Dr Ksenia Gnevsheva

PhD (University of Canterbury), M.A. (University of Arizona), B.A. (Saratov State University)
Lecturer in Linguistics
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Linguistics 2004
  • Language Studies 2003
  • Language In Culture And Society (Sociolinguistics) 200405
  • Applied Linguistics And Educational Linguistics 200401
  • English As A Second Language 200303
  • Central And Eastern European Languages (Incl. Russian) 200304

Research interests

Ksenia’s main linguistic interest lies at the intersection of sociolinguistics and second language acquisition. Her current work focuses on sociolinguistic variation in bilingual speakers in production and perception. 



I am a Lecturer in Linguistics in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics at the ANU. I hold a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), a M.A. in English as a Second Language from the University of Arizona (USA), and a B.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from the Saratov State University (Russia). Before joining the ANU in 2017, I worked as a Linguistic Scientist in Research and Development at Fluent Scientific, Ltd. In addition to English and Russian, I have significant familiarity with French, Korean, Polish, and Spanish.


Available student projects

I welcome proposals for research in any of the areas listed in the research interests section above. 


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