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B.A. University of Wyoming 1983
M.A. University of Michigan 1986
Senior Professional Lecturer in Russian 2005, 1988
Instructor of Russian language, folklore, and literature courses; Coordinator for Russian language section. Since 1991 Mr. Krafczik has served as Russia study abroad organizer, and since 1993 has served as Coordinator for the Wyoming-Saratov Study Abroad Program, working as UW administrator and faculty chaperone under this program in Saratov, Russia. 1988 Golden Apple Teaching Award; 1995 A&S Extraordinary Merit in Teaching Award; 1998 recipient of Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Classroom Teaching; 2008 recipient of UW Mortar Board's "Top Prof" Award; 2009 Promoting Intellectual Engagement (PIE) Award; 2010 Promoting Intellectual Engagement (PIE) Award.
Russian folklore and pre-Christian Slavic mythology.
RUSS 1005: Intro to Russian Sound System; RUSS 1010: First-yr Russian I; RUSS 1020: First-yr Russian II; RUSS 2005: Intermediate Phonetics and Pronunciation; RUSS 2030: Second-yr Russian I; RUSS 2040: Second-yr Russian II; RUSS 2140: Intro to Reading in Russian; RUSS 3150: Intro to Russian Literature; RUSS 3205: Russian Folklore and Folk Life; RUSS 3990: Intermediate Independent Study; RUSS 4200: Senior Seminar; RUSS 4990: Advanced Independent Study