Director, Center for the Study of Global Urbanism, Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg); professor, Ural Institute for the Humanities, Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg)
D. Phil., Faculty of Philosophy, Ural State University (1996). Editorial board member for: Society and Space (2011–2016), Digital Icons (2014 – present), Siberian Historical Research (2014 – present). Scholarly interests: social theory, urban theory, neoliberalism, creative industries, interaction of social space, memory, and subjectivity. Co-editor of books: Russian Mass Media and Changing Values (2010), Dilemmas of Diversity after the Cold War: Analysis of “Cultural Differences” by US and Russia-based Scholars (2010), Travma: punkty (2010, in Russian); and the author of: Rasskazannoe Ya: problema personal’noi identichnosti v filosofii sovremennosti (1995, in Russian), Rasskazannoe Ya: otpechatki golosa (2002, in Russian), Sotsial’naia antropologiia: uchebnoe posobie dlia studentov filosofskikh fakul’tetov (2003, in Russian), Gorod v teorii (2011, in Russian).