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Description of research and teaching


  • University courses on history of the Russian language, Russian grammar, corpus linguistics, general linguistics, computer linguistics
  • Invited guest lectures in different universities (Harvard, Peking University, Iowa State University, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Saint-Petersburg State University, etc.)


  • Corpus linguitics, cognitive linguistics, historical linguistics, teaching methodology, heritage language, plagiarism detection

Education/Academic qualification

Russian language, Adj. Professor, University of Helsinki

External positions

Lecturer, Davis Russian school, Middlebury college, USA

1 Jul 201720 Aug 2017

Visiting scholar at Harvard University (Fulbright Senior Scholar program)

1 Aug 201531 Dec 2015

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Quantitative approaches to the Russian language

Kopotev, M. (ed.), Lyashevskaja, O. (ed.) & Mustajoki, A. S. (ed.), 2018, Abingdon: Routledge. 220 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issue

Russian challenges for quantitative research

Kopotev, M., Lyashevskaja, O. & Mustajoki, A., 2018, Quantitative approaches to the Russian language. Kopotev, M., Lyashevskaya, O. & Mustajoki, A. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 3-29 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Collocations and near-native competence: Lexical strategies of heritage speakers of Russian

Kopotev, M., Polinsky, M. & Kisselev, O., 2018, (Submitted) Balancing bilingualism: linguistic implications of input limitations. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

«Х есть Х» значит «Х это Х»? Ищем ответ в синхронии и диахронии

Translated title of the contribution: Does “X est’ X” mean “X eto X”? Looking for an answer in synchrony and diachronyKopotev, M. & Vilinbakhova, E., 2017, In : Voprosy âzykoznaniâ. 3, p. 110-124 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Evaluation Tracks on Plagiarism Detection Algorithms for the Russian Language

Kopotev, M., Smirnov, I. V., Kuznetsova, R., Lyashevskaja, O., Kutuzov, A., Ivanova, L. & A., K., 2017, Computational Linguistics and Intellectual Technologies: Proceedings of the International Conference “Dialogue 2017”. Moscow, Vol. 16 (23). (Kompʹûternaâ lingvistika i intellektualʹnye tehnologii; vol. 16, no. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access




Proceedings of the international conference Bilingual Education: Theory and Practice (Event)

Mihail Kopotev (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research anthology/collection/conference proceedings

Co-supervisor of a PhD student at the Dept. of Modern lang.

Mihail Kopotev (Co-supervisor)
30 Oct 20141 Jan 2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Organizing Committee of the CIMO Winter School (External organisation)

Mihail Kopotev (Board member)
2016 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

ASLA-Fulbright Research Grants for a Senior Scholar

Mihail Kopotev (Recipient)
1 Aug 201531 Dec 2015

Activity: Other activity typesPrizes and awards - Prizes and awards

Slovo. Journal of Slavic Languages and Literatures (Journal)

Mihail Kopotev (Member of editorial board)
Aug 20122020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal