Anna came to Translation with degrees in Philosophy (Moscow State University), Russian Studies (University of Manchester) and Information Services Management (London Metropolitan University), and work experience from doing translation and/or interpreting jobs at Bechtel, the Home Office, Refugee Action, Transport for London and Westminster Primary Care Trust as well as years of Apprenticeship in Literary Translation at Progress and Raduga, the biggest publishing houses of the former USSR. She joined the Imperial Translation Group as a Visiting Lecturer in 2003.
Anna specializes in teaching Practical Translation (Medical, Technical and Scientific) and contributes to Localization courses as well as supervising MSc Dissertations at Imperial. She also contributes to teaching BA and MA in Applied Translation at London Metropolitan University and to delivering MA (Distance Learning) Translation courses at the University of Portsmouth.
She is a member of BASEES, ITI and CILIP.
Anna is currently carrying out her doctoral research on Domesticating or Foreignizing Translation: Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin in English.