Polyglottist's Founder and Director
Olga is a founder and director of the Polyglottist Language Academy. She holds PhD in French from the University of California, Berkeley where she taught French for six years. She currently holds a French Lecturer position at the University of the Pacific, teaching all levels of French and literature there.
She has a formal pedagogical training in teaching languages, cultures, and literature from UC Berkeley and extensive experience tutoring in different languages to professionals and high school, undergraduate, and graduate students living in the Bay area. She is as experienced in teaching in a big classroom as she is in one-to-one instruction.
She has also studied Old French, Spanish, Latin, and Italian. Her interests include French Medieval and Early Modern literature, animal studies, the history of early modern political philosophy, classical moral philosophy, historiography, Latin, opera, and art.