Mentor List

The people listed below are experts in particular fields of interest to people creating Slavic and Eastern European personae. Some of them have received awards and been recognized within the Society for their work (others have worked more quietly). They have listed themselves here because they are willing to be contacted to share their knowledge or information with others in the Known World.

 

If you would like to have your own name and contact information listed here as an expert, please complete the application form. All applications will be reviewed for their appropriateness in this listing before being published.

 


 

SCA Name Asfridhr Ulfvidhardottir

Modern Name

Rebecca Lucas
Geographic Vacinity Lochac (Melbourne, Australia)
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

quokkaqueen@hotmail.com

Area of Expertise Early (9-13th century) Finnish and Baltic costuming, particularly female.
Relevant Awards Golden Lilies [Lochac, 2007] (for Baltic Clothing)

 

SCA Name Istvan Valkai

Modern Name

Charles Stefanich
Geographic Vacinity Middle
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

ivalkai@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise Migration era Magyar garb
Relevant Awards Willow [Middle, 2009] (for research and creation of migration Hugarian clothing)

 

SCA Name Magdalena Gdanska

Modern Name

Daria Hayman
Geographic Vacinity East (Harrisburg PA)
Preferred Method of Contact Email or surface mail
Contact Information

4925 Lancaster Street

Harrisburg PA 17111

panimagdalena56@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise Russian research, Polish women's Clothing, early 16th C Poland, history of Russian iconography and writing (painting) Russian icons
Relevant Awards AoA [East] (for Polish research)

 

SCA Name Marija Kotok

Modern Name

Marilyn Kinyon
Geographic Vacinity AEthelmearc, Sylvan Glen
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

mamalynxx@gmail.com

Area of Expertise Slavic and Kievan illumination, Slavic tribes, Slavic daily life
Relevant Awards Keystone [AEthelmearc, 2005] (for illumination and calligraphy); Sycamore [AEthelmearc, 2007] (for illumination and calligraphy)

 

SCA Name Mordok Timofeivich Rostovskogo

Modern Name

Tim Nalley
Geographic Vacinity Middle (Dayton OH)
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

mordakus@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise Moscovite Russia: costuming, decoration, fur trade and use, research
Relevant Awards Willow [Middle,1997] (for Russian costuming & research); Laurel [1999] (for Russian costuming & research)

 

SCA Name Paul Wickenden of Thanet

Modern Name

Paul Goldschmidt
Geographic Vacinity Northshield (Southern WI)
Preferred Method of Contact Email or surface mail
Contact Information

5625 Highland Way

Middleton WI 53562

goldschp@tds.net

Area of Expertise Russian onomastics, Russian research
Relevant Awards Silver Oak [Middle, 1995] (for Russian onomastics)

 

SCA Name Sfandra Dmitrieva Chernigova

Modern Name

Kasey Myers
Geographic Vacinity East (Boston MA)
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

seonaid13@yahoo.com

Area of Expertise Kievan Era: history, clothing, daily life, economics, politics.
Relevant Awards

Court Baroness & GoA [East, 2007] (for providing Russian costuming for the Royal reign & court) ; Maunche [East, 2007] (for russian costuming & studies)

 

SCA Name Sofya la Rus

Modern Name

Lisa Kies
Geographic Vacinity Calontir (Mason City IA)
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

2410 S Jefferson Ave

Mason City IA 50401

lkies@jumpgate.net

Area of Expertise Early Russia, esp. clothing, arms and armor, food, architecture, translation
Relevant Awards

Willow [Middle, 2006] (for Russian Costuming); Leather Mallet [Calontir, 2007] (for Russian Studies)

 

SCA Name Zygmunt Nadratowski

Modern Name

Tom Nadratowski
Geographic Vacinity Middle Kingdom (Jackson MI)
Preferred Method of Contact Email
Contact Information

panzygmunt@gmail.com

Area of Expertise 16-17th century Poland; Late SCA-period Polish costuming and research; Late period Polish culture.
Relevant Awards

Willow [Middle, 2005] (for Polish research)

 

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