Deputy Director for Research, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor.
He was born on January 1, 1960. He graduated from Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University (Odessa, 1981), postgraduate studies at the Institute of Youth (Moscow, 1992), doctoral studies at G.S. Kostiuk Institute of Psychology of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv, 1998). The degree of Candidate of Psychological Sciences was awarded in 1992, Doctor of Political Sciences – in 2009. The academic title of professor was awarded in 2016.
He has more than 20 years of experience in scientific and scientific-pedagogical work, in particular in higher education institutions of III-IV level of accreditation.
He worked as the Chief Consultant of the Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Deputy Head of the Department of Internal Policy of the Administration of the President of Ukraine, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
At Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, he worked since April 2011 as a Chief Research Scientist, and since July 2020 he has been working as a Deputy Director for Research.
Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journals “Political Management” and “Social Psychology”, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of scientific journals – the journal “Political Studies” and a collection of scientific papers “Modern Ukrainian Politics”. Member of the editorial boards of professional scientific publications of category “B” – the journal “Ukrainian Society” and a collection of scientific papers “Scientific Journal of the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University. Series 22. Political Science”. He is a member of the editorial boards of collections of scientific works “Political and Ethno-National Studies” and “Public Government”. He worked as a member of the editorial boards of scientific journals “Man and Politics”, “Education of the region: political science, psychology, communications”, a collection of scientific papers “Public Administration: Theory and Practice”.
Member of the Scientific Board of the State Institute of Family and Youth Policy of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2009-2013) and Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (since 2012).
Member of specialized scientific boards for the defense of dissertations for the degree of Doctor (Candidate) of Political Science at the National University “Odessa Law Academy” (2010-2012), at the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University (since 2010), at Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (since 2012).
Vice President of the Association of Political Sciences of Ukraine (since 2010). President of the Ukrainian Center for Political Management (since 1998).
Academician, member of the Presidium of the Ukrainian Academy of Political Sciences; Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine.
Member of the Coordinating Council under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for the implementation of the International Partnership “Open Government” (since 2012); member of the scientific-expert council at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2011–2014); Chairman of the Committee for Integration of Science and Higher Education, Member of the Board of the Public Council at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2014–2016); Deputy Chairman of the Expert Group of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on the evaluation of scientific institutions in the field of “Social Sciences” (since 2019).
Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine (2008). He was awarded the honorary award of the Ministry of Family, Youth and Sports “For active public activity” (2009), the award of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine “For scientific achievements” (2011), the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine “For professional achievements” (2016).
Author of more than 200 scientific and educational works. Scientific editor and compiler of more than 20 books and 150 periodicals.
Research interests: theory of political science, applied problems of political science, political mythology, axiology, political and social psychology, psychology of personality, social institutions and social relations, worldview problems of Ukrainian society.