Here is our inaugural group of Graduate Associates:

Christopher Bischof, History
Kari Burnett, Geography
Shannon Connelly, Art History
Kelly Clancy, Political Science
Alex Jakubow, Political Science
Yelena Kalinsky, Art History
Anita Kurimay, History
Mary Catherine Lawler, Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures
Mark Major, Political Science
Katrin Polak-Springer, Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures
Peter Polak-Springer, History
Neil Quest, Anthropology
Terence Teo, Political Science
Andreas Tiemann, Political Science
Evren Yalaz, Political Science
Kathleen Woodhouse, Geography
Patricia Young, Political Science


  • Belinda Davis, Professor of History, has been appointed Director of the Center for European Studies for 2018-19.
  • Majors and Minors: European Studies 360:301 Construction of Contemporary Europe will be offered in fall 2018
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants

CES Events

24 Oct 2018, 12:00PM
to 24 Oct 2018, 01:30PM
*NEW DATE* Jan Kubik, “Rebellious Students, Revolutionary Hippies and Persecuted Jews: 1968 in Poland,”
26 Oct 2018, 09:15AM
to 26 Oct 2018, 02:00PM
Teach Europe workshop
29 Oct 2018, 04:00PM
to 29 Oct 2018, 06:30PM
Philipp Ther, "Refugees and Integration History in an Enlarged Europe"

Europe-related Events on Campus

05 Nov 2018, 04:30PM
to 05 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Lecture by William Chester Jordan
14 Nov 2018, 04:30AM
to 14 Nov 2018, 06:00PM
Russian and Polish Poetry Evening
04 Dec 2018, 11:00AM
to 04 Dec 2018, 12:30PM
German/Cinema Studies Lecture: Genevieve Yue (CUNY)


Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)