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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Lila N Pargment

1924 - 1958
Assistant Professor of Russian
Assistant Professor of French - School of Music 1928-1931

Tadeusz Mitana

1926 - 1931
Lecturer in Polich Language & Literature

Horace William Dewey

1947 - 1988
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

James Overton Ferrell

1952 - 1977
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Assya Humesky

1953 - 1998
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Ivor Sevcenko

1953 - 1955
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages

John Mersereau Jr.

1956 - 1990
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Deming B. Brown

1957 - 1988
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Thomas G. Winner

1958 - 1964
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Ladislav Matejka

1959 - 1988
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Mark E. Suino

1959 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Irwin Robert Titunik

1959 - 1995
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

David J. Welsh

1961 - 1983
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Benjamin A. Stolz

1964 - 2001
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Lubomir Dolezel

1965 - 1966
Visiting Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Karl D. Kramer

1965
Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Carl Ray Proffer

1970 - 1984
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Henryka Yakushev

1972
Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Vitalij V. Shevoroshkin

1978 - 2009
Professor of Linguistics and Slavic Languages

Joseph A. Brodsky

1979 - 1981
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Bogdana Carpenter

1983 - 2008
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Horace Chetkowska Dewey

1983 - 1988
Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature
Chair Department of Slavic Languages and Literature

Omry Ronen

1984 - 2012
Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures

Rosamund A. Bartlett

1991 - 1997
Assistant Professor of Russian Literature

Andreas Xavier Schonle

1995 - 2005
Associate Professor of Pre-Nineteenth Century Russian Literature

Andreas Xavier Schonie

1995 - 2005
Associate Professor of Pre-19th Century Russian Literature

Snejana J. Tempest

1998 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Russian Pedagogy