Language Lab Instructor in Russian and faculty member of Russian House

Tamara’s passion is finding ways to maintain and immerse both heritage speakers and learners of Russian as a foreign language into Russian language and culture. Originally from Saint Petersburg, Russia, Tamara lives in the Twin Cities. She holds a BA in teaching languages, MA in applied linguistics, and has over 15 years of experience in language teaching, translating, managing multilingual projects and trainings. She owns and operates a translation agency as well as runs a Russian immersion camp in the Twin Cities. Tamara loves traveling and fitness, organizing events in the Russian community, and trying new things.