Alexei Levinson (Levada-Center, Moscow)

Sociologist, head of the department of sociocultural research in Yuri Levada Analytical center, professor at Social sciences faculty of NRU HSE, PhD in Art history. Graduated Lomonosov MSU with “History of Eastern countries” specialization. Among his professional interests: qualitative methods in sociological and marketing research; education sociology; sociocultural aspects of urbanization; youth sociology; anti-Semitism problems etc. Author of multiple publications, including the collection of essays “Experience of sociography” (2004) published at New Literary Observer. Regular columnist of “Emergency supply: political and cultural debates” (“Neprikosnovenny zapas”) magazine.