Ekaterina (Katya) Lukianova is a program officer at the Kettering Foundation. She has a longstanding interest in linguistic approaches to the study of public dialogue. She is involved in KF research on the use of deliberation in university settings. She is also among the organizers of Kettering’s international learning exchanges, known as Deliberative Democracy Institutes.
Prior to joining the Kettering Foundation, Lukianova was an associate professor in the Department of English Language and Culture at Saint Petersburg State University, Russia. She taught a variety of ESL classes, including a two-semester course on deliberative opinion writing. She also taught American studies to undergraduate students and led a graduate seminar on values and public discussion in the United States.
Lukianova holds an MA degree in English and teaching English as a second language (TESL) and a PhD from Saint Petersburg State University.