2018 Outstanding Russian Studies Major

Dr. Murenina and Samantha


2018 Outstanding Russian Studies Major Samantha Grzybek with her mentor Dr. Elena Murenina. Samantha is a double major in Russian Studies and English, with a minor in Linguistics. She is an ambassador of both the Foreign Languages & Literatures and English departments, a recipient of the Bennett Study Abroad to Russia Scholarship and THCAS Study Abroad Scholarship, and one of the Russian language tutors at the Pirate Academic Success Center. Her paper entitled ‘The Morphology, Syntax, and Phonetics of Russian Compared with English’ was recently published in The Lookout Undergraduate Research Journal.