Principal Researcher, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Hist. (2010, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, RAS); Cand. Hist. (1995, History Faculty, Moscow State University); Department of Ethnography, Moscow State University (1981). Since 1985 on permanent staff of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences. Associate Director, Network for Ethnic Monitoring and Early Warning (2000–2007). Editorial board member for Etnopanorama. Scholarly interests: cultural and ethnic identity, modern France, interplay between national and regional identities, transformations in national patriotic feelings and sentiments, regionalistic and autonomy movements.