Albina Khabibulina is a PhD student in TESOL and World Language Education. She holds an M.A. in TESOL and Secondary Education from West Virginia University (WVU). In 2007-2008, she taught Russian at the University of Montana (UMT) as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant. After spending a year at UMT, she has taught Russian at WVU, UGA, and in the intensive immersion program of the summer Russian School at Middlebury College. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, and photography.