Alexander M. Schenker is professor of Slavic linguistics at Yale University, author of Polish Declension and Beginning Polish, and editor of Fifteen Modern Polish Short Stories, the latter two published by Yale University Press.
Selected as a 1996 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice
Winner of the Modern Language Association’s 1997 second biennial Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures
"Schenker's years of experience in the classroom are apparent on every page. His scholarship is impeccable; his erudition, formidable. He tells the Slavic story as well as it has ever been told. The Dawn of Slavic is bound to become a classic."—Michael S. Flier, Harvard University