Natalia M. Zaika

Research interests

  • typology
  • morphology
  • syntax
  • Basque
  • Lithuanian

Born December, 27, 1980 in St. Petersburg (then Leningrad, USSR)

Education/Qualifications

2011
PhD (docteur ès lettres) from University Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3 (Approche textologique et comparative du conte traditionnel basque dans les versions bilingues de 1873 à 1942 (W. Webster, J.-F. Cerquand, J. Barbier, R. M. de Azkue)», principle advisors Aurelié Arcocha-Scarcia and Viktor S. Khrakovskij, mention très honorable avec félicitations)
2005–2011
PhD student, University Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3
2009
PhD (“kandidat filologičeskix nauk”) from the Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Science (“Verbs with dative arguments in Basque: valence and personality alternation”, principle advisor Viktor S. Khrakovskij)
2004–2005
MA student, University Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3, Basque studies
2002–2004
Collège universitaire français de Saint-Pétersbourg, Literature
2003–2006
PhD student, Institute for Linguistic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
1998–2003
St. Petersburg State University, department of theoretical and applied linguistics
1999–2002
St. Petersburg State University, minor specialization: Baltic linguistics

Positions

2011 — present
Institute for linguistic studies RAS, senior research fellow
2003–2004, 2006–2011
Institute for linguistic studies RAS, research fellow, junior research fellow, laboratory assistant

Teaching experience

2009 — present
St. Petersburg University
Introduction to linguistic typology, morphological typology, functional linguistics, Basque, French
2017 — present
Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg
Linguistic typology