has graduated in the Lithuanian Philology at Adam Mickiewicz University Faculty of Modern Languages and Literature (1999), followed by Ph.D. in 2004. He specializes in the Lithuanian dialectology as well as translation studies of the Baltic languages and legal linguistics. Author of several articles and teaching materials for Lithuanian.
His interests are focused on how sociolinguistics research methods can be applied to language documentation. The role in COLING project: documenting and archiving linguistic and cultural diversity.