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Irena Buksa

Language and literature educator

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.

Interests

  • Other 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