Jamie is a second year master’s student in the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies program from the Amish community region of Arthur, Illinois. She earned her B.A. in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019. Her research interests include modern Russian anarchist-feminist movements like the punk rock group Pussy Riot, the sistema of Putin’s regime and Putin’s public image, and the role of the Chernobyl nuclear accident in modern Russian and international media. Jamie is currently working on publishing a translation project of Pussy Riot's early discography and serves as a Graduate Assistant for REEEC while aspiring towards academic journalism as her future career path.
M.A. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, In Progress
B.A. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019
Awards and Honors
- Dean’s List (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
- Frances E. Smith Scheidel Scholarship, Academic Year 2018-2019
- Reuss Family Scholarship, Spring 2018 & Academic Year 2018-2019
- Legacy Scholarship, Academic Year 2017-2018
- Inducted member of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society (Spring 2018)
- Inducted member of Dobro Slovo, the National Slavic Honor Society (Spring 2019)
- FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Fellow in Russian (Summer 2017, Academic Year 2017-2018, Summer 2018, Academic Year 2018-2019, Academic Year 2019-2020)
Additional Campus Affiliations
Jamie is a former lead writer for Illinois Physics' magazine Condensate, which can be found online and in print.
Hendrickson, Jamie, "The Days of the Enrages" (2015). A with Honors Projects. 155. https://spark.parkland.edu/ah/155.
Hendrickson, Jamie, "The Fall of the Tsars" (2015). A with Honors Projects. 156. https://spark.parkland.edu/ah/156.
Hendrickson, Jamie, "The End of a Dynasty: The Death of the Romanov Family" (2016). A with Honors Projects. 163. https://spark.parkland.edu/ah/163.