Chief editor

  • Zinaida Ye. Fominathe graduate of the Voronezh State University and the University named after Martin Luther (Halle-Wittenberg, Germany);
  • Doctor of Philological Sciences, (The Doctoral Thesis was defended at the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Linguistics, Moscow, 1996);
  • Professor;
  • Hirsch Index: 18;
  • honorable Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation;
  • corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences;
  • the spheres of Scientific Interests – linguistics of emotions, cognitive linguistics, physiological and paremiological researches, ethnolinguistics, theoretical and contrastive linguistics, medialinguistics, etc.;
  • Zinaida Ye. Fomina is one of the founders of the new scientific field in the modern linguistics – emotyolgy (the linguistics of emotions);
  • supervisor of scientific school (under the supervision of Zinaida Ye. Fomina 17 people defended their theses, one scientific work is going to be defended in 2017), 2 people are going to enter doctoral candidacy course;
  • initiated the foundation and conducts supervision of the two education programs of post-graduate course: the theory of languages – 10.02.19 and the German languages – 10.02.04.;
  • the author of more than 320 scientific and scientific-and-methodical works, including 8 monographs, more than 65 works have been published in foreign editions, including the journals registered in Web of Science and Scopus databases. Zinaida Ye. Fomina has no less than 3-4 Higher Attestation Committee publications a year;
  • participant of numerous international and worldwide forums, symposiums, congresses (in France, Italy, Israel, USA, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Japan, Spain, Sweden, South Korea and many others);
  • takes part in 6 international scientific projects, including Berlin-and-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, that is the largest scientific organization in the FRG, and others;
  • has more than 30 foreign scientific grants (DFG, DAAD, ISHR, ÖGG, IVG, GiG and others);
  • member of 20 international scientific societies (in the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Korea Republic, Great Britain and many others);
  • member of Interpreters Union in Russia;
  • Member of Theses Council in VSU on the specialty: German languages – 10.02.04.
  • Supervisor of the state educational additional (licensed) Program “Interpreter in the Sphere of Professional Communication”;
  • the results of the scientific-and-research activity of Zinaida Ye. Fomina are included in the leading foreign bibliographic reference books: in the International Bibliographic Reference Book on Paremiology and Phraseology. 2012, Part 1: A-M, Berlin (Germany), New-York (USA); the journal «Der wissenschaftliche Informationsdienst» (WID) (“Scientific informational service”) of the Federal Institute of the culture and the history of the Germans in the Eastern Europe, Oldenburg (2009) and others.
  • awarded the medal of A.S. Makarenko for the outstanding service in the sphere of education. Has a number of the other significant awards;
  • Included in the Voronezh Historic-and-cultural Encyclopedia: Personalities (chief editor – O.G. Lasunsky, Voronezh, Voronezh Center of Spiritual Revival, 2006. – 519 p.).