Marina Bobrik is a Slavonic philologist with special expertise in historical linguistics and Old Church Slavonic. Since 1989 she has had a succession of teaching and research positions including a research assistant position in the project “Russisches Kirchenslawisch im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert zwischen innovativer Neuübersetzung, archaisierender Redaktion und Normierungsbestrebungen” at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.