World Languages and Literatures, Russian
Lecturer of Russian
Russian Area Chair
Russian Area Advisor
Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Zimakova earned her M.A. from Moscow State University, Ph.D. from the Russian Academy of Sciences, and completed McArthur post-doctoral training at the University of Michigan. Research interests include distance learning, Russian film, Russian for business and Russian society and institutions. Dr. Zimakova has published more than 50 articles and book chapters and written both textbooks and scripts for Russian language and culture videos.