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Olesya Kisselev

Olesya Kisselev

Research Assistant, CLA


  1. B.A, M.A., Philology and Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages, Buryat State University, Russia
  2. M.A., TESOL, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon


Before coming to Penn State, Olesya was an instructor and curriculum- and materials-developer in the Russian Flagship Program at Portland State University. Olesya’s research interests include corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, especially as they apply to the study of second language and heritage language acquisition.