Curriculum Vitae

Where I’m from

New York State

Education and Qualifications

Currently conducting doctorate research
in Second Language Writing Studies (Applied Linguistics)

Universität Bremen, Germany
Thesis advisor: Prof. Hans Krings
November 2013 - present

Master of Arts in Education (Applied Linguistics)

Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.
Distance learning degree program.
December 2007

Cambridge CELTA certification course for teachers of English

Akademie für Fremdsprachen, Berlin, Germany.
September 2002

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, USA.
Majors in Russian Language and Literature, Russian Studies.
1997 – 2001


  • English: mother tongue
  • German: excellent spoken and written (C1)
  • Russian: good spoken and written (B1-B2)

Present job

English instructor and permanent staff member, Fremdsprachenzentrum Bremen, Universität Bremen

  • Planning and organization of coaching and special courses for 
    • administrative staff
    • academic staff
    • doctorate students
    • researchers and teaching staff