I am based at the Department of
Siberian Indigenous Languages of Tomsk State Pedagogical University, in
I graduated from the Institute of
Foreign Languages at Tomsk State Pedagogical University, in Tomsk, Russia in
1996, majoring in Education (FL teaching), Linguistics and Germanic
I received my first graduate degree of
"Kandidat Nauk" in Philology from Mari El State University, in Yoshkar-Ola,
Russia in 2002. My thesis was dedicated to functional description of Eastern Khanty
non-finite verb forms.
My Ph.D. in Linguistics at the
Department of Linguistics of
University, in Houston Texas, USA was defended in 2006. The thesis work was entitled "A Grammar of Eastern
I am currently an
INTAS YSF 2006
postdoctoral fellow researching the methods of studying language variation
and change exemplified by the western Siberian linguistic area.