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history professor , researcher

Marian Jean Rubchak, American History educator, researcher. International Research and Exchanges Board travel grantee to Ukraine, 1995, 98; Fulbright scholar, 1998-1999. Member Shevchenko Science Society, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies, American History Association, American Association for Ukranian Studies (vice president), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rubchak, Marian Jean was born on May 31, 1931 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Arrived in United States, 1965, naturalized, 1973. Daughter of Walter and Olga (Idak) Konopka.

Education

Bachelor, Douglass College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1971;Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1973;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1988.

Career

Editor, translator Digest of Soviet Press, New York City, 1971-1973. Professor history Valparaiso (Indiana) University, 1987—2006, research professor, 1997—1998. Senior research professor, 2006.

Visiting professor Foros, Crimea, summer 1998. Temporary professor Hongkong University, University Illinois, Chicago, Linguistic University, Kyiv, Ukraine, Polytechnic University, Kyiv.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator/introduction: Russian History from Earliest Times, 1997. Contributor chapters to book, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Council Rutgers University. Member Shevchenko Science Society, American Association for Advancement of Slavic Studies, American History Association, American Association for Ukranian Studies (vice president), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Lambda.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, opera, ballet, symphony, traveling.

Connections

Married Michael Kmetyk, May 26, 1951 (divorced September 1964). Children: Ellen, Lesia, Tanis, Stacey. Married Bohdan Rubchak, January 22, 1965.

father:
Walter Konopka

mother:
Olga (Idak) Konopka

spouses:
Michael Kmetyk

Bohdan Rubchak

children:
Ellen Rubchak

Lesia Rubchak

Tanis Rubchak

Stacey Rubchak