Vidan is student programs advisor at CES. She holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures from Harvard University, where she taught Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian languages and literatures in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. She is also a research fellow in the Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature and president of Association for Croatian Studies (a subsidiary of Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies). Aida has lived and conducted research in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Great Britain, Italy, and Russia, and in addition to offering classes at Harvard, she has also taught in Northwestern University’s summer program in Croatia and at the Institute of Ethnic Literature of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing. Her areas of interest and publications include written and oral traditional literatures from the South Slavic region, language-teaching methodologies, and East European film.
Student Programs Advisor, Center for European Studies, Harvard