Vaillant, Janet G.

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VAILLANT, Janet G. American, b. 1937. Genres: Education, History. Career: Queens College, Barbados, West Indies, instructor in English literature, 1965-66; Wheaton College, Norton, MA, assistant professor of government, 1972-76; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, lecturer in government, 1976-80, associate director of National Resource Center For Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, 1976-97, associate, Davis Center for Russian Studies, 1997-. American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, chair of education committee, 1986-89; member of American delegation for U.S./U.S.S.R. textbook study project, 1987-89; Soviet-American Institute on Teaching History, co-director, 1990-92; organizer of symposiums and conferences on education; consultant to schools, independent consultant on education reform projects in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan, 1997-; lecturer. Publications: (with J. Richards) From Russia to USSR, 1985, 2nd ed. (sole author), 1993; Black, French, and African: A Life of Leopold Sedar Senghor, 1990; (ed. with R.A. Cole) Activities for Teaching Russian and Soviet Studies in the High School, 1991, 2nd ed., 1993. Address: Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, 625 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A.