Natalia Balyasnikova

Natalia Balyasnikova

TEAL Publications Chair (2017-2019)

Natalia Balyasnikova is a PhD Candidate in TESL and a sessional instructor at the University of British Columbia. Natalia collaborates on a range of research and outreach projects with community-based initiatives in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Her dissertation research project explores English language education in community-based settings, and through this work Natalia aims to support older adults learning English as an additional language. In addition to her research, Natalia volunteers as an English Conversation facilitator at UBC Learning Exchange.