Alfia Rakova

|Research Asst Professor
Academic Appointments

Research Assistant Professor, Director of the Language Program


Reed, Room 201
HB 6085


  • B.A., MA Kazan University
  • Ph. D. Kazan University

Selected Publications

  • Motivation and Teaching Speaking Skills to American Students. Volume 9, Issue 1, March, 2024. In Cross-Cultural Studies: Education and Science ISSN:2470-1262 (Print), ISSN:2831-4077 (Online)

    Language Work with Chekhov's "The Lottery Ticket" story in an English-Speaking Classroom. 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 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.

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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.

Selected Works & Activities

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.