Dr. Sci. (Philosophy), Prof., an Honoured Officer of Higher Vocational Education, member of the Council of Rectors of Universities of the Sverdlovsk region, member of the Council of the Association of Non-State Higher Education Establishments of Russia (ANVUZ), Chairman of the Council of Rectors of Non-State Universities of the Sverdlovsk region, Chairman of the Commission of the Sverdlovsk Region Governor’s Award in Art and Literature, Board member and Co-chair of the Critics Section of the Sverdlovsk Branch of the Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation.
He has authored more than 200 scientific publications.
Research Interests: Philosophy of Culture, Cultural Studies, Aesthetics, Philosophy, Theory and History of Culture.
Awards: The Sverdlovsk Region Governor’s Certificate of Merit for the Great Contribution to the Development of Higher and Post-Graduate Education, Ordinance of the Governor № 271-UG of 03.04.2006.
The Yekaterinburg Mayor Certificate of Merit for Longstanding and Dedicated Work in the Field of Research and the Great Contribution to the Development of the Yekaterinburg Education System, 2006.
Certificate of Merit for Producing Highly Skilled Professionals issued by the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk Region, № 3491 of 14.04.2009
Certificate of Merit for High Profile and Significant Scientific Achievements Contributing to the Development of the Municipality the City of Yekaterinburg on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Yekaterinburg Strategic Development Plan, issued by the Yekaterinburg Mayor – the Yekaterinburg City Duma Chairman, 2013.