Anna Kostina is a PhD student in the Linguistics Department. Her current research, supervised by Prof. Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal, focuses on the main features of register usage in the speech of ‘second generation’ in Israel, i.e. those people who were born or grew up in Israel, from bilingual (Russian-Hebrew/English-Hebrew) families. Her areas of interest include sociolinguistics, language acquisition and pragmatics. A Klausner Foundation scholar in 2017-2018.