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Dr. Ekaterina Rakhilina

Russian: Екатерина Владимировна

rakhilina[insert @]gmail.com

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Publications on Academia

Areas of Expertise

Professor and Head of the School of Linguistics at HSE University, Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Culture of Russian Speech at the V. V. Vinogradov Russian Language Institute, member of the editorial board of the journal "Voprosy Jazykoznanija", member of the expert council of the Higher Attestation Commission under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in Philology and Art Studies.

Member of Academia Europaea.

Since 2018 — participant and co-organizer of linguistic field trips to Pamir.

Areas of Interest and Projects

Semantics, lexicology, corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, construction grammar, lexical typology, history of the Russian language.

Russian National Corpus, Moscow Lexical Typology group, Russian Constructicon, Pragmaticon, Русский язык XIX в.

Education and Academic Degrees

Specialist Degree in Structural and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Lomonosov Moscow State University (with honors)
Postgraduate Studies, All-Union Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (supervisor: Dr. Elena Paducheva)
April 1988
Defense of Candidate Dissertation in the field of 10.02.19 ("General Linguistics") on the topic "Question Elements in Human-Machine Dialogue" at the Institute of Linguistics of the USSR Academy of Sciences
July 1991
International Summer School on Computational Linguistics (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
October 2000
Defense of Doctoral Dissertation in the field of 10.02.19 ("General Linguistics") on the topic "Cognitive Analysis of Nouns: Semantics and Collocations" at the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Former positions

Section of theoretical problems of informatics (logical language analysis group), in after years Section of Linguistic Studies of All-Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Moscow (senior assistant — section head)


Since 2011
School of Linguistics, HSE University (Moscow)
Institute of Linguistics, Russian State University for the Humanities (Moscow)
Division of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Moscow State University (Moscow)

Courses taught include "Лексикография предметных имен", "Семантические модели: пределы формализации", "Introducing cognitive semantics", "General semantics", "Lexical semantics", "Semantics of genitive from a typological perspective"; "Construction grammar", "Sematic aspects of the negative genitive construction in Russian", "Проблемы описания аргументной структуры", "Construction grammar", "Русский язык XIX века".

Full CV can be found here.