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linguistics professor

Ninah Beliavsky, Russian linguistics professor. Achievements include research in child language acquisition and development; research in an artistic approach to teaching college English as Second Language; research in the Mozart Effect in the English as Second Language classroom; research in Vygotsky and Gardner in language learning. Scholarship, Northwestern University, 1984-1987.

Background

Beliavsky, Ninah was born on January 31, 1962 in Moscow. Daughter of Yuri and Eleonora Beliavsky.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Linguistics, University Wisconsin, 1982. Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University Wisconsin, 1983. BPh, University Wisconsin, 1982.

Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Career

Adjunct assistan professor New York University, 1987—1988, Queens College, 1987—1999. Assistant professor St. John's University, 1999, associate professor, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in child language acquisition and development. Research in an artistic approach to teaching college English as Second Language. Research in the Mozart Effect in the English as Second Language classroom.

    Research in Vygotsky and Gardner in language learning.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, books.

Membership

Member board education Congregation Sons of Israel, Woodmere, New York, since 2006, member of re-imagine task force, since 2004. Member of Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, National Council Teachers English, International Linguistics Association (executive committee 2003-2006), American Association Applied Linguistics, American Educational Assn.

Connections

Married Jonathan Twersky, March 27, 1988. Children: Michaella Shoshana Twersky, Delilah Lital Twersky.

father:
Yuri Beliavsky

mother:
Eleonora Beliavsky

spouse:
Jonathan Twersky

children:
Michaella Shoshana Twersky Beliavsky

Delilah Lital Twersky Beliavsky