Position title: Associate Director
As Associate Director, Gwen Walker provides administrative leadership under the general supervision of the Center Director. In addition, she serves as academic advisor for Jewish Studies majors and certificate students.
Gwen joined CJS from the University of Wisconsin Press, where she served as Executive Acquisitions Editor in Slavic studies, human rights, history, foreign languages, and other subjects. Gwen has a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the UW-Madison. As a graduate student, she taught Russian language and literature at the UW-Madison and UW-Stevens Point. Her publications have appeared in the Russian Review, Slavic and East European Journal, and elsewhere.