Rhetoric and Writing
Fulbright FFDP Visiting Research Fellow (Arizona State University)
Second Language Writing; Online Pedagogies; Collaborative Learning; Writing Program Administration; Writing about Writing; Bilingualism and Biliteracy
Sofya earned her first MA in TESOL (2000) from the Ryazan State University (Russia) and her second MA in Education (2004) from the Academy of the Federal Penal Service of Russia. She was teaching English as a foreign language for different majors for 16 years back in her home country.
Currently, Sofya teaches first-year composition courses at UNM and works on her dissertation titled “Virtual Peer Review in the Mixed Writing Classroom.” She served as a curriculum developer for the UNM Lobo Reading Experience program and now serves on the Core Writing Committee.
Sofya has received the Doctoral Conference Presentation Award.