Graduate Directory

Natalia Koulinka
  • Title
    • PhD Candidate
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History of Consciousness Department
  • Phone
    650-283-1536
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, #430
  • Mail Stop History Of Consciousness

Biography, Education and Training

 

 NATALIA KOULINKA

 

University of California, Santa Cruz

History of Consciousness Department

Graduate Student      Sept 2013 – Aug 2017

Ph.D Candidate          Sept 2017

EDUCATION

MA, BA in Journalism (5 year program)     June 1992

Belarus State University, School of Journalism, Minsk, Belarus

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Graduate Student

Professional Communication Certificate Program,          Sept – Dec 2018

University of California, Santa Cruz

Teaching with Technology Graduate Certificate Program   Jan – March 2019    

University of California, Santa Cruz

Finalist of the UCSC Grad Slam Competition                    March 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TB0U4PuZMM&index=8&t=0s&list=PLuuzLoaK3RKWZVeKDdqC3DbK9UsRoy4YZ 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant                               Sep 2014 - current

Departments – History, Sociology, Feminist Studies, History of Consciousness

University of California, Santa Cruz

Russian-language Editor                         Sept 2011 – June 2013

The Stanford Post-Soviet Post, online journal

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

Visiting Scholar                                        Jan 2010 – Aug 2011

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

Journalism Instructor                                  Sept 2001 – Sept 2008

Belarus State University, School of Journalism, Minsk, Belarus

Journalism Instructor                                    May 2002 – Dec 2006

Regional Office of the United Nations Development Program,

Minsk, Belarus/Tashkent, Uzbekistan

HONORS and AWARDS

Gary Lease Summer Dissertation Fellowship       2018

Winner of Fulbright Scholarship                           2008

Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists,       2008-2009

Stanford University    

 

 

 

Selected Publications

2014. Collection of interviews with Belarusian journalists about their work in the late 1980s and early 1990s (in Russian, co-authored). Vremia Nesbyvshikhsia Nadezhd: 17 interviu s Belorusskimi Zhurnalistami o 1990kh. Minsk: Lohvinau.                                                                   

 

Selected Presentations

2018. Presentation, “A Portrait of the Workers against the Backdrop of the Soviet Union Falling Apart,” October 24-26, 18th Annual Aleksanteri Conference, Liberation-Freedom-Democracy? 1918-1968-2018, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. 

2017. Presentation, “One Step Forward Two Steps Back’: Change in the public perception of laborers and manual labor at the end of the 1980s and early 1990s in the USSR and independent Belarus,” November 2-4, Second European Labor History Network Conference, Paris, France. 

2015. Presentation, “Labor and the Transformation of the early 1990s in Post-Soviet Belarus,” September 11-13, International Conference, Communist Nostalgia, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, the UK.