Candidate of Sciences (equiv. Ph.D.) - History
Born in 1972 in Komi Republic, the USSR (Russia).
In 2001, graduated from St Petersburg State University, the Faculty of Oriental Studies.
From 2001 to 2004, a doctoral student at the St Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies (now the IOM RAS). In 2005, defended the PhD Dissertation, The Anthologies by Hasan Nisari and Mutribi Samarqandi as Sources on the History of the Writing Culture of Mawerannahr during the 16th through the First Third of the 17th Centuries [Антологии Хасана Нисари и Мутриби Самарканди как источник по истории письменной культуры Мавераннахра XVI — первой трети XVII вв.]. Worked at the IOM RAS (senior researcher) up to 2014.
Major research interests: the history of post-classical Persian literature in Central Asia, psychology of the literary work, the history of writing culture in Iran and Central Asia.