People

Office
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Uku Lember Director S-555 uku.lember@tlu.ee +372 619 9530
Siiri Soidro Head of Studies S-407 siiri.soidro@tlu.ee +372 640 9308
Terje Kalamees Administrative Head S-503 terje.kalamees@tlu.ee +372 640 9317
Maris Peters Internationalisation Coordinator S-408 maris.peters@tlu.ee +372 640 9344
Kerstin Liiva Research Coordinator M-343 kerstin.liiva@tlu.ee +372 619 9535
Helina Puksmann Study Counsellor S-409 helina.puksmann@tlu.ee +372 640 9312
Signe Steinpilm Study Counsellor S-409 signe.steinpilm@tlu.ee +372 640 9376
Eva-Maria Kinkar Study Specialist S-409 eva-maria.kinkar@tlu.ee +372 640 9309
Jana Lehtsalu Study Specialist S-406 jana.lehtsalu@tlu.ee +372 640 9323
Riina Uudemets Assistant A-435 riina.uudemets@tlu.ee +372 640 9126
Merje Olm Training Manager S-406 merje.olm@tlu.ee +372 640 9316
Mall Ümarik Projects Coordinator M-343 mall.umarik@tlu.ee +372 6409 353
Eva Kruuse Research Assistant M-343 eva.kruuse@tlu.ee +372 619 9574
Heli Hiieleek Financial Manager S-554, S-554 heli.hiieleek@tlu.ee +372 640 9256
Ivo Rull Communication Specialist S-506 ivo.rull@tlu.ee +372 6409 335
Liina Taalberg Administrative Assistant S-506 liina.taalberg@tlu.ee +372 619 9555
Jeong Im Kim Study Assistant
Study Area: Asian Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Helen Geršman Lecturer of Middle-Eastern Studies M-318 helen.gersman@tlu.ee +372 6199 538
Rein Raud Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies rein.raud@tlu.ee
Alari Allik Associate Professor M-319 alari.allik@tlu.ee
Lisa Indraccolo Professor of Chinese Studies M-305 lisa.indraccolo@tlu.ee +372 619 9562
Maret Nukke Associate Professor M-313 maret.nukke@tlu.ee +372 619 9546
Miikael-Aadam Lotman Junior Lecturer M-309 miikael-aadam.lotman@tlu.ee
Üllar Peterson Junior Lecturer of Middle-Eastern Studies M-330 ullar.peterson@tlu.ee
Margit Juurikas Teacher of Japanese M-313 margit.juurikas@tlu.ee +372 619 9546
Akiko Masaki(Kadarik) Teacher of Japanese M-313 akiko.masaki@tlu.ee +372 619 9546
Alice Volkonski Teacher of Arabic Language M-330 alice.volkonski@tlu.ee
Karin Dean Associate Professor M-311 karin.dean@tlu.ee +372 619 9545
Rebeka Kalam Project Research Assistant
Karel Jõeleht Project Research Assistant karel.joeleht@tlu.ee
Leslie Leino Visiting Research Fellow M-313 leslie.leino@tlu.ee
Jekaterina Koort Visiting Lecturer M-313 jekaterina.koort@tlu.ee
Study Area: History
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Kaarel Vanamölder Associate Professor of the History of Communication and Applied History M-409 kaarel.vanamolder@tlu.ee
Karsten Brüggemann Professor of Estonian and General History M-404, M-404 karsten.bruggemann@tlu.ee +372 6199 534
Kersti Markus Professor of Art History M-323 kersti.markus@tlu.ee +372 619 9556
Ulrike Plath Professor of Baltic-German studies and environment history M-409 ulrike.plath@tlu.ee +372 6199 525
Tiiu Kreegipuu Lecturer of History and History Didactics M-309 tiiu.kreegipuu@tlu.ee
Mare Oja Lecturer of History and History Didactics M-322 mare.oja@tlu.ee +372 6199536
Hanna-Liis Kaarlõp Junior Lecturer of History Didactics M-322 hanna-liis.kaarlop@tlu.ee
Tuuli Kurisoo Research Fellow M-356 tuuli.kurisoo@tlu.ee
James Montgomery Baxenfield Junior Research Fellow james_montgomery.baxenfield@tlu.ee
Kätlin Jansons Visiting Research Fellow
Lembi Anepaio Junior Research Fellow lembi.anepaio@tlu.ee
Heidi Rifk Junior Research Fellow heidi.rifk@tlu.ee
Study Area: Estonian Language and Culture
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Merilin Aruvee Lecturer of L1 Didactics and Applied Linguistics S-548 merilin.aruvee@tlu.ee +372 640 9318
Anna Verschik Distinguished Professor of General Linguistics S-509 anna.verschik@tlu.ee +372 6409 348
Reili Argus Professor of Estonian Language S-556 reili.argus@tlu.ee +372 640 9319
Piret Viires Professor of Estonian Literature and Literary Theory S-551 piret.viires@tlu.ee +372 6409 339
Luule Epner Associate Professor of Estonian Literature S-541 luule.epner@tlu.ee +372 640 9336
Ave Mattheus Associate Professor of Estonian Literature S-541 ave.mattheus@tlu.ee +372 6409374
Tiina Rüütmaa Associate Professor of Estonian as a Second Language S-501 tiina.ruutmaa@tlu.ee +372 640 9313
Annika Hussar Lecturer of Estonian Language S-556 annika.hussar@tlu.ee +372 640 9319
Annika Viht Lecturer of Estonian Language annika.viht@tlu.ee
Joosep Susi Junior Lecturer of Literature didactics and Estonian Literature S-548 joosep.susi@tlu.ee
Ele Arder Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language S-501 ele.arder@tlu.ee
Annika Bauer Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language S-502 annika.bauer@tlu.ee +372 640 9307
Hiie Rüütel Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language S-502 hiie.ruutel@tlu.ee
Epp Annus Associate Professor S-551 epp.annus@tlu.ee
Piret Baird Junior Research Fellow piret.baird@tlu.ee
Merle Oguz Junior Research Fellow merle.oguz@tlu.ee
Mai Raet Junior Research Fellow mai.raet@tlu.ee
Kristiina Bernhardt Junior Lecturer of Estonian as a Second Language Didactics
Agne Strolyte Visiting Research Fellow agne.strolyte@tlu.ee
Peep Nemvalts Associate Professor
Study Area: Cultural Theory
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Tauri Tuvikene Professor of Urban Studies M-345 tauri.tuvikene@tlu.ee +372 619 9539
Liisi Keedus Professor of Political Philosophy S-510 liisi.keedus@tlu.ee
Eneken Laanes Professor of Comparative Literature S-504 eneken.laanes@tlu.ee +372 619 9551
Hannes Palang Professor of Human Geography M-352, M-352 hannes.palang@tlu.ee +372 619 9557
Igor Pilshchikov Research Professor of Semiotics of Culture and Russian Literature M-310 igor.pilshchikov@tlu.ee +372 619 9561
Marek Tamm Professor of Cultural History M-316 marek.tamm@tlu.ee
Carlo Cubero Irizarry Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology M-314 carlo.cubero@tlu.ee +372 619 9537
Eeva Kesküla Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology M-350 eeva.keskula@tlu.ee
Jaan Lahe Associate Professor of Culture and Religious Studies M-307 jaan.lahe_01@tlu.ee +372 619 9543
Margus Vihalem Associate Professor of Philosophy M-321 margus.vihalem@tlu.ee +372 640 9324
Tõnis Kahu Lecturer M-307 tonis.kahu@tlu.ee
Lauri Linask Lecturer of Cultural Theory S-547 Lauri.Linask@tlu.ee +372 6199 559
Oliver Laas Junior Lecturer of Philosophy S-547 oliver.laas@tlu.ee
Joonas Plaan Lecturer of Anthropology M-314 joonas.plaan@tlu.ee +372 619 9537
Timothy Raymond Anderson Junior Lecturer of Anthropology M-314 timothy_raymond.anderson@tlu.ee
Tatjana Kuzovkina Associate Professor M-310 tatjana.kuzovkina@tlu.ee +372 55 640 987
Teet Teinemaa Visiting Lecturer M-413 teinemaa@tlu.ee
Margaret Anderson Comer Research Fellow S-511 margaret.comer@tlu.ee +372 619 9572
Henry John Mead Research Fellow S-507 henry.mead@tlu.ee
Margus Ott Research Fellow S-547 margus.ott@tlu.ee
Dorota Anita Pluwak Research Fellow S-511 dorota_anita.pluwak@tlu.ee
Emilia Diana Popa Research Fellow S-511 diana.popa@tlu.ee +372 619 9571
Mikhail Trunin Research Fellow M-310 mikhail.trunin@tlu.ee
Andres Karjus Research Fellow in Cultural Data Analytics andres.karjus@tlu.ee
Mila Oiva Research Fellow in Cultural Data Analytics mila.oiva@tlu.ee
Sara Arumetsa Junior Research Fellow sara.arumetsa@tlu.ee
Yan Asadchy Junior Research Fellow yan.asadchy@tlu.ee
Hanna Maria Aunin Junior Research Fellow S-552 hanna_maria.aunin@tlu.ee
Frank Jüris Early-Stage Researcher M-313 frank.juris@tlu.ee
Dana Karjatse-Davidjants Junior Research Fellow dana.karjatse_davidjants@tlu.ee
Mari Laan Early-Stage Researcher mari.laan@tlu.ee
Teisi Ligi Junior Research Fellow teisi.ligi@tlu.ee
Mark Mets Junior Research Fellow mark.mets@tlu.ee
Ksenia Shmydkaya Research Fellow S-507 ksenia.shmydkaya@tlu.ee
Bernadette Šcasna Junior Research Fellow S-552 bernadette.scasna@tlu.ee
Tanya Elena Fernandez Escudero Research Fellow
Johanna Ross Visiting Research Fellow johanna.ross@tlu.ee
Polina Vlasenko Research Fellow
Helena Hanna Juht Research Assistant M-330 helena_hanna.juht@tlu.ee
Kevin Rändi Junior Research Fellow kevin.randi@tlu.ee
Õnne Kask Junior Research Fellow
Hadi Nowandish Project Assistant
Study Area: Western European Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Mari Uusküla Associate Professor of Linguistics and Translation Theory S-505 mari.uuskula@tlu.ee +372 640 9385
Daniele Monticelli Professor of Semiotics and Translation Studies S-525 daniele.monticelli@tlu.ee +372 619 9547
Ene Alas Associate Professor of English Language and Testing S-546 ene.alas@tlu.ee +372 640 9321
Aigi Heero Associate Professor of German and Didactics S-426 aigi.heero@tlu.ee +372 640 9359
Julia Kuznetski Professor of English S-553 julia.kuznetski@tlu.ee +372 640 9320
Anne Lange Associate Professor of Translation Studies S-505 anne.lange@tlu.ee +372 640 9374
Aleksandra Ljalikova Associate Professor of French Didactics S-524A aleksandra.ljalikova@tlu.ee +372 640 9325
Merilyn Meristo Associate Professor of French S-546 merilyn.meristo@tlu.ee +372 640 9303
Ülar Ploom Associate Professor of Italian Literature S-522A ular.ploom@tlu.ee +372 55 641 629
Kristiina Rebane Associate Professor S-523 kristiina.rebane@tlu.ee +372 6409 326
Maris Saagpakk Associate Professor of German Cultural History and Literature S-426 maris.saagpakk@tlu.ee +372 640 9359
Merilin Kotta Lecturer of Spanish Culture S-525A merilin.kotta@tlu.ee
Miriam Anne McIlfatrick-Ksenofontov Lecturer of English Language and English Language Literatures S-524 miriam_anne.mcilfatrick-ksenofontov@tlu.ee +372 640 9544
Juan Carlos Monroy Perez Lecturer of Spanish S-527 carlos.monroy@tlu.ee
Paul Rüsse Teacher of American Literature and English S-427 paul.russe@tlu.ee +372 640 9328
Ülo Siirak Lecturer of Romance Studies S-523 ulo.siirak@tlu.ee +372 640 9326
Kaia Sisask Associate Professor S-523 kaia.sisask@tlu.ee +372 640 9326
Triin Van Doorslaer Lecturer of Translation S-505 triin.van_doorslaer@tlu.ee
Kateryn Rannu Junior Lecturer of French Language and Culture Didactics S-524A kateryn.rannu@tlu.ee
Ana Sofia Chermont de Magalhaes Teacher of Portuguese S-527 ana_sofia.magalhaes@tlu.ee
Mercedes Contreras Lopatina Teacher of English S-402 anna_mercedes.contreras@tlu.ee
Jekaterina Maadla Teacher of Interpreting S-542A jekaterina.maadla@tlu.ee
Aita Taiger Teacher of English S-402 aita.taiger@tlu.ee
Kristiina Tedremaa-Levorato Teacher of Swedish S-402 kristiina.tedremaa@tlu.ee +372 6409 306
Karola Velberg Teacher of Finnish S-424 karola.velberg@tlu.ee
Clara del Rey Visiting Lecturer of Spanish language and culture S-525A clara.del_rey@tlu.ee
Andine Friederike Frick Visiting Lecturer of German S-426 andine_friederike.frick@tlu.ee
Merje Kuusk Teacher S-524 merje.kuusk@tlu.ee
Kristiine Kikas Teacher of English S-402 kristiine.kikas@tlu.ee
Piret Pärgma Junior Research Fellow piret.pargma@tlu.ee
Paolo Schimmenti Teacher of Italian S-523 paolo.schimmenti@tlu.ee
Helis Camara Teacher of English M-402 helis.camara@tlu.ee
Iveta Aare Junior Research Fellow iveta.aare@tlu.ee
Study Area: Russian and East European Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Grigori Utgof Associate Professor of Russian Literature and Literary Theory S-331 grigori.utgof@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
Natalia Tšuikina Associate Professor of Russian S-330 natalia.tshuikina@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Kapitolina Fedorova Professor of Russian Studies S-330 kapitolina.fedorova@tlu.ee
Inna Adamson Associate Professor of Comparative Linguistics and Lexicology S-330 inna.adamson@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Sergei Dotsenko Associate Professor of Russian Literature and Folklore S-331 sergei.dotsenko@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
Irina Moissejenko Associate Professor of Russian Language Didactics S-330 irina.moissejenko@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Boriss Baljasnõi Lecturer of Translation Theory and Practice S-331 boriss.baljasnoi@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
Jelena Raudla Teacher of Russian S-330 jelena.raudla@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Natalija Sindetskaja Teacher of Polish S-330 Natalia.Sindetskaja@tlu.ee
Irina Belobrovtseva Senior Research Fellow S-331A irina.belobrovtseva@tlu.ee +372 640 9332
Ekaterina Batrakova Junior Lecturer S-330 ekaterina.batrakova@tlu.ee
Ilenia Del Popolo Marchitto Junior Research Fellow
Institute of History, Archaeology and Art History
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Karsten Brüggemann Head M-404, M-404 karsten.bruggemann@tlu.ee +372 6199 534
Aet Annist Associate Professor aet.annist@tlu.ee
Magnus Ilmjärv Associate Professor M-402 magnus.ilmjarv@tlu.ee +372 619 9532
Inna Jürjo Senior Research Fellow M-410 inna.jurjo@tlu.ee
Villu Kadakas Associate Professor M-411 villu.kadakas@tlu.ee +372 619 9541
Tiina Kala Associate Professor M-417 tiina.kala.01@tlu.ee
Linda Kaljundi Associate Professor M-415 linda.kaljundi@tlu.ee
Juhan Kreem Associate Professor M-417 juhan.kreem@tlu.ee
Ivar Leimus Associate Professor M-417 ivar.leimus@tlu.ee
Marika Mägi Associate Professor M-410 marika.magi.01@tlu.ee
Anu Mänd Associate Professor M-415 anu.mand@tlu.ee
Priit Raudkivi Senior Research Fellow M-416 priit.raudkivi@tlu.ee +372 619 9528
Atko-Sulhan Remmel Associate Professor atko-sulhan.remmel@tlu.ee
Jaan Undusk Associate Professor M-417 jaan.undusk@tlu.ee
Tõnno Jonuks Research Fellow M-417 tonno.jonuks@tlu.ee
Kati Lindström Research Fellow M-417 kati.lindstrom@tlu.ee
Hembo Pagi Research Fellow M-411 hembo.pagi@tlu.ee
Aivar Põldvee Research Fellow M-417 aivar.poldvee@tlu.ee
Heli Reimann Research Fellow M-417 heli.reimann@tlu.ee
Elle-Mari Talivee Research Fellow M-417 elle-mari.talivee@tlu.ee
Kadri Tüür Research Fellow M-417 kadri.tuur@tlu.ee
Airi Uuna Junior Research Fellow S-522 airi.uuna@tlu.ee
Ruta Bruževica Junior Research Fellow ruta.bruzevica@tlu.ee
Kristo Nurmis Research Fellow M-402 kristo.nurmis@tlu.ee
Liisi Taimre Software Developer
Piia Sandra Sandrak Junior Research Fellow M-411 piia_sandra.sandrak@tlu.ee
Karl Hein Junior Research Fellow karl.hein@tlu.ee
Centre for Landscape and Culture
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Tauri Tuvikene Professor of Urban Studies M-345 tauri.tuvikene@tlu.ee +372 619 9539
Hannes Palang Head M-352, M-352 hannes.palang@tlu.ee +372 619 9557
Marju Kõivupuu Associate Professor M-351, M-351 marju.koivupuu@tlu.ee +372 619 9573
Tarmo Pikner Associate Professor M-344 tarmo.pikner@tlu.ee +372 619 9560
Raili Nugin Associate Professor M-350 raili.nugin@tlu.ee +372 619 9571
Anu Printsmann Research Fellow M-345 anu.printsmann@tlu.ee +372 619 9539
Aleksandra Ianchenko Junior Research Fellow M-356 aleksandra.ianchenko@tlu.ee
Saara Hanna Mildeberg Junior Research Fellow M-356 saara_hanna.mildeberg@tlu.ee
Louise Sophie Sträuli Junior Research Fellow M-356 louise.strauli@tlu.ee
Kadri Kasemets Research Fellow M-350 kadri.kasemets@tlu.ee
Olesia Kornus Visiting Research Fellow
Mirjam Uuskari Research Assistant
Prince Tomar Junior Research Fellow M-344 prince.tomar@tlu.ee
Viktoriia Patsiuk Visiting Research Fellow
Chun Sing Ng Junior Research Fellow
John Allen Buchanan Research Fellow
Djahane Ambrine Zair Project Communication Specialist
Valentyna Kholodok Visiting Research Fellow
Natalia Venherska Visiting Research Fellow
Emeriti
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Tiina Aunin Professor Emeritus tiina.aunin@tlu.ee
Irina Belobrovtseva Professor Emeritus S-331A irina.belobrovtseva@tlu.ee +372 640 9332
Mati Graf Professor Emeritus mati.graf@tlu.ee
Anu-Reet Hausenberg Professor Emeritus S-241 anu-reet.hausenberg@tlu.ee
Otto Jastrow Professor Emeritus otto.jastrow@tlu.ee
Krista Kerge Professor Emeritus krista.kerge@tlu.ee
Pille Kippar Professor Emeritus pille.kippar@tlu.ee
Mihhail Lotman Professor Emeritus M-315 mihhail.lotman@gmail.com +372 619 9548
Rein Veidemann Professor Emeritus S-241 rein.veidemann@tlu.ee
Jüri Viikberg Associate Professor Emeritus S-556 juri.viikberg@tlu.ee
Suliko Liiv Professor Emeritus S-553 suliko.liiv@tlu.ee
Natalja Netšunajeva Associate Professor Emeritus S-330 natalja.netsunajeva@tlu.ee

Visiting Lecturers and Researchers

Name Profession Phone no. Room E-mail
Jaakko Raunamaa Finnish Language Teacher     jaakko.raunamaa@tlu.ee
         

Language Teachers 2022 Autumn

     
Ryan Davis Sullivan Sandberg S-419 ryan_davis_sullivan.sandberg@tlu.ee
Kevin Patrick Molloy S-419 kevinmolloy92@gmail.com
Sevda Özden M-330 sevda.ozden@tlu.ee 
Tatjana Mette S-419 tatjana.mette@tlu.ee
Margarita Bondareva    S-419 margarita.bondareva@tlu.ee 
Mustafa Soysal S-419 mustafa.soysal@tlu.ee
Dawit Hailu S-419 dawit.hailu@tlu.ee 
Elena Samsonova S-419

elena.samsonova@tlu.ee

Kristiine Kikas S-419 kristiine.kikas@tlu.ee
Ursula Theisen S-419

ursula_margarete.theisen@tlu.ee