Shevelʹov, I︠U︡riĭAlternative names
Shevelov, (i.e. I︠U︡riĭ Vologymyrovych Shevel'ov) was born in Łomza, Russian Poland and was a candidate of philological sciences at the University of Khrakov in 1939. He emigrated to Western Europe during the war and received his Ph.D. from the Free University of Munich in 1949. He taught at that university from 1946 to 1949, at the University of Lund, Sweden from 1950 to 1952, and at Harvard from 1952 to 1954. Shevelov then taught Slavic linguistics at Columbia until his retirement in 1977. He served as the editor of the Ukrainian emigre journal "Suchasnist"́ and as president of the Free Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in New York.
From the description of George Y. Shevelov Papers, 1948-1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410526
- Emigration and immigration--20th century
- Soviet Union (as recorded)