Translator and conference interpreter with Russian, English, and Hungarian. She graduated from the St. Petersburg State University (Finno-Ugric Studies & English Language), and completed a post-graduate course in English at St. Petersburg University. She is currently doing her Ph.D. on Contemporary Hungarian Drama at the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow). Oxana began working as an interpreter and translator in 1991. Her main topics are economics, legal texts (court interpreter since 1996), art, and music; she also translates books, both fiction and non-fiction. Her teaching experience includes the Department of World Culture at the St. Petersburg University of Culture and Arts (senior English trainer, 2003–2008); the English Department at the Institute of Foreign Languages (Head of Department, 2006–2008). At present, she mainly teaches at St. Petersburg State University (Finno-Ugric Department) and St. Petersburg School of Conference Interpreting and Translation (legal and economic translation, consecutive interpreting).