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Arna Elezovic

PhD Graduate
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PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, 2021
MA, University of Washington, Seattle, 2014
BA, St. John's College, Santa Fe New Mexico, 1998
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Arna Elezovic is currently a visiting assistant professor at Western Washington University, teaching three courses: Introduction to Western Civilizations since 1713, Ancient Communities, and the Rediscovery of the Ancient World. At the University of Washington, she has taught introductory and intermediate writing seminars for the UW's Interdisciplinary Writing Program (2018 - 2021), and has taught her own comparative history course on the history of archaeology in the Mediterranean world during summer quarters (2017, 2019, 2021). Her research focuses on how an ancient past was constructed for western Europe by an ethnographic travelogue and journalism of Sir Arthur Evans, who was later known for his archaeological work on Crete. Prior to graduate school, she was a compliance analyst and technical writer in human subjects research.


UW Interdisciplinary Writing Program Instructor (2018 - 2021)
UW English Department Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Collaboration Grant (2019-2020)
Thomas-Johnson Endowed Fellowship (multiple quarters)
Simpson Center Graduate Research Cluster (2019-2020) for "Interdisciplinary Ethnographies"
Simpson Center Digital Humanities Summer Institute (2019, 2018) collaborative award
Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship (Academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016; Summers 2016, 2015)


Courses Taught

Summer 2018

Teaching Assistant for HSTAM 111 Ancient World (Online Course), full term. 

Autumn 2019, Autumn 2018 - Winter 2019, Autumn 2020 - Spring 2021

Pre-doctoral instructor for English 198 and English 297- Interdisciplinary Writing Program

  • Linked with history lecture courses such as HSTAM 111 Ancient World, HSTAM 112 Medieval World, and CLAS 430 Greek and Roman Mythology.
  • Catalog Description: Expository writing based on material presented in a specified social science lecture course. Assignments include drafts of papers to be submitted in the specified course, and other pieces of analytic prose. Concurrent registration in specified course required.

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Professional Affiliations: 
American Association of Eastern European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), American Historical Association

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