Contributor biographical information for Ukrainians of Chicagoland / Myron B. Kuropas.


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Myron B. Kuropas, Ph.D., was born in Chicago to activist Ukrainian parents and received all three of his degrees in the city: Loyola University (bachelor of science), Roosevelt University (master of arts), and the University of Chicago (doctor of philosophy). He is the author of two major books: The Ukrainian Americans: Roots and Aspirations, 1884-1954 and Ukrainian-American Citadel: The First Hundred Years of the Ukrainian National Association. He has been active in many Ukrainian organizations, including the Ukrainian National Association and the Organization for the Rebirth of Ukraine. During the administration of Pres. Gerald R. Ford, he served as a special assistant for ethnic affairs. In 2004, he was awarded the coveted Shevchenko Freedom Award for his service to the Ukrainian community in America. Dr. Kuropas is currently an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ukrainian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Pictorial works.
Ukrainian Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.