University Designated Centers and Institutes

Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

Director:  Mariya Omelicheva, Ph.D.


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The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) has been a National Resource Center since 1965, offering degree-granting programs and serving as a resource for K-12 teachers, post-secondary educators, business, media, government, and military. CREES faculty and students have conducted field work, researched, and taught courses covering the entire region: from new European Union members in the west to the Russian Far East; from indigenous peoples of the Arctic to traditionally Islamic societies of the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Through the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and other language programs, students can study Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Uyghur.

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