Meet our team

 

Olga K. Iriskhanova, Director of SCoDis, professor at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU, professor at the Department of English Stylistics, Doctor of Philology
Research interests: cognitive semantics, distribution of attention in language, discourse studies, multimodal communication, linguistic creativity, communicative strategies of institutionalized communication
Languages: Russian, English, Spanish, Polish
oiriskhanova@gmail.com

Alan Cienki, Director of PoliMod, Professor at MSLU, Associate Professor in English linguistics at the Free University (Vrije Universiteit) in Amsterdam
Research interests: cognitive semantics, slavistics, multimodal communication, verbal communication and gestures, metaphor in multimodal discourse
Languages: English, Russian, German, Dutch, Polish, French, Latin, Hungarian, Bulgarian
a.cienki@vu.nl

Maria V. Tomskaya, Director of the Gender Lab, Assistant Professor at the Department of Linguistics and Professional Communication of Law at the Institute of Economics, Law and Information Management of MSLU, Ph.D.
Research interests: gender linguistics, discourse studies, institutionalized communication, verbal and non-verbal aspects of intercultural communication
Languages: Russian, Yakut, German, English
mtomskaya@rambler.ru

Kira M. Iriskhanova, Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Sign Languages, Chair in English Stylistics, Professor, PhD
Research interests: stylistics, discourse analysis, sign languages
Languages: Russian, English, French
kafstyleeng@yandex.ru

Elena I. Karpenko, Assistant Director of PoliMod, Associate Professor at the Department of Lexicology and Stylistics of the German language at the Faculty of the German Language at MSLU, Ph.D.
Research interests: metaphor, symbol, cultural linguistics, semantics of language signs
Languages: Russian, German, English
elena_karpenko@list.ru

Natalia V. Alekseenko, Ph. D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU, teacher at the Department of Linguistics and Professional Communication in Economics, MSLU
Research interests: cognitive linguistics, gender linguistics, multimodal communication, multimodal film analysis, gesture studies
Languages: Russian, English, French
johnyglist@mail.ru

Ekaterina S. Balakina, student at the Faculty of Humanities and Applied Sciences at MSLU
Research interests: cognitive semantics, discourse studies, multimodal communication, gestures in speech
Languages: Russian, English, French
katushka063@mail.ru

Dominique Boutet, assistant professor at University Paris-8, Ph.D
Research interests: language and gesture studies, corpus studies
Languages: French, English
dominique_jean.boutet@orange.fr

Daria V. Vafina, Ph.D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU
Research interests: cognitive semantics, discourse analysis, theory of humour, verbal communication and gestures, distribution of attention in language
Languages: Russian, English, Japanese
mercyinyou@mail.ru

Valeriya A. Denisova, Ph.D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU, teacher at the Department of Linguistics and Professional Communication in Law, MSLU
Research interests: cognitive linguistics, gender linguistics, event theory, gesture studies
Languages: Russian, English, French
denisova_valeriya@bk.ru

Maria I. Kiose, Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher
Research interests: lexical semantics, contextual semantics, indirect naming in language and text
Languages: Russian, English, Italian, French
maria_kiose@mail.ru

Anna V. Leontjeva, Ph. D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU, teacher at the Department of English Phonetics, MSLU
Research interests: cognitive linguistics, gender linguistics, multimodal communication, gesture studies
Languages: Russian, English, French
lentevanja27@gmail.com

Alina I. Makoveyeva, Ph. D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU, teacher at the Department of Linguistics and Professional Communication in Law, MSLU
Research interests: cognitive linguistics, gender linguistics, multimodal communication, parent/child communication, gesture studies
Languages: Russian, English, French, Spanish
alinamakoveyeva@gmail.com

Aliyah Morgenstern, Professor at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Ph. D
Research interests: acquisition of language, corpus studies, contrastive analysis of languages, pathology, multimodal communication of adults and children
Languages: French, English
aliyah.morgenstern@univ-paris3.fr

Cornelia M. H. Müller, Professor of Applied Linguistics at European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Dr. Habil.
Research interests: dynamic multimodal communication, language and gesture studies, metaphor in multimodal discourse
Languages: German, English
Sekretariat-CMueller@euv-frankfurt-o.de

Andrej A. Petrov, Laboratory Assistant of PoliMod, student at the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation at MSLU
Research interests: semiotics, speech and gestures
Languages: Russian, English, German
petrov.drew@yandex.ru

Natalia Y. Petrova, Ph.D., postdoctoral researcher, Associate Professor at the Department of English Philology of the Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow City Pedagogical University
Research interests: cognitive linguistics, multimodal communication, discourse studies, drama discourse, perspectivization in language
Languages: Russian, English, Spanish, Italian
natalia-yu-petrova@yandex.ru

Olga N. Prokofieva, student at the Faculty of Humanities and Applied Sciences at MSLU
Research interests: multimodal communication, speech and gestures, mass media communication
Languages: Russian, English, German, French
miny-ta@yandex.ru

Anastasia N. Shuvaeva, student at the Faculty of French Language at MSLU
Research interests: speech and gestures, multimodal communication, gestures in political discourse
Languages: Russian, English, German, French
nastushko4@yandex.ru

Anna L. Brattseva, Ph. D. student at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at MSLU
Research interests: terminology, scientific discourse, indeterminacy
Languages: Russian, Spanish, English, German, Portuguese, French
anabellabr@mail.ru

Raymond Becker, Ph.D. student at the University of Bielefeld and at the RWTH Aachen University, MSc Psychology
Research interests: time and language from a cognitive perspective, gestures, working memory, and bilingualism
Languages: German, English
rbecker@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de