Education and work experience


Studying in Irkutsk State Teacher Training Institute, Department of Defectology (special education) (Eastern-Siberian part of Russia). I have got specialty: special teacher and speech therapist


Employed as a methodologist and special-teacher at children’s home for children with cognitive problems (residential home): the future clinical platform for research work

1991-1996 04.04.1996

PhD studies in  special education at the Research Institute of Special Education of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow

Post doctoral and further on  work since 1997 till 2014

1997-2011:Pomor State University, department of social work and psychology.2011-2014: Northern (Arctic) Regional Federal University named after M.V.Lomonosov.– associate professor of the chair of social work and social safety at the Institute of Complex Safety.


Russian associate professor (docent) in psychology


Head of Early Intervention department & department of alternative and augmentative communication of the Rehabilitation Center for children with special needs of the Municipality of Archangelsk City, Russia: the clinical platform for the scientific work

2011- 2013

University lecturer in social work, University of Gävle, Akademin för hälsa och arbetsliv (part time work)

01.01.2012- ongoing

Researcher at  UCRS, Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden, research leader of the project  “Human resources in Poverty and disability: family perspective” (2012-2014);  VR project: 2011-41249-90774-43(Moldova and Ukraine) -International collaborative research grant, operating by UCRS

15.01.2014- ongoing

Senior lecturer of special education at Högskolan i Gävle, Sweden.

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