PhD (Dr.Sc.) in Geography, Professor
Russian State University of Tourism and Service (RF).
Editor-in-Chief from 2015.
An expert in regional and domestic tourism, tourism design technology, information technology in tourism, tourism infographic, toponymic territorial tourism systems, theory and practice of regional tourism, pedagogical technologies in the field of tourism, and ecological tourism. Participant of internships and refresher courses according to the programs of Telemark University College «Education in the field of sustainable tourism in Russia» (Norway), «L’Etude des meilleurs cas etrangers du developpement et promotion du tourisme interieur et receptive a l’exemple de la France» (France), joint programs of the Russian Agency for Tourism and UNWTO, programs within the framework of the projects TEMPUS & at al. Total scientific publications – more than 200, including 3 monograph, 12 study guides and textbooks, articles in international journals.