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Donald J. Loewen

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Enrollment Management; Associate Professor

Enrollment Management; Academic Affairs, Office of the Executive VP and Provost; German and Russian Studies


  • MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Research Interests

  • Russian Language
  • Literature and Cultural History
  • Russian/Soviet Memory Cultures
  • Legacy of Soviet-era Monuments in Post-Soviet Space(s)
  • Poetry and Performance in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
  • Autobiographies of the Great Russian Poets

Teaching Interests

  • Great Russian Novels
  • Russia and the World
  • Literature and Revolution


  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2007-2008