• I was born in France and I grew up in the Russian emigre community. Russian was my first language, read and written as well as spoken -- it was the language used with my family, at church, with friends. 

    I've moved to the US after college, and to Texas a few years later. 

    • Folklore
    • Russian language
    • The Culture of Russia
    • Russian Cinema
    • Russian Literature
    • Faculty adviser to the Russian club.