Multilingual language acquisition and socialization

I research on multilingual language acquisition and socialization. Using videography and methods of interactional linguistics, I document children’s linguistic and social development in peer-centered and child-adult interactions, particularly in the institutional setting of preschools.

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  • 2015-2018
    Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • 2015
    PhD, Applied Linguistics, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • 2009
    M.A. Asien-Afrika-Institut Hamburg University (Germany)
  • 2006
    B.A., Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg State University (Russia)


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Children’s language acquisition in preschool amid multilingualism 


Teaching courses and supervise students in the Master of Social Science in Child Studies programme.

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