- Administrative Assistant
Mariya serves as Office Manager for both CLACS and the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES). Mariya holds her bachelor’s degree in History from Novosibirsk State University and graduated in Summer 2022 with a Master of Science in Education (M.S.E) in Administration in Higher Education from the University of Kansas. Prior to coming to the United States, she lived in France and worked as a translator and interpreter at Airbus Company. Being passionate about French language and culture, she taught French language to undergraduate students at KU as a GTA while working on her master’s degree.