Curriculum vitae

EDUCATION

1988-1992 Ph.D. in Entomology, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, St. Petersburg State University.
1983-1988 M.S. in Biology and Zoology (with Honours), Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, St. Petersburg State University.

EMPLOYMENT

2004-present Curator of Entomology (Associate Professor), Department of Research and Collections, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
2004 Senior Research Fellow, Laboratory of Entomology, Institute of Biology, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
1999-2003 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Division of Entomology, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas.
1998-2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology
and Soil Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
1996-1997 Senior Lecturer, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
1992-1996 Research Fellow, Laboratory of Entomology, Institute of Biology, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
1991-1992 and
1995-1996
Junior Lecturer, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 
  • Insect systematics and phylogeny
  • Evolutionary radiation of arthropods in mountainous habitats
  • Insects and conservation programs
  • Biogeography
  • Glaciation impact on insect faunas
  • Adaptations of soil arthropods
  • Insect larvae
  • Non-parasitic insects associated with mammals and birds
 

(see also Current Projects)

SERVICE TO SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY

MEMBERSHIPS

 

FIELD TRIPS

 

U.S.A.: California (November 2008)
Uganda (July-August 2008)
South Africa (June-July 2008)
Austria (May 2008)
U.S.A.: California (December 2007)
Kenya (November 2007)
Ethiopia (October 2007)
Norway (August 2007)
U.S.A.: Southern Appalachians (May 2007)
U.S.A.: California (December 2006)
Kenya (November 2006)
Peru (September 2006)
U.S.A. (Southern Appalachians June-Jyly 2006)
South Africa (March 2006)
U.S.A.: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana (November 2005)
U.S.A.: western states (June-July 2005)
U.S.A.: Southern Appalachians (September-October 2003)
U.S.A.: Texas (June-July 2003)
U.S.A.: California and Oregon (June 2002)
U.S.A.: Appalachian Mountains (July-August 2001)
U.S.A.: Rocky Mountains (August 2000)
U.S.A.: California (June 2000)
Chile (December 2000)
U.S.A.: Colorado and California (August 1999)
Costa Rica (December 1998)
U.S.A.: Alaska (July 1998)
Russia: Northern Caucasus: Krasnodar Terr. (July 1996)
Guyane Française (June-July 1995)
Ukraine: Carpathians (August 1994)
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan (May-June 1994)
Russia: Sakhalin Island and Kuril Islands (August 1992)
Azerbaidzhan (April-May 1992)
Ukraine: Crimea (August-September 1990)
Georgia: Abkhasia, Adzharia, Kakhetia (July 1990)
Southern Moldavia, Steppe Ukraine (June 1990)
Turkmenistan (April-May 1990)
Kirghizia (September-October 1989)
Russia: Ulyanovsk, Volgograd regions (August 1989)
Ukraine: Carpathians (May 1988)
Russia: Far East: Maritime terr. (August-September 1987)
Ukraine: Crimea (June, September 1986)
Russia: Northern Caucasus: Kabardino-Balkaria (July 1986)
Ukraine: Crimea (May 1985)
Ukraine: Crimea (May 1984),
Russia: Kola peninsula (August 1984)
Georgia: Abkhasia (June-July 1982)
Georgia: Abkhasia (July-August 1981)
Georgia: Abkhasia (April-June 1980)

Last updated: April 16, 2009

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