Daria Aleeva comes from the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia. She holds a B.A. in Teaching Foreign Languages from Irkutsk State Linguistic University, a master's degree in TESOL from Portland State, and is ABD in Second Language Acquisition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Her interests include language pedagogy, developing teaching materials, community building, and reading in a second language. Language teaching has always been her passion, and she has been teaching Russian since 2007. Aleeva started first as a Fulbright scholar, and then joined the Russian Flagship Program at Portland State. She has also worked for the Russian Flagship in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and at UW-Madison. She is happy and proud to be back at PSU and to teach Russian here, in the place that has become her second home.
Portland State University
ABD Second Language Acquisition
University of Wisconsin-Madison