National Resource Centers for European Studies

Western Europe—Europe and Russia—Russia and Eastern Europe

Source: Information on the NRCs, except librarian names in W. European section and statute references, received from the US Dept. of Education

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTERS (NRCS) and

FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND AREA STUDIES (FLAS) FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMS

International Education Program Service, US Department of Education
6th Floor, 1990 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20006-8521  http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/iegps/index.html

FY2003 - FY2005 (August 15, 2003 to August 14, 2006) [see also: Update for 2006-09 (xls)]

“The general purpose of the NRC and FLAS programs is to train specialists in modern foreign language and area or international studies.  National Resource Center grants are awarded to institutions of higher education for the purpose of establishing, strengthening, and operating undergraduate or comprehensive (containing undergraduate, graduate and professional components) centers focusing on language and area or international studies.  Institutions receiving FLAS Fellowship allocations award fellowships to graduate students to support the acquisition of foreign language competence and area or international expertise.  The next competition for NRC and FLAS funding will be held in the fall of 2005.Grantees are listed in alphabetical order by institution, with consortial partners following the official grantee, or "lead" institution.”

WESTERN EUROPE/EUROPE                                                                                                                            

Brigham Young University, Center for the Study of Europe

216 HRCB, Provo, UT84602-4537

Phone:  (801) 422-6277  Fax:  (801) 422-0382       E-mail:   Wade._Jacoby@Byu Website: http://kennedy.byu.edu/partners/CSE/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Richard Hacken       richard_hacken@byu.edu

 

Indiana University, West European Studies

1040 E Kirkwood Ave Ballantine Hall 542, Bloomington, IN47405-6601

Phone:  (812) 855-3280  Fax:  (812) 855-7695       E-mail:   west@indiana.edu      Website:   http://www.indiana.edu/~west

Grants  NRC and FLAS                     

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Nancy Boerner        nboerner@indiana.edu

New York University, Center for European Studies                                                                                                              Con: NYU

58 West 10th Street, New York , NY10011

Phone:  (212) 998-3838  Fax:  (212) 995-4188       E-mail:   zoe.ragouzeos@nyu. Website:   http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/europe/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with         Columbia University, New School University

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Ann Snoeyenbosann.snoeyenbos@nyu.edu

Columbia University, West European National Resource Center                                                                                Con: NYU

1227 International Affairs Buidling, New York, NY10027-6902

Phone:  (212) 854-4618             Fax:  (212) 854-8577           E-mail:       kph2@columbia.edu 
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/sipa/REGIONAL/WE/iwe.html  

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with         New York University, New School University

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Jean Laponcejal46@columbia.edu

New School University, International Center for Migration, Ethnicity and Citizenship                                   Con: NYU

65 Fifth Avenue, Suite 220, New York, NY10003

Phone:  (212) 229-5399  Fax: (212) 989-0504       E-mail:   icmec@newschool.e  Website:   http://www.newschool.edu/icmec/  

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with         New York University, Columbia University

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   TBA, Head, Fogelman Library

University of California, Berkeley, Institute of European Studies

207 Moses Hall, #2316, Berkeley, CA94720-2316

Phone:  (510) 643-5777           Fax:  (510) 643-3372            E-mail:   ies@uclink.berkeley.      Website:     http://ies.berkeley.edu

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   AnnMarie Mitchell                 amitchel@library.berkeley.edu

 
University of Florida, Center for European Studies

3340 Turlington Hall, Gainesville, FL32611

Phone:  (352) 392-0262 ext. 254          Fax: (352) 392-8127       E-mail:    kreppel@polisci.ufl.edu             
Website:  http://grove.ufl.edu/~ces/

Grants  NRC                                      

  LIBRARY CONTACT                    Alena Aissing                        alena@mail.uflib.ufl.edu                           

                                                              Frank Di Trolio                       frandit@mail.uflib.ufl.edu

 
University of Illinois, European Union Center

910 South Fifth Street, 321 International Studies Bldg., Champaign, IL61820

Phone:  (217) 244-0570           Fax:  (217) 333-6270            E-mail:   eucenter@uiuc.edu        Website:     www.ips.uiuc.edu/eu/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Lynne Rudasill        rudasill@uiuc.edu

 
University of Minnesota, European Studies Consortium

214 Social Sciences; 267-19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN55455

Phone:  (612) 625-1856        Fax: (612) 626-2242               E-mail:   esc@umn.edu                 Website:     http://esc.cla.umn.edu

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Laura Dale Bischof                 Laura.D.Bischof-1@tc.umn.edu

                                                              Gordon Anderson                  ganderso@umn.edu

 
University of North Carolina, Center for European Studies

CB 3449, Chapel Hill, NC27599-3449

Phone:  (919) 962-6768        Fax:     (919) 962-5375            E-mail:       europe@unc.edu        Website:     www.unc.edu/depts/europe

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   John Rutledge                         jbr@email.unc.edu

University of Pittsburgh, Center for West European Studies

4E Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, PA15260

Phone:  (412) 648-7405        Fax:     (412) 648-2199            E-mail:   cwes@pitt.edu         Website:    http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/cwes/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Phil Wilkin                               pwilkin@pitt.edu

 
University of Washington, Center for West European Studies

Box 353650, Seattle, WA98195-3650

Phone:  (206) ) 648-7405         Fax:  (206) 616-2462       E-mail:    cwes@u.washington   Web: http://jsis.artsci.washington.edu/programs/c

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                    Mary St. Germain                   marys@u.washington.edu

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Center for European Studies

213 Ingraham Hall 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI53706-1319

Phone:  (608) 685-1450      Fax:    (608) 265-9541       E-mail:    european@intl-institu            Website:     www.uw-madison.ces.org

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                    Barbara Walden                     bwalden@library.wisc.edu

                                               John Dillon                              jdillon@library.wisc.edu

                                               Vicki Hill                                  vhill@library.wisc.edu

EUROPE AND RUSSIA                                                                                                                                        

Cornell University, Institute for European Studies                          Consortium: CorU

Cornell University, 120 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY14853-7601

Phone:  (607) 255-7592             Fax:    (607) 255-1565      E-mail:           european_studies@cornell.edu               
  
Website: http://www.einaudi.cornell.edu/Europe/  

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with           Syracuse University             

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Wanda Wawro  (Slavic E. European)                 wtw3@cornell.edu

                                                              Sarah How (Brit. & W. Europe)                     seh4@cornell.edu

Syracuse University, Center for European Studies                         Consortium: Cornell

346J Eggers Hall, Syracuse , NY13244

Phone:  (315) 443-5782  Fax:  (315) 443-9085       E-mail:   ces@maxwell.syr.ed   Website:  http://staff.maxwell.syr.edu/klevenso/nuCES-home.htm

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with           Cornell University               

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Martha Hanson (History)                                      mjhanson@syr.edu

                                               Michael Pasqualoni (Political Sci.)                mjpasqua@syr.edu

University of California, Los Angeles, Center for European and Eurasian Studies

11367 Bunche Hall, Box 951446, Los Angeles, CA90095-1446

Phone:  (310) 825-1178  Fax:  (310) 206-3555       E-mail:   vwheeler@internatio  Website:   http://international.ucla.edu/euro/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                Leon Ferder (Slavic Studies)              lferder@library.ucla.edu

Katalin Radics (W. Europe)                kradics@library.ucla.edu

Yale University, Council on European Studies

YCIAS, P.O. Box 208206 Yale Station, New Haven, CT06520-8206

Phone:  (203) 432-3425  Fax:  (203) 432-5963       E-mail:   rosemarie.hansen@y Website:   http://www.yale.edu/ycias/europeanstudies

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Tatjana Lorkovic (Slavic & E. Euro)    tatjana.lorkovic@yale.edu

                                                             Susanne Roberts (W. Europe)              susanne.roberts@yale.edu

RUSSIA/EAST EUROPE                                                                                                                                       

Columbia University, East European, Russian, and Eurasian

Cornell University, 120 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY  14853-7601

Phone:  (607) 255-7592  Fax:  (607) 255-1565       E-mail:   European_Studies      Website:   http://www.einaudi.cornell.edu/Europe/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with           Syracuse University

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Jared Ingersoll                         slavic@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

Duke University, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies                                                              Con: Duke

Duke University, Box 90260, Durham, NC27708-0260

Phone:  (919) 660-3142  Fax:  (919) 660-3188       E-mail:   cseees@duke.edu      Website:   www.duke.edu/web/CSEEES/  

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with           University of North Carolina             

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Orest Pelech                       orest.pelech@duke.edu

University of North Carolina, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies                                   Con: Duke

223 E. Franklin St., CB# 5125, Chapel Hill, NC27599-5125

Phone:  (919) 962-0901  Fax:  (919) 962-2494       E-mail:   slavic@email.unc.ed  Website:   http://www.unc.edu/depts/slavic  

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    Partners with           Duke University   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Nadia Zilper                             nadia_zilper@unc.edu

 
Georgetown University, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies

232 ICC, Box 571031, Washington, DC20057-1031

Phone:  (202) 687-6080  Fax:  (202) 687-5829       E-mail:   guceres@georgeto     Website:   http://data.georgetown.edu/sfs/ceres/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                    University                 

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Nevenka Zdravkovska          nevenkaz@georgetown.edu

Harvard University, Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (Davis Center for Russian & Eurasian Studies)

625 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA02139-3301

Phone:  (617) 495-4037  Fax:  (617) 495-8319       E-mail:   kachurin@fas.harvard       Website: http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                      

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Susan Gardos Bleich (Davis Ctr.)         gardos@fas.harvard.edu

                                                             Hugh Olmsted (Widener)                      holmsted@fas.harvard.edu

Indiana University, Russian and East European Institute

Ballantine Hall 565, 1020 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN47405-6615

Phone:  (812) 855-7309  Fax:  (812) 855-6411       E-mail:   reei@indiana.edu        Website:   http://www.indiana.edu/~reeiweb

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                      Murlin Croucher                  croucher@indiana.edu

Ohio State University, Center for Slavic and East European Studies

1712 Neil Ave., 303 Oxley Hall, Columbus, OH43210-1219

Phone:  (614) 292-6025  Fax:  (614) 292-4273       E-mail:   csees@osu.edu          Website:   www.osu.edu/csees

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Predrag Matejic                       matejic.1@osu.edu

                                                             Miroljub Ruzic                         ruzic.2@osu.edu

 
Stanford University, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

Bldg 40, Main Quad, Stanford, CA94305-2006

Phone:  (650) 723-9475  Fax:  (650) 725-6119       E-mail:   mdakin@stanford.ed  Website:   http://creees.stanford.edu

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                        Karen Rondestvedt (Green Libr.)    rondest@stanford.edu

                                                                  Joseph Dwyer (Hoover Inst.)           dwyer@hoover

                                                                  Maciej Siekierski (Hoover Inst.)      siekierski@hoover.stanford.edu

                                                                  Zachary Baker (Judaica)                   zbaker@stanford.edu

University of California, Berkeley, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

260 Stephens Hall #2304, Berkeley, CA94704-2304

Phone:  (510) 642-3230  Fax:  (510) 643-5045       E-mail:   iseees@uclink4.berke                   Website:     http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~iseees/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Allan Urbanic                          aurbanic@library.berkeley.edu

University of Chicago, Center for Eastern European and Russian/Eurasian Studies

1126 E. 59th Street, Box 78, Chicago, IL60637

Phone:  (773) 702-6911  Fax:  (773) 702-7550       E-mail:   hell@harper.uchicag  Website:   http://ceeres.uchicago.edu/center.html

Grants  FLAS                                    

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   June Pachuta Farris               jpf3@midway.uchicago.edu

                                                              Sandra Levy                           slevy@midway.uchicago.edu

University of Illinois, Russian and East European Center

104 International Studies Bldg, 910 S Fifth Street, Champaign, IL61820

Phone:  (217) 333-1244  Fax:  (217) 333-1582       E-mail:   reec@uiuc.edu            Website:   www.reec.uiuc.edu

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Jan Adamczyk                         adamczyk@uiuc.edu            

 
University of Kansas, Center for Russian & East European Studies

1440 Jayhawk Blvd.Bailey Hall Room 320, Lawrence , KS66045-7574

Phone:  (785) 864-4236  Fax:  (785) 864-3800       E-mail:   crees@ku.edu             Website:   www.ku.edu/~crees

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Brad Schaffner                        bschaffn@ku.edu

University of Michigan, Center for Russian and East European Studies

University of Michigan, Suite 4668, 1080 S. University, Ann Arbor, MI48109-1106

Phone:  (734) 764-0351  Fax:  (734) 763-4765       E-mail:   crees@umich.edu       Website:   http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/crees/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Janet Crayne                            jcrayne@umich.edu

 
University of Pittsburgh, Center for Russian and East European Studies

4G15 Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, PA15260

Phone:  (412) 648-7404  Fax:  (412) 648-7002       E-mail:   crees@ucis.pitt.edu   Website:   http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Daniel Pennell                         pennell@pitt.edu

University of Texas, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

1 University Station- A1600, Austin, TX78712-

Phone:  (512) 471-7782  Fax:  (512) 471-3368       E-mail:   creees-info@reenic.u Website:   http://reenic.utexas.edu/creees/

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Don Arthur                              darth@mail.utexas.edu

University of Virginia, Center for Russian and East European Studies

PO Box 400167, Charlottesville, VA22904-4167

Phone:  (434) 924-6932  Fax:  (434) 924-7867       E-mail:   crees@virginia.edu    Website:   www.virginia.edu/~crees

Grants  FLAS

  LIBRARY CONTACT                  Bud Woodward                      bsw3d@virginia.edu

University of Washington, Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies Center

Box 353650, Seattle, WA98195

Phone:  (206) 543-9460  Fax:  (206) 685-0668       E-mail:   reecas@u.washingto Website:   http://depts.washington.edu/reecas/

Grants  NRC and FLAS

  LIBRARY CONTACT                  Michael E. Biggins                   mbiggins@u.washington.edu
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia

210 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive , Madison, WI53705-1397

Phone:  (608) 262-3379  Fax:  (608) 265-3062       E-mail:   creeca@intl-institute. Website:   www.wisc.edu/creeca

Grants  NRC and FLAS                   

  LIBRARY CONTACT                   Andy Spencer                         aspencer@library.wisc.edu               

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STATUTORY AUTHORIZATION

Higher Education Act of 1965Nov. 8, 1965, P.L. 89-329, Title VI, Part A, 602, as added Oct. 7, 1998, P.L. 105-244, Title VI, 601, 112 Stat. 1775.The configuration of centers for international and foreign language education based on federal grants was first authorized by “Education Amendments of 1980” PL 96-374, October 3, 1980 that defined Title VI of the Higher Education Act as “International Education Programs” for operating “graduate and undergraduate centers which will be regional resources to increase access to research and training in international and foreign language studies… [in] specific geographic areas of the world or on particular fields or issues in world affairs which concern one or more countries.”  Various other amendments have been added, including the 1998 law mentioned above that updated the basis for the program, strengthened emphasis on foreign language education, and added grants for American overseas research centers in a consortium of institutions of higher education … to enable the centers to promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies.

REFERENCES TO LIBRARIES AS PART OF THE NRC PROGRAM IN THE USC AND CFR:

United States Code  20 USCS 1122  (2003)--Title 20. Education--Chapter 28. Higher Education Resources and Student Assistance Programs  - http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/ts_search.pl?title=20&sec=1122 .

Includes authorization for grants to maintain library collections. The Secretary may make grants to centers … having important library collections, as determined by the Secretary, for the maintenance of such collections.

Code of Federal Regulation Title 34 – Education/Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of The Department of Education/Chapter VI -- Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education/Part 656 -- National Resource Centers Program For Foreign Language and Area Studies or Foreign Language and International Studies - http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_01/34cfr656_01.html .

(b) Quality of staff resources. (20 points) -- (2) The adequacy of Center staffing and oversight arrangements, including outreach and administration and the extent to which faculty from a variety of departments, professional schools, and the library are involved (5 points)

(e) Strength of library. (15 points) [9-10% OF TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS]

    (1) The strength of the institution's library holdings (both print and non-print, English and foreign language) in the subject area and at the educational levels (graduate, professional, undergraduate) on which the Center focuses; and the extent to which the institution provides financial support for

the acquisition of library materials and for library staff in the subject area of the Center (10 points); and

    (2) The extent to which research materials at other institutions are available to students through cooperative arrangements with other libraries or on-line databases and the extent to which teachers, students, and faculty from other institutions are able to access the library's holdings (5 points).

Information compiled by David Lincove (Ohio State University Libraries), Chair of ACRL WESS Social Science & History Discussion Group, based on information received from G. Edward McDermott [Ed.McDermott@ed.gov] who coordinates the NCR and FLAS programs for Inner/Central Asia, Middle East, Europe, and Western Europe.  Librarian names were added.                                                                                      February 2004

Update for 2006-09 (xls)