Senior Preceptor in Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University
Dr. Egorova holds her Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics from the University of Washington. In addition to her Ph.D. she earned Graduate Certificate in Second and Foreign Teaching. A Russian native speaker, she is an experienced teacher who has taught Russian in both the US and Russia. She has worked with different age groups and program intensity levels. She taught a number of Russian and Slavic linguistics courses, coordinated an intensive summer program at UW and Harvard, as well as taught at Smolny College in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 2015, 2016, and 2017 she received a Certificate of Teaching Excellence from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University.
While she was a graduate student at the University of Washington, Dr. Egorova participated in four UW STARTALK programs in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. During STARTALK 2012, she was a participant of the Teacher Program as well as taught the use of technology in Teacher and Student Programs. In 2013, she was the Program Director for the UW Russian STARTALK Teacher Program and in 2014 she was a Program Director for both UW Russian STARTALK Teacher and Student Programs. In 2016 Dr. Egorova launched the very first STARTALK Student Program at Harvard.