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- Lecturer, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
A native speaker of Russian and Ukrainian, Svitlana Melnyk received her PhD in Philology from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University in 1996 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Svitlana specializes in sociolinguistics and bilingualism and she has published a number of articles examining linguistic minorities and the intersection between bilingualism and State policies in both Russia and Ukraine. Her current project examines how language policy in Ukraine is implemented in the sphere of education. Svitlana is also a certified ACTFL OPI Tester.
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