Nikolai Skvortsov


Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University, Professor.

Graduated from Leningrad State University (LSU). Holds a Ph.D. degree in Philosophy. Doctor of Sciences (Sociology), professor.

Worked as sociologist: senior researcher; deputy director of the LSU Social Communications Institute for Comprehensive Social Research; director of the SPSU Center for Humanities Research and Social Prognosis. Assistant professor of the Faculty of Sociology (SPSU).

Currently holds several positions at SPSU: Chair of Comparative Sociology of the Faculty of Sociology, Dean of the Faculty of Sociology, Director of the Centre for German and European Studies, Vice-Rector for Research.

Chairman of the Russian Sociological Society named after M.M. Kovalevsky. Vice-President of the Russian Sociological Association. Member of the International Sociological Association.

Deputy Chairman of the editorial board of the Vestnik St. Petersburg University journal, member of editorial boards of several Russian academic journals on social sciences.

Author of books, academic articles and textbooks on sociology and cultural anthropology.

Academic focus: studies of ethnicity, social and cultural anthropology, and inter-cultural communications.

Recipient of honorific titles.

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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