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, French literature, cinema, and Spanish beginner classes there. Olga also holds a position of a Summer Program Director in Antigua, Guatemala.
Olga has a formal pedagogical training in teaching languages, cultures, and literature from UC Berkeley and extensive experience tutoring in three 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, 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.
Additionally, Olga is a passionate world traveler. She studied in three different countries and visited 20 countries.