Moscow State Linguistic University, Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, UN translators course.
1985 – defended his dissertation at Institute of Latin America of Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
Candidate of Science (History)
Leading scientific associate of the Department of social and political studies
2001 - present – Executive secretary of NGO Council under Chairman of the State Duma of Russia.
middle of 1990-ies – present - Advisory Council of NGOs under the Inter-parliamentary Group of the Federal Assembly of Russia (later under Russian State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs),
1994 – present – President of non-profit organization Foundation “Social Ecology”,
Taught at Romance Department, MSLU, worked at Committee of Youth Organizations of the USSR.
Scope of scientific interests:
construction of civil society in Russia, development of social partnership, role of non-governmental organizations in social dialogue building in Russia, development of Russian national diplomacy.
For full list of publications, see the bibliography in Russian.