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Svetlana Xu

Senior Professorial Lecturer
World Languages and Cultures

  • Dr. Xu has an extensive background as a linguist in both Chinese and Russian, with an emphasis in the areas of philosophy, literature, culture and communication.

    Possessing an impressive academic background, Dr Xu has degrees that include a PhD from the Gorky Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow; a Master of Arts in Russian Studies from American University, Washington, DC; and a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language and Russian Studies from East China Normal University in Shanghai, China.

    Currently Dr. Xu is a full-time Chinese instructor at American University in Washington, DC. In addition to full-time teaching, Dr. Xu is active as a consultant specializing in global communications, marketing, management and translation.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Gorky Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow; MA Russian Studies, American University, Washington, DC; BA , Russian Language and Russian Studies from East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
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