Visiting Professor of the Global Studies Department and Research Associate of the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and Russian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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).