Lecturer in Philosophy at the D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Currently I'm working on my PhD thesis related to the study of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. I also study Clinical Psychology in the Institute of Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology in Moscow. As a translator, I've translated into Russian articles of M. Pasi and A. Versluis and the Introduction of G. Magee’sHegel and the Hermetic Tradition. I'm also a secretary of the Association for the Study of Esotericism and Mysticism (http://aiem-asem.org/index/main_page/0-32).
Main research interests: Western Esotericism (especially modern esoteric currents), New Religious Movements (Thelema, Satanism, modern Western Paganism), History and Philosophy of Science, Clinical Psychology (especially studies in religious paranoia and religious delusions) and Neuroscience (studies of religious experience in neuroscience).
Contemporary Witchcraft. Wicca and Its Place in the Spiritual Culture of the 20th and the 21st Centuries. Moscow: Castalia, 2014. 236 p. ISBN 978-5-91146-998-6. (In Russian)
The Origins of Gerald Gardner's Views on Witchcraft // State, Religion and Church. No. 4 (31) 2013. Pp. 184-202. (In Russian)
The Interpretation of Local Historical Traditions in the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn // Uchenye zapiski Orlovskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. No. 4 (2013). Pp. 219-222. (In Russian)
History of Esotericism in Context of History of Philosophy // Uchenye zapiski Orlovskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta. No. 5 (2012). Pp. 142-146. (In Russian)
The Problem of Demarcation of Magic, Science, Religion // Mystic and Esoteric Movements in Theory and Practice. History and Discourse: Historical and Philosophical Aspects of the Study of Esotericism and Mysticism. St. Petersburg: Russian Christian Academy for Humanities, 2012. Pp. 205-212. (In Russian)
Origin, Evolution and Modern State of Thelema Teaching // Researches in Religious Studies. No. 5-6 (2011). Pp. 55-66. (In Russian)
Psychology of Religion and Occultism in Modern Russia // Tochki/Puncta. No. 1-2 (2011). Moscow: St. Thomas Institute of History and Theology. Pp. 244-247. (In Russian)