Graduated from the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU). Doctor of Sciences (History).
Worked at the Ruskin College at Oxford University.
Since 2000, works at the RAS Institute of Europe.
Lecturer at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs (RF MFA).
Member of the Diploma Council of the RF MFA Diplomatic Academy. Co-founder of the Russian movement “Support For a Democratic Global Order and for the United Nations”.
Member of the editorial board of the Contemporary Europe journal.
Author of over 50 academic papers.
Academic focus: British studies, the European integration process and international relations.
Laureate of the 2004 award of the Russian Science Support Foundation.