Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center


Full-Time Staff

4072 Wescoe

Jonathan joined EGARC in the summer of 1999 and has held a variety of positions in the unit, including Associate Director (2001-2007).  He received his B.A. in Russian and Soviet Area Studies from Middlebury College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Kansas. He has taught Russian at all levels, in addition to teaching courses in Russian culture, Slavic folklore and instructional technology.

Assistant Director
4073 Wescoe Hall

Keah joined EGARC as a student in the spring of 2006 and became a full-time staff member in the summer of 2009. She holds a B.S. in Information Systems (with an Italian minor) and is pursuing a M.S. in Educational Technology. She is responsible for all of EGARC's technical infrastructure, training faculty in the use of technology, and coordinating EGARC's web-based projects.

Administrative Assistant
4069 Wescoe Hall

Gloria joined EGARC in the spring of 2017 after four years of working in the former USSR. She holds a B.A. in History with a minor in International Affairs as well as a M.A. in Russian, Eastern European, & Eurasian Studies from the University of Kansas. She handles a host of administrative duties for EGARC and is the Program Manager for KU’s Project GO initiative.


Part-Time Staff

Angelito dela Cruz
Technology Assistant

Junior, Psychology
(Tagalog, American Sign Language)

Technology Assistant
Freshman, Behavioral Neuroscience
Molly Godwin-Jones
Content Developer

M.A. Candidate
Slavic Languages and Literatures

Technology Assistant

Sophomore, East Asian Languages & Cultures
(Korean, Japanese)

Emmile O'Hara
Technology Assistant

Junior, Mechanical Engineering

Technology Assistant

Freshman, Computer Science


Technology Assistant

Sophomore, Communication Studies
(Hungarian, French, Russian)

Peter Shin
Technology Assistant

Sophomore, Undeclared
(Korean, Russian, Japanese)

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