Born in 1977.
1999 — Graduated from the Faculty of Sociology of St. Petersburg University.
2003 — PhD in Sociological Sciences, Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences.
2005–2007 — Associate Professor, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg University.
2007–2011 — Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Sociology of Science and Education, St. Petersburg Branch of HSE.
Since 2006 — Professor at the Department of Political Science and Sociology of the European University at St. Petersburg.
Lives in St. Petersburg.