1. In September of 2021, Golosa. A Basic Course in Russian. Book 1 and Student Workbook for Book 1 were submitted to Routledge Publishers.
In May 2020, my co-authors, R. Robin and K. Evans-Romaine, and I signed a contract for the 6th edition of "Golosa", A Basic Course in Russian, Books 1 and 2, and Student Activities Manuals for both textbooks, with Routledge Publishers. The new edition is slated for release in Spring 2022. It is expected to have a major impact on the field.
In May 2020, the first draft of the textbook "Aspect in Russian" has been completed and submitted for review to Slavica Publishers. I have been working as a co-author of Prof. R. Robin on this book since 2017. It is the ultimate textbook for issues of Russian verbal aspect, the most difficult feature of Russian grammar. The book will be used at the Intermediate and Advanced levels.
My key achievements in research are three revised editions (3-5) of the textbook that I coauthored with R. Robin and K. Evans-Romaine "Golosa", A Basic Course in Russian, Books 1 and 2, and Student Activities Manuals related to both books. They were published in 2003-2013 by Pearson Education, NJ, and have been the world's best-selling Russian language textbook.
In 2014, I co-authored Advanced Russian Textbook "CIBER Business Russian", Amazon Kindle. The textbook is on general topics with a business orientation and has been in use at GW and four other universities.
2. I have a lot of experience in teaching Russian and English for foreign students. In GW, every year I have six classes at different levels of Russian, and receive high evaluations. A lot of my students choose Russian as their major or minor.
3. For many years I have been Coordinator of the Basic Russian courses SLAV 1001-1004 and the Intermediate Russian SLAV 2005-2006 where I am responsible for creating curriculum and class plans and supervising the work of part-time instructors.
4. In 2001, I was a recipient of Bender Teaching Award.
5. Since 2000, I served as Advisor in the Honor Society "Dobro Slovo" and in the Departmental Russian Club.