Founded in 1966, Slavica Publishers has been a division of Indiana University's Slavic & East European Languages and Cultures since 1996. It is the leading U.S. specialty press devoted to scholarly monographs, collections of research articles, textbooks, reference works, and journals serving the field of Slavic languages and literatures, as well as Slavic and East European studies in general. If you are a faculty member or student, we recommend starting with the complete list of our publications in the Catalog. Long-time friends of Slavica may wish to explore the category links in the menu or catch up on our recent endeavors by viewing our email Newsletters. (To sign up for our monthly email newsletter, send an email to our listserv by clicking here or send your request to slavica@indiana.edu.).

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George Fowler



George Fowler is Associate Professor of Slavic languages in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Indiana University (the home unit for Slavica Publishers). He conceived the transition of Slavica Publishers to IU, and has directed the operation in addition to his regular faculty responsibilities since 1997. At Slavica he chiefly contributes to linguistics editing, technical production, and the "vision thing".

Vicki Polansky
Managing Editor


Vicki Polansky has a Ph.D. in Russian literature (Indiana University, 1999, dissertation on Ivan Bunin), and joined Slavica in late 1999. She is chiefly responsible for dealing with authors and editors on their projects with Slavica, but also works with marketing, publicity, and technical production as time permits.

Erin Blystone
Business Manager


Erin took over as Slavica’s business manager in March 2023. She is responsible for accounting, administration, shipping, orders, and website content.

Renata Uzzell
Technical Editor

Renata earned her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 2021. Her primary responsibilities are Slavica's linguistic projects, festschrifts, and the Journal of Slavic Linguistics.