Nila Friedberg (2004) Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Russian. Ph.D. 2002
University of Toronto (Canada)
Nila Friedberg received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Toronto in 2002 and was a post-doctoral fellow at the UCLA Slavic Department in 2002-2004. Her interests include linguistic approaches to literature, Russian poetics, Joseph Brodsky's poetry, and language contact. She is the coordinator of the Heritage Russian program at PSU, and teaches Russian phonetics and phonology, Languages of the world, second and fourth year Russian and nineteenth century Russian literature. She has previously taught Russian at the Middlebury College Russian School and UCLA, and taught linguistics and phonetics at the University of Toronto and York University in Canada.
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