Eryn Cannon

Eryn Cannon

M.A. Candidate
Russian Program
Eryn Cannon graduated from CU Boulder in 2021 with degrees in Political Science and Russian studies. She is particularly interested in cross cultural comparisons of feminism and the role of women in Russian revolutionary history. As a former LA and current class assistant and tutor for the Russian Department at CU, she is passionate about pedagogy and exploring active and hands-on approaches to language learning as a result of her...
Becca Chavez

Becca Chavez

M.A. Candidate
Russian Program
Becca Chavez graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in creative writing and a minor in Philosophy. During her undergraduate studies she focused on 18 th and 19 th Century literature, writing her thesis on feminist themes in Jane Austen’s novels. As an MA student she is focusing her interests on literature and pop-culture in Russia and Central Asia. In her spare...
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.