People

Office
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Margus Vihalem Director S-555 margus.vihalem@tlu.ee +372 640 9324
Leena Sooväli Administrative Assistant S-506 leena.soovali@tlu.ee +372 619 9555
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
Eva-Maria Kinkar Study Counsellor S-409 eva-maria.kinkar@tlu.ee +372 640 9376
Helina Puksmann Study Counsellor S-409 helina.puksmann@tlu.ee +372 640 9312
Jana Lehtsalu Study Specialist S-406 jana.lehtsalu@tlu.ee +372 640 9323
Kristiina Ranne Study Specialist S-406 kristiina.ranne@tlu.ee +372 640 9309
Riina Uudemets Assistant A-435 riina.uudemets@tlu.ee +372 6409 126
Heli Hiieleek Financial Manager S-554, S-554 heli.hiieleek@tlu.ee +372 640 9256
Kerstin Liiva Research Coordinator M-343 kerstin.liiva@tlu.ee +372 619 9535
Mirjam Uuskari Projects Coordinator M-343 mirjam.uuskari@tlu.ee +372 6199 575
Merle Uuskari Research Assistant M-343 merle.uuskari@tlu.ee +372 6199 574
Kristiina Sirkel Research Assistant M-343 kristiina.sirkel@tlu.ee +372 6409 353
Merit Tupits Communication Specialist S-506 merit.tupits@tlu.ee +372 6409 335
Elina Tahvel Training Manager S-427 elina.tahvel@tlu.ee +372 640 9289
Study Area: Asian Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Alari Allik Lecturer M-319 alari.allik@tlu.ee
Rein Raud Professor of Asian Studies rein.raud@tlu.ee
Lisa Indraccolo Associate Professor of Chinese Studies M-305 lisa.indraccolo@tlu.ee +372 619 9562
Jekaterina Koort Lecturer of Chinese Studies M-313 jekaterina.koort@tlu.ee
Imar Yacine Koutchoukali Lecturer of Middle-East M-330 Imar.Koutchoukali@tlu.ee
Maret Nukke Lecturer M-313 maret.nukke@tlu.ee +372 619 9546
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 Vijard Teacher of Arabic Language M-330 Alice.Vijard@tlu.ee
Karin Dean M-311 karin.dean@tlu.ee +372 619 9545
Jeong Im Kim Study Assistant S-334 jeongim.kim@tlu.ee +372 6409 338
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
Uku Lember of Contemporary History M-309 uku.lember@tlu.ee +372 619 9530
Mare Oja Lecturer of History and History Didactics M-322 mare.oja@tlu.ee +372 6199536
Tuuli Kurisoo Research Fellow M-356 tuuli.kurisoo@tlu.ee
Kadri Tüür Research Fellow M-417 kadri.tuur@tlu.ee
Study Area: Estonian Language and Culture
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Reili Argus Professor of Estonian Language S-556 reili.argus@tlu.ee +372 640 9319
Anna Verschik Distinguished Professor of General Linguistics S-509 anna.verschik@tlu.ee +372 6409 348
Piret Viires Professor of Estonian Literature and Literary Theory S-551 piret.viires@tlu.ee +372 6409 339
Luule Epner of Estonian Literature S-541 luule.epner@tlu.ee +372 640 9336
Marju Kõivupuu Associate Professor of Associate Professor of Traditional Culture M-351, M-351 marju.koivupuu@tlu.ee +372 619 9573
Ave Mattheus Associate Professor of Estonian Literature S-541 ave.mattheus@tlu.ee +372 6409374
Jaan Undusk Visiting Professor
Merilin Aruvee Lecturer of L1 Didactics and Applied Linguistics S-548 merilin.aruvee@tlu.ee +372 640 9318
Helen Hint Lecturer of Linguistics S-541 helen.hint@tlu.ee
Annika Hussar Lecturer of Estonian Language S-556 annika.hussar@tlu.ee +372 640 9319
Helin Kask Lecturer of Applied Linguistics S-502 helin.kask@tlu.ee
Ingrid Krall Lecturer of Practical Estonian S-502 ingrid.krall@tlu.ee +372 640 9307
Tiina Rüütmaa Lecturer of Estonian as a Second Language S-501 tiina.ruutmaa@tlu.ee +372 640 9313
Joosep Susi Junior Lecturer of Literature didactics and Estonian Literature S-548 joosep.susi@tlu.ee
Annika Bauer Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language S-502 annika.bauer@tlu.ee +372 640 9307
Merje Kuusk Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language S-524 merje.kuusk@tlu.ee
Epp Annus S-551 epp.annus@tlu.ee
Peep Nemvalts Senior Research Fellow S-509 peep.nemvalts@tlu.ee +372 6409 337
Olga Gerassimenko Research Fellow
Geidi Kilp Junior Research Fellow S-541 geidi.kilp@tlu.ee
Andra Kütt Junior Research Fellow S-541 andra.kutt@tlu.ee
Hiie Rüütel Teacher of Estonian as a Second Language
Study Area: Cultural Theory
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Marje Ermel Lecturer of Anthropology M-314 marje.ermel@tlu.ee +372 619 9537
Hannes Palang Professor of Human Geography M-352, M-352 hannes.palang@tlu.ee +372 619 9557
Marek Tamm Professor of Cultural History M-316 marek.tamm@tlu.ee
Tõnu Viik Distinguished Professor of Philosophy S-552 tonu.viik@tlu.ee +372 619 9558
Eneken Laanes Associate Professor of Comparative Literature M-321 eneken.laanes@tlu.ee +372 619 9551
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
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
Andres Luure Lecturer of Philosophy S-547 andres.luure@tlu.ee +372 619 9559
Joonas Plaan Lecturer of Anthropology M-314 joonas.plaan@tlu.ee +372 619 9537
Tatjana Kuzovkina Senior Research Fellow M-310 tatjana.kuzovkina@tlu.ee +372 55 640 987
Francisco Martinez Sanchez francisco.martinez@tlu.ee
Igor Pilshchikov M-310 igor.pilshchikov@tlu.ee +372 619 9561
Margaret Andreson Comer Research Fellow S-511 margaret.comer@tlu.ee +372 619 9572
Darja Dorving Research Fellow darja.dorving@tlu.ee
Tommaso Giordani Research Fellow S-507 tommaso.giordani@tlu.ee
Henry John Mead Research Fellow S-507 henry.mead@tlu.ee
Margus Ott Research Fellow S-547 margus.ott@tlu.ee
Piret Peiker Research Fellow S-507 piret.peiker@tlu.ee
Emilia Diana Popa Research Fellow S-511 diana.popa@tlu.ee +372 619 9571
Johanna Ross Research Fellow
Mikhail Trunin Research Fellow M-310 mikhail.trunin@tlu.ee
Timothy Raymond Anderson Junior Research Fellow S-522 timothy_raymond.anderson@tlu.ee
Yan Asadchy Junior Research Fellow yan.asadchy@tlu.ee
Johannes Walter Benjamin Bent Early-Stage Researcher S-508 johannes_walter_benjamin.bent@tlu.ee
Frank Jüris Early-Stage Researcher frank.juris@tlu.ee
Lola Annabel Kass Junior Research Fellow M-309 lola_annabel.kass@tlu.ee
Kristiine Kikas Junior Research Fellow M-330 kristiine.kikas@tlu.ee
Hirohisa Koike Junior Research Fellow M-305 hirohisa.koike@tlu.ee
Mari Laan Early-Stage Researcher mari.laan@tlu.ee
Mark Mets Junior Research Fellow mark.mets@tlu.ee
Ksenia Shmydkaya Early-Stage Researcher S-508 ksenia.shmydkaya@tlu.ee
Airi Uuna Junior Research Fellow S-522 airi.uuna@tlu.ee
Pinqing Wu Junior Research Fellow M-411 pinqing.wu@tlu.ee
Andres Karjus Visiting Research Fellow
Laura Kuusk Visiting Research Fellow
Marika Agu Visiting Research Fellow
Mila Oiva Research Fellow in Cultural Data Analytics
Kaia Beilmann Visiting Research Fellow
Bernadette Šcasna Junior Research Fellow
Keiti Kljavin Visiting Research Fellow
Study Area: Western European Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Maris Saagpakk Associate Professor of German Cultural History and Literature S-426 maris.saagpakk@tlu.ee +372 640 9359
Suliko Liiv Professor of English S-553 suliko.liiv@tlu.ee +372 640 9320
Daniele Monticelli Professor of Italian Studies and Semiotics 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 9324
Julia Kuznetski Associate Professor of British Literature 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 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 S-523 kristiina.rebane@tlu.ee +372 6409 326
Liljana Skopinskaja Associate Professor of English Didactics S-419 liljana.skopinskaja@tlu.ee +372 640 9321
Mari Uusküla Associate Professor of Linguistics and Translation Theory S-505 mari.uuskula@tlu.ee +372 640 9385
Triin van Doorslaer Lecturer of Translation S-505 Triin.van_Doorslaer@tlu.ee
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 carlos.monroy@tlu.ee
Paul Rüsse Lecturer of American Literature S-419 paul.russe@tlu.ee +372 640 9328
Ülo Siirak Lecturer of Romance Studies S-523 ulo.siirak@tlu.ee +372 640 9326
Kaia Sisask Lecturer S-523 kaia.sisask@tlu.ee +372 640 9326
Ana Sofia Chermont de Magalhaes Teacher of Portuguese ana_sofia.magalhaes@tlu.ee
Mercedes Contreras Lopatina Teacher of English S-402 anna_mercedes.contreras@tlu.ee
Francisco Javier Lopez Arias Teacher of English S-402 franciscoj.lopez@tlu.ee
Jekaterina Maadla Teacher of Interpreting jekaterina.maadla@tlu.ee
Kateryn Rannu Junior Lecturer of French Language and Culture Didactics S-524A kateryn.rannu@tlu.ee
Helis Rõuk Teacher of English S-402 helis.rouk@tlu.ee
Aita Taiger Teacher of English S-402 aita.taiger@tlu.ee +372 640 9305
Kristiina Tedremaa-Levorato Teacher of Swedish S-402 kristiina.tedremaa@tlu.ee +372 6409 306
Karola Velberg Teacher of Finnish karola.velberg@tlu.ee
Rita Anita Forssten Teacher of English
Ketlin Ruukel-Ikkonen Coordinator of the Interpreting Curriculum S-542A ketlin.ruukel-ikkonen@tlu.ee
Federico Escudero Alvarez Visiting Lecturer of Spanish language and culture S-525A federico.escudero_alvarez@tlu.ee
Study Area: Russian and East European Studies
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Natalia Tšuikina Lecturer of Russian S-330 natalia.tshuikina@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Kapitolina Fedorova Associate Professor of Russian Studies S-330 kapitolina.fedorova@tlu.ee
Inna Adamson 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
Natalja Netšunajeva Associate Professor of the History of the Russian Language S-330 natalja.netsunajeva@tlu.ee +372 640 9330
Grigori Utgof of Russian Literature and Literary Theory S-331 grigori.utgof@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
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
Alexander Danilevskiy Senior Research Fellow S-331 alexander.danilevskiy@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
Aurika Meimre Senior Research Fellow S-331A aurika.meimre@tlu.ee +372 640 9332
Anneli Niinre Senior Research Fellow anneli.niinre@tlu.ee
Galina Ponomarjova Senior Research Fellow S-331 galina.ponomarjova@tlu.ee +372 640 9331
Denis Kuzmin Early-Stage Researcher S-330 denis.kuzmin@tlu.ee
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 aet.annist@tlu.ee
Magnus Ilmjärv M-402 magnus.ilmjarv@tlu.ee +372 619 9532
Aivar Jürgenson M-402 aivar.jurgenson@tlu.ee
Inna Jürjo Senior Research Fellow M-410 inna.jurjo@tlu.ee
Linda Kaljundi M-415 linda.kaljundi@tlu.ee
Toomas Karjahärm Senior Research Fellow M-417 toomas.karjaharm@tlu.ee
Marika Mägi Senior Research Fellow M-410 marika.magi.01@tlu.ee
Anu Mänd Senior Research Fellow M-415 anu.mand@tlu.ee
Maie Pihlamägi Senior Research Fellow M-407 maie.pihlamagi@tlu.ee +372 619 9526
Aivar Põldvee M-417 aivar.poldvee@tlu.ee
Priit Raudkivi Senior Research Fellow M-416 priit.raudkivi@tlu.ee +372 619 9528
Atko-Sulhan Remmel atko-sulhan.remmel@tlu.ee
Jaan Undusk
Tõnno Jonuks Research Fellow tonno.jonuks@tlu.ee
Ulla Kadakas Research Fellow
Villu Kadakas Research Fellow M-411 villu.kadakas@tlu.ee +372 619 9541
Kati Lindström Research Fellow kati.lindstrom@tlu.ee
Elle-Mari Talivee Research Fellow elle-mari.talivee@tlu.ee
Centre for Landscape and Culture
Name Profession Room E-mail Phone no.
Hannes Palang Head M-352, M-352 hannes.palang@tlu.ee +372 619 9557
Helen Sooväli-Sepping Senior Research Fellow M-626 helen.soovali@tlu.ee +372 640 9466
Marju Kõivupuu Senior Research Fellow M-351, M-351 marju.koivupuu@tlu.ee +372 619 9573
Tarmo Pikner M-344 tarmo.pikner@tlu.ee +372 619 9560
Tauri Tuvikene Senior Research Fellow M-345 tauri.tuvikene@tlu.ee +372 619 9539
Raili Nugin Research Fellow M-350 raili.nugin@tlu.ee +372 619 9571
Anu Printsmann Research Fellow M-345 anu.printsmann@tlu.ee +372 619 9539
Jaanika Vider Research Fellow M-356 jaanika.vider@tlu.ee
Aleksandra Ianchenko Junior Research Fellow M-356 aleksandra.ianchenko@tlu.ee
Krista Karro Early-Stage Researcher M-350 krista.karro@tlu.ee
Saara Hanna Mildeberg Junior Research Fellow saara_hanna.mildeberg@tlu.ee
Anni Müüripeal Early-Stage Researcher M-344 anni.muuripeal@tlu.ee
Louise Sophie Sträuli Junior Research Fellow M-356 louise.strauli@tlu.ee
John Allen Buchanan Research Fellow
Professors 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
Krista Kerge Professor Emeritus krista.kerge@tlu.ee
Pille Kippar Professor Emeritus pille.kippar@tlu.ee
Viivi Maanso Associate Professor Emeritus viivi.maanso@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

Visiting Lecturers and Researchers

Name Profession Phone no. Room E-mail
Tiina Söderman  Visiting Lecturer of Finnish Language and Culture +358403626638 S-547

tiina.soderman@tlu.ee

(visiting hours Tues 13-14)

Andine Friederike Frick Lecturer of German Language and Culture   S-426 andine_friederike.frick@tlu.ee
Sevda Özden Teacher of Turkish Language   M-330 sevda.ozden@tlu.ee

Language Teachers 

Nimi                              Ruum E-post                                
English    
Jelena Kallonen S-419 jelena.kallonen@tlu.ee
Monireh Sadat Razavi Ganji   monireh_sadat.razavi_ganji@tlu.ee
Peter Jonathan Rock   peter_jonathan.rock@tlu.ee
Alina Yevchuk   alina.yevchuk@tlu.ee
Yimeng Cui   yimeng.cui@tlu.ee
Rita Forssten   rita.forssten@tlu.ee
Robert McNamara   gmcnamara@gmail.com
Kevin Patrick Molloy   kevinmolloy92@gmail.com
Silvia Kurr   skurr@tlu.ee
Tatjana Solovjova   tatjana.solovjova@tlu.ee
Tatjana Mette   tatjana.mette@tlu.ee
Roger Michael Alan Yallop   roger.yallop@gmail.com
Johanna Taiger    johanna.taiger@tlu.ee
Anna Mackenzie   annajmackenzie@gmail.com
Liset Muhu   liset.muhu@tlu.ee
Miles Beard  

mbeard@tlu.ee

Kristiine Kikas   kristiine.kikas@tlu.ee
Leila Silvi Roos   notsobrief@gmail.com
Juulia Ilves    ilves.juulia@gmail.com
Italian    

Evelina Valitutto

  evelina.valitutto@tlu.ee
German    
Õie Kirs   oie.kirs@tlu.ee