Faculty Profile for Dr. Valentina Glajar

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Dr. Valentina Glajar
Professor — Dept of World Languages & Literatures
CENT 214
phone: (512) 245-3073

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Glajar, V., Lewis, A., & Petrescu, C. L. (2019). Cold War Spy Stories from Eastern Europe. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Retrieved from https://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/potomac-books/9781640121874/?fbclid=IwAR3RQBT2PSTljMjFTnxulWQpmUTBMJajbSlftlcBlGTHQQS0ZnlozkcOUQ0
  • Petrescu, C. L., Lewis, A., & Glajar, V. (2018). Archive und Geheimdienstakten: Dialogisches Erinnern an Verfolgung und Zensur im Ostblock. Monatshefte (Vol. 110). University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Brandt, B., & Glajar, V. (2017). The Politics of Archives. Seminar (3rd ed., Vol. 53, pp. 193–309). University of Toronto Press. Retrieved from http://www.utpjournals.press/toc/seminar/53/3
  • Glajar, V., Lewis, A., & Petrescu, C. L. (2016). Secret Police Files from the Eastern Bloc: Between Surveillance and Life Writing. Rochester, NY: Camden House.
  • Glajar, V., & Brandt, B. (2013). Herta Müller: Politics and Aesthetics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Awarded accreditation as external researcher, CNSAS (The National Council for the Study of the Secret Police Archives). November 2010 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Research, Funded and Sponsored Programs, Liberal Arts. August 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award. August 24, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean’s Excellence Award for Research, Texas State University. 2012

Selected Grants

  • Glajar, Valentina. Research Enhancement Grant. (Funded: 2012). Grant.
  • Glajar, Valentina. Research Enhancement Grant. (Funded: 2008). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Fulbright Program Advisor
Texas State University
January 1, 2006-Present
Advisory Board member
Journal of the Society for Romanian Studies
Kaffeestunde--weekly coffee hour for German students
August 2016-Present
Designer and administrator
German FaceBook page
February 14, 2011-Present