Kira Gor teaches courses in the Graduate Program in Second Language Acquisition and the Russian Department. She is currently working on the project Linguistic Correlates of Proficiency at the Intermediate and Advanced Levels: Russian funded by the Department of Education through the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) at Duke University. In 2005-2009, she was co-investigator and the Russian group leader on a large-scale project Linguistic Correlates of Proficiency funded by the Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL). She has published over 40 journal articles and book chapters on cross-linguistic phonetic perception, the phonology-orthography interface in American learners of Russian, and the acquisition and processing of Russian inflectional morphology. Her publications include Interlanguage Phonology and Second Language Orthography: Vowel Reduction in the Interlanguage of American Learners of Russian (St. Petersburg University Press, 1998). She has co-authored two editions of a four-volume video-based Russian language course for beginners, Russian Stage One: Live from Moscow! (1996), and Russian Stage One: Live from Russia! (2008).