Born in 1983.
MA (in Sociology), European University at St. Petersburg, degree validated by Helsinki University; Senior Research Fellow, The Institute for the Rule of Law at the European University at St. Petersburg; Member of the Law and Society Association.
2002–2003 — Fellow of the Academic Council of Irkutsk State University.
2002–2007 — Researcher, Centre for Independent Social Research and Education (Irkutsk, Russia).
2003–2005 — Fellow of the President of the Russian Federation.
2007–2008, he was a fellow of the Spencer Foundation and the Oxford Russia Foundation.
2007–present — Senior lecturer, HSE, St. Petersburg branch.
2005–2008 — PhD student, European University at St. Petersburg, Department of Political Sciences and Sociology.
2009 — Fellow of the HSE staff reserve program.
2009–present — Senior researcher, The Institute for the Rule of Law at European University at St. Petersburg.
Lives in St. Petersburg.