Carnegie Mellon University

Botagoz Tusmagambet

Botagoz Tusmagambet

Education: BA, Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages, English Philology; MA, Seoul National University, English Education. 


I was raised bilingual speaking Kazakh and Russian, learnt English as an adult, and spent more than a decade immersed into Korean language and culture, which all together developed my acute sociolinguistic awareness and genuine interest in language acquisition research. 

  • Multilingual literacy (reading) development 
  • Language assessment and testing
  • Data Analysis 
  • Elementary Russian
  • Kazakhstan Government Scholarship, 2006-2010
  • Korean Government Scholarship (KGSP), 2016-2018
  • Silk-Road Scholarship (SBS), 2018-2020

Department Member Since 2021