Natalia Dolgova (née Jacobsen)

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Natalia Dolgova (née Jacobsen)

Teaching Associate Professor of EAP



801 22nd Street NW DC 20052

Professor Natalia Dolgova (Jacobsen) is a Teaching Associate Professor of English for Academic Purposes. Prof. Dolgova has been teaching in the GWU EAP Program full-time since Fall 2013. She holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Georgetown University and an MA in English Linguistics from George Mason University. Her doctoral dissertation focused on applying cognitive linguistic theory to the instruction of advanced English learners. Prior to starting at GWU, she taught advanced learners of English in the Georgetown Law Center and worked at the Center for Applied Linguistics. Since Fall 2014, Prof. Dolgova has been teaching and coordinating EAP 6111 at GWU. She has also been involved in helping create the Applied English Studies Program (AES@GW), which debuted in Summer 2015.

Her recent research projects focused on conducting a pedagogical needs analysis (as defined/informed by task-based language teaching) in the field of Statistics and on applying current corpus and cognitive linguistic theory to second language instruction.

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