WorkAssociate Researcher, WIDA Consortium, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
About Multilingual educator and a never-ending language learner. Native speaker of Ukrainian and Russian, grew up as a linguistic minority in my own land which led me to be passionate about language rights and linguistic profiling. I later studied German and wrote my dissertation in my fourth language, English. At some point, dabbled in Spanish, Japanese, and most recently, Dutch. Being a multilingual person, I am interested in cross-lingual transfer, language hybridity in fourth or fifth language acquisition processes.
I am an eclectic person with various interests, however, they are all centered around languages, linguistic rights, cultural and linguistic diversity and high quality educatio...