Elena Guglielmi

Elena Guglielmi

Elena Guglielmi

Russian Program Coordinator

Senior Instructor

Russian: Russian Language, Linguistics, Literature and History

Elena Guglielmi is a native speaker of Russian. She has advanced degrees from the Rostov-on-Don Pedagogical University  and from the International Institute at George Mason University. She has been teaching at George Mason University since 2008. Professor Guglielmi has studied at Georgetown University. She has studied English, Russian, and Spanish languages as well as Russian Literature, Philosophy, Economics, Religion and Linguistics. She has studied Spanish at the Havana University in Cuba and Religion and Philosophy in Florence, Italy. In the private sector, she has served as Head Russian Translator for the international law firm Akin, Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld on projects for Exxon, LukOil, Lockheed Martin, Gazprom and Norsk Nikkel.  

Professor Guglielmi is a renowned oenophile as well as an international gourmet. She has traveled to over 60 countries and enjoys archaeology and history. She is a fitness and power boating enthusiast. She is also a classically trained concert pianist. She resides in Fairfax Station, Virginia, with her husband and two children.

Courses Taught

Russ 110 Elementary Russian

Russ 201 Intermediate Russian I

Russ 202 Intermediate Russian II

Russ 302 Russian Conversation and Composition 

Russ 311 Contemporary Soviet Short Fiction 

Russ 327 Survey of Russian Literature

Russ 480 Advanced Russian I

Russ 481 Advanced Russian II