Transforming Student Learning

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Polina Maksimovich

Polina Maksimovich

PhD Candidate, Slavic Languages and Literatures

A former participant in Searle’s Teaching Certificate Program, Polina has worked with the Center as a Graduate Teaching Fellow and is now a Graduate Associate. Her doctoral work examines the paradoxical evolution of the religious character of the holy fool in the Soviet drama of the 1960s to the 1980s. Polina has taught courses in Russian language and literature and is currently developing an introductory course on “the superfluous man” in 19th-century Russian cultural poetics, which she will teach at Loyola this fall.
Greg Krzywicki

Greg Krzywicki

WCAS class of 2018

A chemistry and biology major in Weinberg, Greg is pursuing his interest in organic synthesis and methodology as part of the Scheidt lab group. He is looking toward a career in academia, researching and teaching organic chemistry. He hopes to share his passion and enthusiasm for the subject and inspire others, just as his professors have inspired him. Greg has worked with Searle as a Peer Academic Coach, a GSW Mentor, and a PLUS Leader.