Sergei A. Shpagin

Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor, Tomsk State University,

Candidate of Historical Sciences (PhD equivalent), Associate Professor of Department of Political Science of National Research Tomsk State University and principal’s counselor. Member of Research Committee on Comparative Study of Party and Electoral Systems of the Russian Political Sciences Association. Author of more than 70 scholarly works on historical and political sciences. Area of expertise: political parties and party systems, history of national political thought of the 19th century.