Academic degrees: Ph.D. in Anthropology
Current employment, position: Researcher IEA RAS
Academic interests: new religion movements, modern utopias, anthropology of community, alternative communities, alternative medical practices, cultural aspects of health and illness, culture of childhood
New Religion Movements in contemporary Russia: doctrines, institutions, practices. M., 2006. P.300. (with Filippov J.)
In the search of spirituality and health (new religion movements, neoshamanism, city shamanism). Investigations in applied anthropology. N 207. M., 2008. P. 48. (with Kharitonova V. and Kypriashina N.)
Auroville – “living utopia” of nowadays// Ethnographic review. 1993 N 3, p. 16-29.
Sufies in Moscow// Moscow. Peoples and religions. M., 1997, p. 173-185.
Brahma Cumaris – Spiritual University and “new religion”// Moscow region: ethnoconfessional situation. M., 2000. p. 241-262.
Guru Rinpoche’s birthday in the Center Padmasambhava// Field investigations IEA RAS 2003. M., 2005, p. 72-83. (with Kuznetsova A.)
The modern esoteric subculture//The influence of religion on personality and culture. M., 2007. P. 224-253.
“To work on yourself” – the realization of spiritual practice in the groups of neobuddist orientation. The influence of religion on personality and culture. M., 2007. P. 112-134.
Modern perinatal cultures// Field investigations IEA RAS 2006. 2008. p.63-82.
Magic of health in modern esoteric doctrines// Modern religiosity and actual problems of globalization. M., 2009
Vaccination: Opinions of the Opponents// Problems of health preservation in Northern and Siberian conditions. Papers on Medical Anthropology. M., 2009. P. 152-161.