal and Food Science,
UW-River Falls

dennis.p.cooper@uwrf.edu

Richard Cummings

Associate Professor of Accounting,
UW-Whitewater

cummingr@uww.edu

Christine Evans

Associate Professor of History,
UW-Milwaukee

evansce@uwm.edu

Nina Familiant

Lecturer, Foreign Languages & Literature, UW-Milwaukee

familian@uwm.edu

H. Richard Friman

Professor of Political Science,
Marquette University

h.r.friman@marquette.edu

Jordan Gans-Morse

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University

jordan.gans-morse@northwestern.edu

Jane Gottlick

Lecturer of Political Science,
UW-Whitewater

gottlicj@uww.edu

Elizabeth Hachten

Assistant Dean and Coordinator of General Education, UW-Whitewater

hachtene@uww.edu

Shale Horowitz

Professor of Political Science,
UW-Milwaukee

shale@uwm.edu

Tomasz Inglot

Professor of Political Science,
Minnesota State University

tinglot@msnu.edu

Andrey Ivanov

Assistant Professor of Russian & World History,
UW-Platteville

ivanovan@uwplatt.edu

Seung-Ho Joo

Professor of Political Science,
University of Minnesota-Morris

joos@morris.umn.edu

Kevin Kain

Senior Lecturer in History,
UW-Green Bay

kaink@uwgb.edu

Mark Karau

Associate Professor of History,
UW-Sheboygan

mark.karau@uwc.edu

Gary Kirking

Community Resource Development Agent,
UW-Extension

gary.kirking@ces.uwex.edu

Jeffrey Leigh

Associate Professor of History,
UW-Marathon County

jeff.leigh@uwc.edu

Katia Levintova

Assistant Professor of Public & Environmental Affairs,
UW-Green Bay

levintoe@uwgb.edu

Martina Lindseth

Professor of German and Russian,
UW-Eau Claire

lindsemu@uwec.edu

Jason Lindsey

Professor of Political Science,
Saint Cloud State University

jrlindsey@stcloudstate.edu

Karl Loewenstein

Assistant Professor of History,
UW-Oshkosh

loewenst@uwosh.edu

Steven Majstorovic

Professor of Political Science,
UW-Eau Claire

majstos@uwec.edu

Yuri Maltsev

Professor of Economics,
Carthage College

ymaltsev@carthage.edu

Michael Mikos

Professor of Slavic Languages,
UW-Milwaukee

mikos@uwm.edu

Carol Miller

Professor of Sociology and Archaeology,
UW-LaCrosse

miller.caro@uwlax.edu

Meghan Murphy-Lee

Senior Lecturer, Foreign Languages & Literature, UW-Milwaukee

murphyle@uwm.edu

Olga Ogurtsova

Adjunct Associate Professor of Russian,
Beloit College

ogurtsov@beloit.edu

Donna Oliver

Professor of Russian,
Beloit College

oliverd@beloit.edu

Elizabeth Peacock

Assistant Professor of Anthropology,
UW-LaCrosse

epeacock@uwlax.edu

Neal Pease

Professor of History,
UW-Milwaukee

pease@uwm.edu

Joseph Peschio

Associate Professor of Slavic Languages,
UW-Milwaukee

peschio@uwm.edu

Randall Poole

Professor of History,
College of St. Scholastica

rpoole@css.edu

Ora John Reuter

Assistant Professor of Political Science, UW-Milwaukee

reutero@uwm.edu

Natalia Roberts

Senior Lecturer of Global Cultures and Languages,
UW-LaCrosse

nroberts@uwlax.edu

Wallace Sherlock

Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
UW-Whitewater

sherlocw@mail.uww.edu

Theo Stavrou

Professor of History,
University of Minnesota

stavr001@umn.edu

Andris Straumanis

Associate Professor of Communications,
UW-River Falls

andris.straumanis@uwrf.edu

Peter Wagner

Associate Professor of Political Science,
UW-Whitewater

wagnerp@uww.edu

Russell Zanca

Professor of Anthropology,
Northeastern Illinois University

rzanca@neiu.edu