Dr Svetlana Sokolova

Dr Svetlana Sokolova
Dr Svetlana Sokolova is Associate Professor at The Arctic University of Norway and part of Visiting Scholars for Out Of Our Minds

Dr Svetlana Sokolova is an Associate Professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, and a member of the research group CLEAR (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian). Her main research areas involve cognitive grammar, corpus and historical linguistics with major focus on Russian morphology and syntax. From a theoretical perspective, she is interested in linguistic variation and rivalry as a result of both psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic factors. From a practical perspective, she addresses the issue of how empirically based cognitive linguistics can be used in second language learning and in developing strategic language teaching materials.