Daria Molchanova

Daria Molchanova

M.A. Candidate
Russian Program
After graduating from Moscow State University of Culture and Art, Daria was working as a bibliographer and language instructor in different institutions. In 2016, she got her PhD in Russian history researching the aspects of propaganda in Russian popular culture during the Russo-Japanese war. Several years ago Daria founded an educational online platform called Real Russian Club. Today it includes thousands of learners from all over the world.
Daria Ponomareva

Daria Ponomareva

M.A. Candidate
Russian Program
After graduating from Penza State University, Russia, Daria was working as an instructor in English and Russian as a Foreign Language at PSU. In 2018-2019, she was a Russian TA at Lehigh University, PA as part of Fulbright FLTA program. Daria performed research in linguistics and lexicology in Russia. Her interests also include pedagogy, linguoculturology, Russian and English literature.
Madelyn Scarlett

Madelyn Scarlett

M.A. Candidate
Russian Program
Madelyn Scarlett graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelors in Russian and a minor in Astronomy and Astrophysics. She is a member of the Flying Subtitles Collective, an organization which provides free English subtitles to Russian films, including student films from amateur filmmakers at Russian universities. She is interested in environmental policy and culture in Russian-speaking countries, especially those economically dependent on natural resource extraction.