Irina G. Ovchinnikova
Perm State University
Faculty of Philology
Department of Verbal Communication
15, Bukireva Street, Perm 614990
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Date of Birth
1981 – Perm State University, Faculty of Philology.
1986 – Post-graduate Programme, Leningrad State University.
Аcademic Degrees and Titles
1986 – Candidate of Philology, Leningrad State University.
2002 – Doctor of Philology, Saint-Petersburg State University.
1992 – Reader, Perm State University.
2003 – Professor, Perm State University.
Stages of Professional Career
Assistant, Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics, Perm State University.
Reader, Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics, Perm State University.
Professor, Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics, Perm State University.
Professor, Head of Department of Verbal Communication, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
Professor and Researcher, University of Haifa, Israel.
Membership in Academic Councils, other State and Public Associations
2005-2011 – member of the Executive Committee (Russian Federation representative) of International Association for Study of Child Language.
Member of the Dissertation Council of Perm State University (D. 212.189.11).
Member of Editorial Board of the journal of Linguistic University of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) “Questions of Psycholinguistics”.
Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Perm State Herald. Russian and foreign philology”.
Research Project Management
1. 2005-2007 – The grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the project “Dynamics of linguistic competence in the ages 5-12: long-term discourse investigation”.
2. 2007-2008 – The grant of Russian Foundation for the Humanities, the project “Linguistic, social and cultural space: image of a Russian city in citizens’ consciousness”.
3. 2007-2009 – The grant of Russian Foundation for the Humanities, the project “Individualised associations of significant concepts: Russia from the youth’s point of view”.
4. 2010-2012 – The grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the project “Bilingual variability depending on linguistic (likeness of contacting languages) and neuropsychological (neuropsychological profile of a bilingual person) factors: connectionist modelling”.
Current Research Activities
Investigation of interaction between subcultures within national culture; proving of relative autonomy of the three spheres providing successful social interaction: cognitive, communicative and linguistic; development of the original model of mental lexicon.
Participation in the International Scientific Society for Cognitive Problems.
Research work at Education Faculty of University of Haifa (Israel).
Academic and other Awards
Certificate of Honour of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation for one of the best Russian innovative textbook “Computer modelling of verbal communication”.
Total Number of Publications
Scientific articles – 123.
Monographs – 3.
Textbooks (Study Guides) – 7.
1. Ovchinnikova I.G., Uglanova I.A. Computer modelling of verbal communication. Moscow: Flinta: Science, 2008. – 140 p. (In Russian)
2. Ovchinnikova I. G. Variety of children’s narratives as reflection of individual differences in mental development. Psychology of Language and Communication, 2005. l.9, (1), pp. 29-53. (In English).
3. Ovchinnikova I.G. Russia from Russian youth’s point of view (materials of associative experiment) // Image of Russia from without and from within. Moscow, 2008. pp. 207-212. (In Russian)
4. Ovchinnikova I.G. Reflection of subculture dialogue in the intensional of the concept Intelligent // Questions of Psycholinguistics. 2009. №9. pp. 167-187. (In Russian)
5. Ovchinnikova I.G. Post-Soviet meaning of the sovietism homeless person (bomzh) // The Soviet past and the culture of the present. Yekaterinburg: Ural State University Press, 2009. Vol. 2. pp. 288-303. (In Russian)
6. Ovchinnikova I.G. Dialogue of subcultures (concepts money and business in the young Russians’ consciousness) // I and the Other in text. Perm, Ljubljana, 2009. Iss. 2. pp. 256-280. (In Russian)
7. Ovchinnikova I.G. Specificities of the feminist movement in Israel: politics, culture, language // Perm State University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Iss. 5 (11), 2010, pp. 48-57. (In Russian)
8. Ovchinnikova I.G. On influence of lexical collocations frequency on interrelations of mental lexicon units // Perm State University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Iss. 1 (7), 2010, pp. 25-30. (In Russian)