Zhenya Glazanova works as an associate professor at Smolny College, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Science, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, where she works at the Centre for Writing and Critical Thinking and is the director of tutoring program. She teaches Language and Thinking, First Year Seminar and Academic Writing. Her interests include psycholinguistics, psychology, cognitive science and pedagogy. She holds and M.A. in mathematical, structural and applied linguistics and PhD in Psycholinguistics, as well she has a diploma in psychotherapy. Her hobby is making ceramics. Zhenya lives in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.