Donna Cardarelli

Donna was born and raised in Syracuse, New York. She graduated from Hamilton College with a B.A. in Russian Studies in spring 2002. This year she will explore native Buryat cultural identity issues within the Republic of Buryatia. Specifically, she will study Buryat language preservation, use, adaptation, and change in both public and private
spheres within the Republic. She will be based in Ulan-Ude at Buryat State University. In addition to her interests in Russian language and society, Donna also continues to study Chinese language and Chinese-speaking societies. Her favorite activities include traveling, learning languages, boating, and hiking. She loves dogs, especially her beagle

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