Research Assistant Professor, Director of the Language Program
- B.A., MA Kazan University
- Ph. D. Kazan University
Language Work with Chekhov's "The Lottery Ticket" story in an English-Speaking Classroom. https://j-ccses.org/language-work-with-chekhovs-the-lottery-ticket-story.... Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023. ISSN: 2470-1262 (Print), ISSN: 2831-4077 (Online)
Intercultural Communication in the Russian Language Classroom in the USA. "East-West: Crossing Cultures." II World Congress in Real and Virtual Mode at Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan. October, 2019
Student Presentations in the Russian Language Classroom. In: Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science http://j-ccses.org Vol. IV, Issue 4, March 2019, pp. 129-134.
Color and Culture in the Russian Language Classroom. In: Cross- Cultural Studies: Education and Science (CCS&ES) ISSN -2470-1262. Volume 3, September 2018.
Teaching Russian to American Students Through Language Work on Films and Stories About Women. In: Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science. Volume 1. 2017.
Роль словообразования русской разговорной речи в восприятии фильмов американскими студентами. Aspects of the Humanities in Geo-Cultural Space. Istanbul, October 2016.
Developing Conversational Russian Using Voice Tread Outside of Class. In:Socio-Cultural and Philological Aspects of Teaching and Research. Kyoto University, Japan, 2014. pp. 507-511.
Learning Language While Viewing Russian Film. AATSEEL Newsletter. December 2011, pp. 17-18.
Works In Progress
"Lab in the Humanities". Grant received from The Leslie Center for the Humanities at Dartmouth College for the Russian 27 (Intermediate Russian) course, 2017.
Selected Works & Activities
2016,The Leslie Center for the Humanities Grant to explore the topic "The Role of Women in a Changing Russian Society and in the Multi-Ethnic Society of Tatartstan" http://russian.dartmouth.edu/news/alfia-rakova-receives-research-travel-...
2009, European Consortium Grundtvig, Learning Partnership "Languages and Integration through Singing" (Italy, Bulgaria, Rumania, USA).
Russian Vocabulary, Schaum's Outline Series (With Ray Parrott). McGraw Hill, New York, 1999.
Awards & Honors
The Dean of the Faculty Teaching Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Dartmouth and career distinction. 2011.
Certificates of Harvard University Teaching Excellence. 2001-2007.