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Dr. Stephen Paczolt

Name: Stephen Paczolt

Born: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, May 15, 1942, to parents who immigrated from what is now Eastern Slovakia.

Ethnicity: Carpatho-Rusyn

Religion: Eastern Orthodox Christian

Education: B.S. (Education) Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1965);
M.A. (Political Science) and Certificate in Soviet Area Studies, University of Pittsburgh (1969)
Ph.D. (Government and Politics) University of Maryland (1975).

Military Service: U.S. Army (1965-1967) after completion of ROTC program; rank upon separation: First Lieutenant.

Educational Experiences: Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland University College, 1973-1991. Courses regularly taught: Soviet Foreign Policy, Soviet Internal Politics, Russian Political Thought, Comparitive Governments, American Government. Teaching experiences elsewhere: Graduate School, Southeastern University, Washington, D.C.; Mary Washington College, Fredricksburg, Va.

Professional Work Experiences: Library of Congress: 1978-1979, 1984 to present.
Divisions: European Division, Serial Records Division, Geography and Map Division.
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies: 1980-1984.
Position: Assistant editor, American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies (ABSEES).

Professinal Associations: Carpatho-Rusyn Society (Washington D.C. Chapter)

Marital Status: Unmarried

Community Service: Member of the condominium board, College Park Towers (1990-1991)

Religious: Cantor, Holy Nativity Orthodox Church, Manassas, Virginia, (1993-1997)

Hobbies/Relaxation: Excercise (weights/aerobics), Reading (history/biography/politics), ethnic Studies, Sports (Baseball/Football), Classical Muisc, Techno-Dance Music.

Mailing address:

Geography and Map Division
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540
Attn: Dr. Stephen Paczolt

Dr. Stephen Paczolt
Sr. Technical Information Specialist
e-mail address:

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