Benjamin Rifkin

Benjamin Rifkin is professor of Russian at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. His teaching and research interests lie in foreign language education, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, and contemporary Russian film. Rifkin has published over two dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals both in the USA and Russia, as well as chapters in edited volumes on these topics, and is the author or co-author of textbooks for Russian including Advanced Russian through History (Yale University Press) and Panorama: Intermediate Russian Language and Culture (Georgetown University Press).