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Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer
Slavic Language Coordinator
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director of the Global Village Living-Learning Center

Jeffrey D. Holdeman

Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Ph.D.

Degree: Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2002.

Dissertation: "Language Maintenance and Shift Among the Russian Old Believers of Erie, Pennsylvania."

Specialties/Research Interests: Teaching of Russian and Czech, pedagogy training for Associate Instructors, sociolinguistics, language maintenance and shift.

Current project(s): Materials and curriculum development for less commonly taught Slavic and East European languages, Russian Old Believer immigration to the eastern U.S., history and lexicon of the Russian Old Believers of Pennsylvania.

Courses regularly taught:

Office number: BH 511

Office telephone: (812) 855-5891

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Jeffrey D. Holdeman, Ph.D.
Indiana University
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
1020 E. Kirkwood Avenue
Ballantine Hall 502
Bloomington, IN 47405-7103