Candidate of Political Sciences (PhD equivalent), Associate Professor. Regional coordinator of Movement for Defence of Voters' Rights “Golos” in Irkutsk. Founder and president of Irkutsk city non-government organization Young Scientists Club “Alliance”. In 2008-2016, he was vice-dean of Department of History of the Irkutsk State University and Associate professor of Department of Political Science, Regional Studies and History. Author of more than 60 scholarly works, including monographs on elections history of Irkutsk: Irkutsk City Council and Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk Region. He is awarded with certificate of gratitude of Irkutsk regional election commission.