- Universitetskaya emb., Build. 11, Office 20
- +7 (812) 328-7732
- Russian (native),
- English (working),
- German (reading proficiency)
- 1991-1996: Undergraduate Program in Semitics, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St.Petersburg State University. Diploma: «Qumran Aramaic (according to Genesis Apocryphon)».
- 2003: PhD Thesis: Word formation in Aramaic (according to Targum Onqelos).
Professional positions and teaching experience:
- Since 2009: Associate Professor, Department of Ancient Orient, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, SPbSU
- 1999-2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Ancient Orient, Faculty of Asian and African Studies, SPbSU
- Akkadian grammar,
- Semitic linguistics,
- principles of cuneiform writing,
- the Bible and the Ancient Near East,
- scribal training in the Ancient Near East,
- Egyptian origins of the Canaanite consonantal script
- Biblical Hebrew
- Amarna letters
- Canaanite consonants’ repertoire in light of the origins of the West Semitic alphabet. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research (ASSEHR), vol. 122. 45th International Philological Conference (IPC 2016). Atlantis Press: 2017. P. 403-406. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).
- Names of the West Semitic consonantal graphemes according to cuneiform sources. In: Studies in the Cultural traditions of the East. Eds.: Cyrill von Büttner, and Natalia Smelova. St.Petersburg, 2016. P.24-38. (Rus.).
- Assyriology and Egyptology in St. Petersburg State University. Curriculum Programs for Undergraduate and Graduate Level Students. Eds.: Adel V. Nemirovskaya, and Natalia V. Makeeva. SPbSU, 2016.
- The Egyptian origin of names and forms of the West Semitic (Canaanite) consonantal graphemes illustrated by mīm/mēm and nūn. Indo-European linguistics and classical philology. XX(2). Proceedings of the 20th Conference in memory of prof. J. M. Tronsky. St.Petersburg, 2016. P.765-775. (co-authored with A. G. Soushchevsky).
- The Egyptian origin of names and forms of the West Semitic consonantal graphemes illustrated by ’aleph: philological and historical approach. Vestnik of St. Petersburg State University. Philology. Asian Studies. Journalism. Series 9, Issue 4. St. Petersburg, 2015. P. 17-34. (Rus., co-authored with A. G. Soushchevsky).
- Jewish Palestinian Aramaic; Classical Mandaic. In: Languages of the World: The Semitic Languages. Eds.: Anna Belova, Leonid Kogan et al. Moscow, 2009. P. 531-562; 626-660. (Rus.).
- Lú as a logogram for mamma in the Standard Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brève et Utilitaires (NABU). Paris, 2008. № 4. P. 110-112.
- Aramaic material in: “Semitic etymological dictionary”. Vol. I: Anatomy of Man and animals. A. Militarev, L.Kogan with the assistance of A.Belova, A. Kovalev, A. Nemirovskaya, D. Nosnitsyn. Münster, 2000.