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PODCAST | A. Cirtautas & T. Davis | Immigration, Emigration and Integration in Eastern Europe (8.12.2015)

March 15, 2017

Migration and Multiculturalism in Europe: A Teacher Workshop on the EU and its Eastern Neighbors. For Middle School, High School and Community College Educators. Hosted by the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, at the University of Washington.

Arista Cirtautas is a Visiting Lecturer in European Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies and Affiliate Faculty in the UW’s REECAS program. She is a specialist on EU enlargement and East European politics and government. She was based at the University of Virginia before coming to the UW. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California Berkeley.

Teresa Indelak Davis was appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Poland in Seattle in September 2014. A longtime resident of Seattle, Consul Davis has been an active member of the Polish-American community and served as President of Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest, Board Member of the Polish Home Foundation, and as co-founder and Managing Director of Polish Festival Seattle, among others. She spent more than 15 years working at Microsoft in corporate communications positions in Redmond and internationally. In Europe, she managed Microsoft’s Central and Eastern European communications strategy and community affairs programs, including the subsidiary in Poland. In Redmond, she managed global PR programs, disaster response communications, executive relations, and worked as a business communications consultant. She holds an MPA from The Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, UW and a BA in Communications from the University of Washington and has also attended Jagiellonian University in Krakow, before leaving Poland.