Senior Research Scientist of the Department of Ethnopolitical Studies, Doctor of Historical science.
Born 25 June, 1966.
Lecturer of the National University «Kyevo-Mogilyanska Academiya» (since 2003).
- September 1996 – July 1997: Melton Centre Program, Jerusalem University.
- October 2001 – June 2002: YAD HANADIV BARECHA FOUNDATION, Jerusalem University.
- June-August 2003: YIVO Summer Yiddish program in New York
- July 2006: Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies.
- June-August 2014: YIVO Summer Yiddish program in New York.
Research Interests: study of Hasidism, political and historical aspects of Jewish religious thought, the role of religious movements in the development of Jewish communities in Ukraine and the Western world, the influence of Jewish religious communities on political processes in Israel.