Last updated: 01.10.2005.
Leon Clyde Lowder, III
York, NY 10027
date: 30 March 1965
Working Title: The Socialist Life-Style:
The Bulgarian Middle Class in the Age of Zhivkov, 1956-1989
of Philosophy, 2000
Thesis: Democracy and Decommunization:
Bulgaria and the Fall of the Dimitrov Government
of Arts, 1997
Thesis: How the Flowers Revolted Against
their Gardeners: The Postwar Generation in Bulgaria
of Arts, 1990
Honors Thesis: History, Postmodern Reality
Senior Honors Thesis: Hier
stehe ich; ich kann nicht anders tun: Nietzsche's "Gay Science"
Phi Beta Kappa
International Research and Exchanges (IREX) 1998
Southeastern Europe Area Studies Grant
New School Honors Graduate Fellowship
New York University Teaching Fellowship
Columbia University Teaching Assistantship
UNC Worth Award in Philosophy
"The Crystal Café: Bulgarian Democratic
Rock-n-Roll after 1989," in John S. Micgiel, ed. The Transformation of 1989-1999: Triumph or Tragedy? (New York: East
Central European Center, Columbia Univ., 2000). **[This article is currently
being used as part of the required reading at Kansas University's Capstone
Seminar in Russian and East European Studies].
Review of Albert Melone's "Creating Parliamentary
Government: The Transition to Democracy in Bulgaria," in Slavic
and East European Journal 43:4 (Winter 1999).
Review of Dennis Deletant's "Communist Terror in
Romania: Gheorghiu-Dej and the Police State, 1948-1965," in Balkanistica
Review of "Bulgarien-Jahrbuch, 1998-1999" in Balkanistica
15 (forthcoming 2002).
et 'Progres Technologique'" in La
Nouvelle Alternative (July 2002).
Poetry: "ESL" and "Coffee poems" in
Red River Review (November 2001).
Electronic Mailing List Creator & Moderator
Creator and Moderator of the
"Bulgarian_Studies" electronic discussion list which contains over 190
members including such important specialists on Bulgaria and the Balkans as
Maria Todorova, Richard Crampton, Ali Eminov, Philip Shashko, Stefan Krause, and
Fred Chary. For this activity awarded with honorary diploma by the Agency
for Bulgarians Abroad at the Council of Ministers, Republic of Bulgaria
Organizer and panel leader: "Bulgarian Identity:
Scholarly Formations and Foreign Relations" at 6th Annual World Convention
of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (New York, NY: April 2001).
Panel discussant and leader: "Balkan Crisis and
the Muslim World" at 4th Annual World Convention of the Association for the
Study of Nationalities (New York, NY: April 1999).
Delivered paper: "The Crystal Café:
Bulgarian Democratic Rock-n-Roll after 1989," at the Harriman Institute and
East Central Europe Center: Graduate Student Conference: 1989 - 1999
Transformations: Triumph or Tragedy? (New York, NY: February 1999).
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic
American Historical Association
Bulgarian Studies Association
University; New York, NY
Teaching Assistant in History (Spring & Fall 2002)
Vaptsarov Language High School; Shumen, Bulgaria
English & History Teacher (1991-1993)
York University; New York, NY
Teaching Assistant in Philosophy (1990-1991)
Carolina State University; Raleigh, NC
Research Assistant in Sociology (summers 1985 &
Albanian-American Enterprise Fund; New York, NY
Chief Financial Officer (2000-2002)
Giorgio Armani Corporation; New York, NY
Managing Auditor and Senior Accountant
Vice-Chairman of the Westview Tenant's Task Force,
Roosevelt Island, NY
Treasurer of the Albanian Children's Fund, New York, NY
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