Galina M. Michaleva

Doctor of Political Sciences, professor of Russian State University for the Humanities,

A graduate of the Department of Philosophy at Ural State University, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, Advanced Doctor of Political Sciences. She also holds a PhD from a University in Bremen, Germany. The author and editor of over 300 papers and books (including 10 monographs) in Russian, German and English. She worked and taught at Ural State University, Higher Sociological Training Courses, Research Center for East European Studies (Bremen), spent some time as the director of Research Center for Modern Politics (Russia). Since 2000, she has been working as an assistant professor, and then professor of Russian State University for the Humanities as well as associate professor at the University of Bremen. In 1998, she became a member of YABLOKO party, managing several departments in its apparatus. In 2006, she became the chair of the gender faction, and is part of the party’s Federal Council.