2018 – current – Senior Lecturer, the Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University.

    2017 – 2018, Post-Doc., Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Haifa (supervisor Dr. Rama Novogrodsky) project title “Linguistic abilities of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI), children with High Functioning Autism (ASD), and children with Hearing Impairment (HI): a comparative study.”

    2016 - 2017, Post-Doc., Bar-Ilan University, GIF Grant (PI: Dr. Galit W. Sassoon): Dimensions and gradability in grammar and cognition: a behavioral and ERP study on language processing. ( in collaboration with Dr. David Anaki).

    2015  - 2018  – External Lecturer, the Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University.

    2013 – 2018 - External Lecturer, Department of Communication Disorders (Language and Speech Pathology and Audiology), Hadassah College

    2014 – 2016 - Consultant - ISF 863/14– PI1 “Disentangling Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and socioeconomic influences on language acquisition and emergent literacy among preschool children with and without SLI from two bilingual disadvantaged populations"

    2013 – Teaching Assistant – Psycholinguistics (BA Program), Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University.

    2011-2014  – Research  Coordinator - GIF 1113/2010 “How can a teacher tell if a bilingual child has language impairment: A study of the language of Russian-Hebrew and Russian-German migrant children in preschool and school years”.


    2012 – 2016, PhDDepartment of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University. PhD Dissertation: Linguistic profiles of

    bilingual Russian-Hebrew speaking children: effects of bilingualism and SLI (advisor: Prof. Sharon Armon-Lotem)

    2007 – 2011 MA (Summa Cum Laude), Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar-Ilan University.  Thesis: Discourse Markers in Narrative of Bilingual Russian-Hebrew speaking pre-school children. (advisor: Prof. Joel Walters).

    1994-1999 BA, English Department, Moscow State Pedagogical University (Russia).



    2017 - Internship – City University of New York (CUNY), The Graduate Center and College of Staten Island. (Dr. Irina Sekerina) "Acquisition of Case morphology in bilingual Russian-Hebrew speaking children: an eye-tracking study".

    2008-2010 – Research Assistant -  BMBF funded project “Language Acquisition as a Window to Social Integration among Russian Language Minority Children in Germany and Israel.”



    2018 The tri-annual Alon Fellowship for outstanding young faculty

    2017 The Israeli Academy of Science and Humanities: An internship award

    2017 Institutional Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Haifa

    2017 Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 26 (FASL26): conference travel award

    2017 COST IS1406 “Enhancing children's oral language skills across Europe and beyond”: training school award

    2015 Bar-Ilan Rector Prize for Excellence in Academic Studies

    2014 Wolf Fund Scholarship for Academic Excellence

    2012 Bar-Ilan University President's Scholarship to Outstanding PhD Students

    Last Updated Date : 11/12/2022