Evgeny Dengub

Lecturer in Russian

Evgeny Dengub

Contact & Office Hours

Hatfield Hall 303



Ph.D., M.A., Bryn Mawr College

M.A., B.A., Khabarovsk Pedagogical University


A native speaker of Russian, Evgeny Dengub holds a doctorate from Bryn Mawr College in Second Language Acquisition in Russian.

He is the co-author of two Russian language textbooks: Russian for Advanced Students and Panorama: Intermediate Russian Language and Culture as well as the language learning supplement to Russian Life magazine. He has also co-authored an annotated Russian reader based on the short story by V. Tokareva About That, Which Did Not Happen

Dengub has created and led a variety of workshops and trainings for teachers both in Russia and the United States and has supervised the work of teaching assistants at Amherst College and University of Massachusetts. In summer 2015 he directed a STARTALK Institute for teachers of Russian at Middlebury College Russian School where he has worked as a lead instructor and a testing coordinator for a number of years. 

With Susanna Nazarova, he is the co-founder of the award-winning online resource center TeachRussian.org which now includes over a hundred published activities, lesson plans, tests and other materials for Russian teachers across the globe.

As an active OPI, OPIc and WPT tester and rater, Dengub possesses thorough knowledge of ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, the oral proficiency test protocol and proficiency-based instruction.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Councils of Teachers of Russian (ACTR).

Selected Publications

Panorama: Intermediate Russian Language and Culture. Georgetown University Press, 2014.

Russian for Advanced Students. Dunwoody Press, 2013.