Strategic Security &
Russian Language Faculty
Dr. Yelena Francis is from St. Petersburg, Russia, and has a PhD in Russian Philology, specializing in Russian Language and Literature. Francis’ teaching experience spans 17 years, including 11 years of teaching Russian Language at all levels, both online and in a classroom. She also has experience teaching subjects related to the Russian Studies program: Russian Culture & Society, Russian Literature, History of Russian Cinematography, and Russian Folklore.