REEEC faculty affiliate Valeria Sobol (Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures) has been selected as LAS Dean's Distinguished Professorial Scholar for the academic year 2021-2022. Each year, the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences awards those faculty that have shown exemplary scholarship and teaching amongst those being promoted to Professor. Among her many achievements, Professor Sobol has published a new book, Haunted Empire: Gothic and the Russian Imperial Uncanny (NIU Press/Cornell, 2020), and won the Prize for the Best Article from the American Association for Ukrainian Studies for "'Tis Eighty Years Since: Panteleimon Kulish's Gothic Ukraine," Slavic Review 78, no. 3 (Summer 2019): 390-409. We are very pleased that the College has recognized Professor Sobol’s achievements and contributions to the profession, the department, and this university.
Congratulations to Professor Sobol on this well-deserved award!