Professional Activities and Awards
Catherine Rudin teaches linguistics, languages, foreign language methods, dance and related subjects at Wayne State College.
Before coming to Wayne, Dr. Rudin taught linguistics at the University of Wisconsin and at Miami University. She has also taught Bulgarian language several times in intensive summer language programs at George Mason University and Indiana University, and has participated as an instructor in University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Indigenous Roots program for Native American teachers.
She has received major grants from IREX for travel and study in the Balkans, from NSF, Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Jacobs Fund for Omaha-Ponca fieldwork, and from the NSF/NEH Documenting Endangered Languages program for the Digital Dictionary of Omaha and Ponca.
Dr. Rudin is the treasurer of the Slavic Linguistics Society, president of the South East European Studies Association, and an active member of several other professional organizations, including the Linguistic Society of America, the Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, and the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas. In addition, she serves as the associate editor for syntax of the Journal of Slavic Linguistics.