Boruta-Sadkowski, Alicja
BAK-234 ext. 3-6951 Alicja.boruta-sadkowski@uni.edu

Dr. Boruta-Sadkowski is an Adjunct Instructor at the History Department. She received her Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics in 1997 from the University of Michigan. Her main research area is the development of the Belarusian literary language in the 1920s and 1930s and the influence of Russian and Polish on this development.

Dr. Boruta-Sadkowski has attended numerous conferences in the Slavic field in the United States, Canada, Belarus, and Russian Federation. She has published several articles and book reviews on the Belarusian and Russian languages and literatures. Currently she is working on an article “The Status of Belarusian in Present-day Belarus,” which will be published in the fall 2010 in a peer reviewed Belarusian journal, “Political Sphere.”

For seven years Dr. Boruta-Sadkowski has taught long-distance courses on the Polish language and culture for the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and University of Northern Iowa. She has also taken her Polish language students to Krakow, Poland for the Advanced Summer Polish Language and Culture Program.

Lyftogt, Kenneth
SRL-205 ext. 3-3927 Ken.lyftogt@uni.edu
Kenneth L. Lyftogt B.A. & M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Teaching – The Humanities, U.S. History
Research – Iowa and the Civil War.  Author of three books on this subject.