Degree: Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1987.
Dissertation: "The Syntax of the Genitive Case in Slavic."
Specialties/Research Interests: Russian morphology and syntax; case in the Slavic languages; linguistic theory and semiotics; Russian-English linguistic relations; Bulgarian linguistics; Hungarian linguistics.
Current project(s): Awareness of English vocabulary and grammar in Russian culture.
Courses regularly taught:
- Structure of Russian 1-2.
- Russian word formation.
- History of the Russian literary language.
- Readings in Russian culture, history, and society.
- Semiotics of advertising.