Board of Directors

2024 Board

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is composed of the President, the Vice President/President-Elect, the Immediate Past President, the Executive Director, the Treasurer, the Editor of the Slavic Review, and one Member at Large.

The Vice President is elected annually by ASEEES members and is designated President-Elect. After serving one year as Vice President, the Vice President becomes President the following year. After one year in the presidency, the President is designated Immediate Past President and serves an additional year as a member of the Board of Directors

Six Elected Members at Large

Two members-at-large are elected each year by ASEEES members, to hold office for three (3) years.

Antonina Berezovenko

National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute,” 2024-2026

Kristen Ghodsee

University of Pennsylvania, 2023-2025

Andrew Janco

University of Pennsylvania, 2022-2024

Stephen Badalyan Riegg

Texas A&M University, 2024-2026

Alison Smith

University of Toronto, 2023-2025

Kimberly Zarecor

Iowa State University, 2022-2024

One Elected Graduate Student Representative

Candidates for graduate student representative can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty member who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will review all nominations and select two to be candidates. One is elected by ASEEES members to hold office for two (2) years.

Brian Yang

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2024-2025

Three Council/Committee Representatives

Sharon Kowalsky

Texas A&M University-Commerce; Council of Regional Affiliates representative, 2023-2025

One (1) Member Designated by the Council of Regional Affiliates

Alexandra Vacroux

Harvard University; Council of Institutional Members representative, 2022-2024

One (1) member designated by the Council of Institutional Members

Anna Arays

Yale University; CLIR representative, 2023-2025

One (1) member designated by the ASEEES Committee on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR)

Seven Disciplinary Representatives

Organization/disciplinary representative must be a member of good standing in both ASEEES and the representing organization and holds office for three (3) years. AATSEEL representative is nominated by the AATSEEL Executive Committee.

Cynthia Buckley

U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Sociology (American Sociological Association) representative, 2023-2025

Karen Evans-Romaine

U of Wisconsin, Madison; American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) representative, 2022-2024

Krista Goff

U of Miami; American Historical Association (AHA) representative, 2023-2025

Amanda Gregg

Middlebury College; Economics (American Economics Association) representative, 2022-2024

Edward Holland

U of Arkansas; Association of American Geographers (AAG) representative, 2022-2024

Sarah Sokhey

U of Colorado; American Political Science Association (APSA) representative, 2024-2026

Chelsi West Ohueri

U of Texas at Austin; American Anthropological Association (AAA) representative, 2024-2026

Board History

For historical board information, please see the lists of Current and Past Members of the Executive Committee and of the Board of Directors.