Curriculum Vitae

Other Professional Activities & Affiliations:

Member, Executive Board, International Chekhov Society, 1980-85

Russian Research Center, Harvard University
       Associate: 1974-77
       Visitor: 1977-80
       Fellow: 1980-84

Secretary, 20th Century Russian Poetry Seminar, Northeast Modern Language Association, 1973

Chair, Russian Poetry Seminar, Northeast Modern Language Association, 1974

Chair, Russian Short Story Seminar, Northeast Modern Language Association, 1975

Chair, Russian Short Story Session, Annual Convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, 1976

Member, Review Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program, 1977-80

Member, Policy Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program, 1977-90

Chair, Steering Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program, 1981-86

Member, Participant Selection Committee, Cooperative Russian Language Program: 1975,1979,1981,1983 (chair) 

Briefing of Exchange Participants to U.S.S.R. for International Research & Exchanges Board, 1974

Evaluator, Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program, 1978

Outside Evaluator, Dartmouth College Russian Language Program, 1978

Consultant on Proposed Russian Major, University of New Hampshire, 1979

Member, Participant Selection Committee for Summer Exchange of Language Teachers, International Research & Exchanges Board, 1979-81 (chair, 1981)

Participant, Wilson Center/Kennan Institute Conference on Soviet Exchanges, 1984 

Participant, EDUCOM Conference on Computing in the Curriculum, Dartmouth College, 1985

Fulbright, Rhodes, and Marshall Scholarship Program Advisor, Tufts University, 1981-89

Moderator, Soviet-American Human Rights Conference, Seattle WA, 1990

Member, Commission on International Education, American Council on Education (ACE), 1989 - 2004; Chair, 2000-2004

Member, ACE Presidents' Network (now “Leadership Network”) on International Education, 1989 – 2005

Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Council on International Educational Exchange, 1991-92

Member, Professional Affairs Committee, Council on International Educational Exchange, 1992-1995

Member, President’s Ad hoc Advisory Council, Colorado College, 1993 - 2000

Member, Board of Governors, Special Opportunities in Foreign Language Education Grants Program, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1993 - 1996

Member, International Advisory Board, National Language Policy Institute of Israel, 1994 -

Member, External Review Task Force for the Fulbright Program, June, 1995

Member, International Education Research Agenda Working Group, 1995

Member, U.S. IEA Language in Education Study Advisory Group, 1995

Member, Advisory Board, United States Department of Education Title VI 50th Anniversary Conference, 1997- 1998

Chair, Selection Committee for Region IX, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 (now Region XIV) Rhodes Scholarship competition

Consultant/Outside Reviewer for numerous foreign language & international studies programs (e.g., Jacksonville University; Brown University; Bucknell University; Bryn Mawr/Haverford/Swarthmore consortium; Claremont Colleges; University of North Carolina/Charlotte; University of Arkansas/Little Rock)

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