Russian geographer, anthropologist, philosopher, historian.
Honorary member of the Russian Academy of arts.
Candidate of geographical Sciences (1996), doctor of philosophical Sciences (2011).
Russian research institite of cultural and natural heritage named by Dmitry Likhachev (1992–2013), a leading researcher. Investigations in the field of theory and methodology of studying cultural landscape. Led the theme: “Landscape of culture of Russia: dynamics and culture-Geographical structure and interactions of differences”, etc.
The Museum by named by Nicholas Roerich (1998–2006), leading researcher. Led the themes: “The history of geography and the Central-Asian (1924–1928) and Manchuria (1934-1934) expeditions of Nicholas Roerich”, “The history of Russian to emigrate to China”.
The Institute of scientific information on human science (INION) Russian Academy of Sciences, leading researcher (2015 – present).
The autor and organizer of the project “Geography of art” (conferences 2011, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019).
The managing editor of the science collection “Geography of art” (1995–2011, 2016–2019).
The Moscow Humanitarian University (2014–2015 academic year) – Professor.
They Moscow School of Economics, MSU named by Mikhail Lomonosov (2015–present) – lecturer in economic geography.
North-Eastern Federal University (2015–2016) – Professor, faculty of history.
The High School of television and radio named by M.A. Litovchin (2016–present) – Professor.
Department of Modern Languages and Communication of National University of Science and Technology "MISIS" (2019 — present) — Professor.
The managing editor of collections:
The geography of art. Vol. 1–6. – M., 1994–2011. (In Russian)
The geography of art: the interdistiplinary field of study. – M., SPb.: Center humanitarian Initiative, 2016 – 208 p. (In Russian)
The geography of art: insaid-out. – M.: GITR, 2018 – 316 p. (In Russian)
The geography of art: expanding horizons. – M.: GITR, 2018 – 414 p. (In Russian)
Publisher of the archive materials from the Russian and American archives.
The journal “Culture and time” (M.: ICR), the chief editor.