Dr. Klimanova is Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Technology at the University of Arizona and a faculty member at the doctoral program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). Her doctoral dissertation was devoted to the issues of identity enactment in language exchange chatrooms and social networking platforms. She is a recipient of 2015 ACTFL/MLJ Emma Marie Birkmeier Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation Research in Foreign Language Education. Her current research focuses on social and psychological aspects of multimodal identity representation in multilingual online chat, telecollaboration, and the digital humanistic frameworks of learning. Dr. Klimanova’s recent projects examine the role of digital experience in cultural learning within the framework of digital humanistic pedagogy. She currently serves as associate chair of CALICO CMC SIG, and executive committee officer and sector head at AAUSC (American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Language Programs).
Klimanova, L. (in press). The phenomenology of experiencing oneself online: Critical dimensions of identity and language use in virtual spaces. In M. Freiermuth & N. Zarrinabadi (eds.), Technology and Language Learner Psychology (Series editors: Mark Warschauer and Mark Peterson). London, UK: Bloomsbury.
Klimanova, L., & Bondarenko, M. (2018). Problematizing the notion of the beginning L2 Writer: The case of text-based telecollaboration. In J. Demperio, M. Deraîche, R. Dewart and B. Zuercher (Eds.), L’Enseignement-Apprentissage de l'Écrit / Current Trends in the Teaching and Learning of Written Proficiency (pp. 64-89). Éditeur: Université du Québec à Montréal, UQAM Press.
Klimanova, L., & Bacharina, O. (2015). Using Web 2.0 Technologies in intensive-immersive L2 learning environments: Theory and Praxis. In Russian Language and Culture: Studies, Methods, Approaches, and Interpretations (Sovremennoe russovedenie) (pp.195-225), Moscow, Russia: URSS.
Klimanova, L., & Dembovskaya, S. (2013). L2 identity, investment, and social networking in a Russian class. Language Learning & Technology. 17(1), 69-88.