Professional Experience & Teaching

Current Positions

2020 Present  Associate Professor: Department of Sociology, Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, HSE

2018 – Present  Chair: Department of Design and Contemporary Art, School of Arts and Humanities, HSE

 

Academic Positions

2019 – 2020 Research Fellow: Center for Arts, Design and Social Research, Residencies (CAD+SR)

2017 – 2018  Guest lecturer, British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow

2017 – 2019    Curator of a lecture series on social sciences, Iris Foundation (New Holland Island)

2015, 2017, 2018  Visiting fellow, Bielefeld University

2014 – 2017  PhD-fellow, Centre for German and European studies SPSU- Bielefeld University

 

2013 – 2020  Senior lecturer: Department of Sociology, Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies, HSE

2011 – 2018 Research Fellow: Centre for Youth Studies, St. Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Humanities, HSE

 

Non-Academic Positions

2010 – 2011  Editor, Editorial and Publish Department of NRU HSE St. Petersburg


2007 – 2009 Editor of culture section, ‘Moy rayon’ newspaper

2006 –2007 Observer, ‘Time Out St. Petersburg’ magazine

 

Education

2019  PhD in Sociology, “Creative Labour in Russia: Structural Conditions, Professional    Identities and Careers” (Date of public defence: 03.04.2019)

2011 – 2017  PhD-student National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow (Sociology Department). Viva is scheduled for April 2019. Title: ‘Creative Labour in Russia and the UK: Careers, Identities, and Working conditions’
 

2009 – 2011  MA in sociology, St. Petersburg branch of NRU HSE

 

2005 – 2009  BA in liberal arts, Smolny Institute of Liberal Sciences and Arts, St.-Petersburg State University / Bard College, NY

2003 – 2004  Student at Philosophy Department, SPBU
 

Teaching  2020-2021

  • Applied Anthropology (Minor; School of Arts and Humanities; 3, 4 module) ENG

  • Economical and Political Anthropology (Minor; School of Arts and Humanities; 1, 2 module) ENG

  • Gender, Media and Culture (Master’s programme; Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design; 1 year, 4 module) ENG

  • Infrastructures of Contemporary Art and Production (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design; 2 year, 1-4 module) RUS

  • Introduction to Sociology for Designers (Bachelor’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 1 year, 1, 2 module) RUS

  • Media Projects in the Sphere of Culture (Master’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 1 year, 4 module) ENG

  • Qualitative Methods in Political Research (Bachelor’s programme; Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies; 2 year, 1, 2 module) ENG

  • Research Seminar “Culture and Inequality” (Bachelor’s programme; Saint-Petersburg School of Social Sciences and Area Studies; 2-4 year, 1-3 module) ENG

  • Sociology of the Arts (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design; 3 year, 1-4 module) ENG

  • Theories and Practices of Creative Industries (Master’s programme; School of Arts and Humanities; 1 year, 1, 2 module) RUS

For a full list of past courses, please refer to the following link