- Russian Political and Social History
Candidate of Sciences (History, St. Petersburg State University).
Formerly an associate professor at the Department of History, St. Petersburg State University; author of articles on Russian right-wing political parties in the early 1900s. Recipient of IREX awards for research stays at Stanford and at the Harriman Institute of Columbia University. Since the 1990s, he has authored and advised on documentary movies and historical programs for the BBC.
Research interests: modern political history of Russia, political parties during the Russian revolution, Russian nationalist and right-wing movements in the beginning of the XXth century.