Wondy Joseph graduated with a Bachelor's in Political Science from the University of Florida. She studied abroad in Prague during her sophomore year of college, where she first started learning the Russian language. Her research interests include quality of life, social policy, and health care reform in Russia and in Central Asia. She has recently been awarded the Boren Fellowship to study Russian in Kazakhstan during the 2019-2020 academic year. She looks forward to continuing her language development and her research, as she works to complete her Master's in Russian Studies.
Graduate Student, Russian and East European Institute