Nikolai Skvortsov

  • Russian director of the Center for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - University of Bielefeld)
  • Head of the Department of Comparative Sociology, Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University 
Degree:

PhD in Philosophy (1984)

Doctor of Sociology (1998)

Professor (1999)

 

Research areas:

ethnic studies, social/cultural anthropology, intercultutral communication.

Foreign languages:

English

Education:

1974 - 1980 - Leningrad State University, Faculty of Philosophy. 
1980 - 1983 - Leningrad State University, Faculty of Philosophy, Ph.D. in philosophy.

Current position and employment:

2013 - present – Dean of the Faculty of Sociology
2008 - 2013 - Pro-Rector for Scientific Work, St. Petersburg State University
2004 - present - Director of the Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - Bielefeld University)
2004 - present - Head of the Department of Comparative Sociology,  St. Petersburg State University
2000 - 2010 - Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University 
1995 - 2004 - Senior Lecturer, Professor, Head of the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnic Sociology of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University 
1991 - 1995 - Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Studies and Social Prognoses, St. Petersburg State University 
1988 - 1991 - Senior Researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Ethnic and Historical Sociology, Deputy Director of Research at the Research Institute for Complex Social Studies, Leningrad State University

 

Social activities:

Chairman of the Scientific and Methodological Council on Sociology of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Council for the Defense of Doctoral and Candidate Theses at St. Petersburg State University, Chairman of the M.M. Kovalevsky Russian Sociological Society, Vice-President of the Russian Sociological Association, Deputy Chairman of the Expert Council of the St. Petersburg Government Programme "Tolerance", Member of the International Sociological Association (ISA).


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