Adjunct Language Professor
An experienced foreign language instructor, Linna Liberchuk currently teaches Russian at The Institute of World Politics.
Her academic research has focused on Russian linguistics, sociolinguistics, professional business communication, Internet and language, and foreign language education. Her books, textbooks, Kindle edition of a textbook, and articles have been published in the Russian Federation, Great Britain, New Zealand, and the USA. She also coordinated research projects and presented lectures on diverse interdisciplinary topics in professional and academic settings.
She earned her Ph.D. in Russian & Comparative Linguistics from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia in 1985. She has also attended Strayer University, where she earned two Master's in Business Administration and Education in 2008. She was rewarded with grants by the Institute of International Education (2006), the American Councils on Education (2012), and the Summer Research Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2013).
Since the mid-1990s, she has been traveling within the United States to give presentations on the topics of codification of Russian language, language personality, and a role of the Internet technology in speech. Her latest lecture was on the topic "How technological, economic and social-cultural transformations determine migrants' language skills in the global labor market" presented in the New York University, NY in April 2016.
Most recently, she has been teaching as a language professor with the International Center for Language Studies (ICLS) located in Washington, D.C. She has past experience as a foreign language professor at the University of Massachusetts, American University, and the Military Language Institute (DLI) in Washington, D.C.
CoursesAdvanced Russian I
Advanced Russian II
Beginning Russian I
Beginning Russian II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Publications100 Words about the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution and the Reform of Russian Orthography
On Language, Political Power and the Regulation of Russian Orthography