Dr. Elena Bazanova specializes in Higher Education pedagogies in TESOL contexts and has a wide range of publications reflecting her teaching and research, including ESP, EAP, and AI-based standardized testing for EAL learners. She received her PhD at Moscow State Linguistic University, where she did research into Internet-assisted language teaching at higher education level. She also holds a Diploma in Educational Management, (UK) and a Harvard Graduate Certificate in Business Rhetoric. She is currently Head of Foreign Languages Department, in addition to being President of the Association of Academic Writing Experts “National Writing Centers Consortium,” which she established in 2017. Elena is especially interested in promoting the global flow of Higher Education innovations in the practice and theory of teaching and learning across all disciplines in higher education.