Professor, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia)
Dr. Phil. (2001, Saratov State University), Cand. Phil. Sc. (1997, Saratov State University). Professor of social anthropology and social work. Associate editor of the journal Meditsinskaia antropologiia i bioetika (Medical Anthropology and Bioethics); editorial board member for Sotsiologiia vlasti (Sociology of Power). Vice-president of the Association of Medical Anthropologists. Scholarly interests: medical anthropology. Author of Telo v zapadnoi kul’ture (2000, in Russian); Voploshchennyi chelovek: zapadnaia kul’tura, meditsinskii kontrol’ i telo (2000, in Russian); Meditsinskaia antropologiia: issleduia opyt bolezni i sistemy vrachevaniia (2015, in Russian).