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Dr Tatiana Klikushina


Anton Chekhov Taganrog Institute

Dr Tatiana Klikushina obtained a degree in Philology from Barnaul State Pedagogical University, Russia, writing her thesis on “Structural and semantic peculiarities of the military layer of the modern English Vocabulary” (with Honours). She graduated from Barnaul State Pedagogical University in 2000 with a Diploma of "Teacher of English and German". At the same time, between 1997 and 2000, she also specialized in the theory and practice of translation techniques (Certificate with Honours) at Barnaul State Pedagogical University and became an Interpreter-referent.

Tatiana then began working as a teacher of English at Borisoglebsk State Pedagogical Institute, Russia, where she remained from 2000 until 2008. From 2001 until 2007, she also studied at Tambov State University, working on her dissertation “The principles of special vocabulary systematization (based on the example of Russian and English names of arms and cold steel)”, specializing in Language Theory (with Honours). Her advisors were Dr Goldberg and Dr Boldyrev. She defended her dissertation in 2007 and thereby obtained her PhD in Linguistics.

Since 2008, Tatiana has been working at Anton Chekhov Taganrog Institute, a branch of Rostov State Economic University, Russia. Her current role is as an Associate Professor within the English Department, teaching courses on theoretical English grammar, stylistics, theory and practice of translation, and comparative typology, and acting as an Advisor (2012-2013, 2016-present). Between 2012 and 2013 she was Deputy Dean for academic affairs of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, and was Editor-in-Chief of the students' newspaper between 2010 and 2012. Since October 2017, she has been Head of the Students' Scientific Circle (Actual Problems of Contemporary Translation and Interpretation Studies).