Doctor of Philology, Professor, Director of the Research Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication of the TransBaikal State University (Chita, Russia).
Graduated from the Irkutsk State University. A. Zhdanova with a degree in Russian Philology, in parallel graduated from the Irkutsk State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages. Ho Chi Minh (English). Returning to Chita, in 1971 she went to work at the Chita Pedagogical Institute, went from assistant to professor. Scientific specialization – philologist-Americanist.
In 1978 she defended her Ph.D. thesis in American theater and drama (Moscow, MOPI), in 1996 – her doctoral dissertation in the literature and culture of the Mexican-American community in the USA.
Sphere of scientific interests
– multiculturalism in language, literature and art of different countries
– intercultural communication
Founder of a scientific school doing research in the area of multiculturalism in language, literature and art of different countries.
Delaware (USA): 1989
New Mexico (USA): 1995
California (USA): 1998 – 1999
Scientific supervisor of two graduate programs in philology
Supervision of 13 postgraduate (research) dissertations
Co-chairman of Assembly of the peoples of Transbaikalia (since 2011).
The Order of Friendship (1999)
The Medal “For Services for the Chita Region” (2001)
The Sign “Honourable Worker of Higher Education” (1989)
Honorary title “Founder of Research School” (2009)