Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Kristine Shmakov

Kristine Shmakov has been teaching Russian at PCC since 1993. She received her BA in Russian from University of Oregon and her MA in Russian Language and Literature from the University of Washington. Kristine has written two textbooks, Welcome: A Communicative Approach to Beginning Russian, and Poidyom: A Communicative Approach to 2nd year Russian, both of which are used in all PCC Russian language courses. She teaches First year Russian, Second year Russian, Second year Russian Conversation, Russian Culture, and Great Russian Writers.

Nataliya Pirumova

Nataliya Pirumova received her Master's degree in Russian language and literature from University of California at Los Angeles. She currently teaches first year Russian at PCC.