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Olga Thomason

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Senior Lecturer in Russian
Associate Director, Russian Flagship Program
Director, Study Abroad in Russia
Russian Placement

Olga Thomason's primary area of expertise is historical and comparative linguistics. Her research interests include prepositional semantics in IE languages, Historical Slavic linguistics, Russian language and culture. She teaches courses in Russian language at all levels, Contemporary Russian Culture, Slavic Folklore, and Introduction to Slavic Linguistics. Dr. Thomason created and directs the UGA Study Abroad in Russia program, and is the Assistant Director of the new Russian Flagship Program at UGA.

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
Events featuring Olga Thomason
Joe Brown Hall 117

Faculty-led Study Abroad session in summer 2020.

  • From Medieval to Modern: Students stay three weeks each in European St. Petersburg, Russia's cultural heart, and in cosmopolitan Moscow, its political and economic center.
  • Experiential Learning: Performances, workshops, architectural sites, cultural events…
via Zoom link

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies offers a 6-weeks summer study abroad program in St. Petersburg (Russia’s cultural capital) and Moscow (Russia’s official capital and a major political, economic, cultural and scientific center). Students have an excellent opportunity to earn 9 credit hours (or 11 credit hours for the beginners) while studying…

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