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Irena Buksa

Irena Buksa, Polish language and literature educator. Named Research Stipend Kiev State University, 1991; fellowship, scholarship Syracuse University, 990-97. Faculty advisory UAH Slovo-Slavic Club, since 1992. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of Teachers of and Slavic East European Languages, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies.

Background

  • Buksa, Irena was born on March 20, 1961 in Wolka-Zapalovska, Poland. Daughter of Piotr and Katarzyna (Czetyrbok) Bazylewicz.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Warsaw University, 1985. Doctor of Arts, Syracuse University, 1991.

    Career

    • Instructor UAH, Huntsville, 1990-1991. Assistant professor, 1991-1996. Associate professor, since 1996.

      International aerospace education: Russian space science program assistant translator, UAH, Huntsville, Alabama, since 1991. Coordinator Russian Study Program Abroad, UAH, since 1994.

    Works

    • Reviewer in field. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Faculty advisory UAH Slovo-Slavic Club, since 1992. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of Teachers of and Slavic East European Languages, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies.

    Personality

    Interests

    Foreign languages, music, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Peter Buksa, February 5, 1985. Children: Orest, Oksana.
    • father: Piotr Bazylewicz
    • mother: Katarzyna (Czetyrbok) Bazylewicz
    • spouse: Peter Buksa
    • children: Orest Buksa
    • Oksana Buksa
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    Born March 20, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1985
      Warsaw University
    • 1991
      Syracuse University
    • 1990 - 1991
      Instructor, UAH
      Huntsville, Texas, United States
    • 1991 - 1996
      assistant, professor
    • 1996
      associate, professor