Prof. Dr. Nikola Moravcevic, Dr. h.c, CC, Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. Professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Founder and Head of the Slavic Department (1968-81) and Vice-Chancellor (1981-988) at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Honorary Doctorate from the University of Wroclaw in Poland (1980). Founder and Editor of the American Scholarly Journal “Serbian Studies” (1980-94). Member of several American and international scholarly associations. Born in 1935 in Zagreb. Married, no children. Resides in Chicago and Belgrade, Serbia.
Author of some 200 scholarly articles, essays and critical reviews concerning Russian, French and Serbian Literatures, published in various essay collections, ecyclopedias and such American and Canadian scholarly journals as: Comparative Literature, Slavic and East European Journal, Canadian Slavic Studies, Russian Literature, Drama Critique, Drama Survey, Comparative Drama, World Literature Today, Comparative Literature Studies, L’Europe du Sud-Est, Serbian Studies amd Slavic Review. Author of historical novel “Albion, Albion” (1994,1998) and large number of articles and notes in newspapers and journals of general interest.