Associate Professor, Department of English and Speech Communication, Belarusian State University

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Elena Korshuk holds a BA in English, French and Programming from the Minsk Linguistics University and a PhD in Psycholinguistics from the Belarusian State University, where she has subsequently taught English for Professional Purposes for over 20 years and has acted as a Reader since 1989. In the last seven years she has also been teaching Intercultural Communication.

Elena has 80 publications in the fields of intercultural communication, bilingualism, psycholinguistics and human rights. In 1999 she received a DAAD research grant (Chemnitz University, Germany), in 2000 a Fulbright Research Grant, and in 2002 and 2003 she participated in the Summer University program and a CRC (Curriculum Resource Centre) session at Central European University in Budapest. She is a Salzburg Seminar alumna (session 410, 2003), and in 2005 became the Educator of the Year at the Baltic University Programme, which includes 193 Universities in 14 countries.

Co-author of Cultural Detective Belarus

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