Editor-in- chief St Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Department of Classical Philology at St. Petersburg State University
1989 – graduated from St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) State University, Department of Classics
1989 – 1992 – postgraduate student, Department of Classics
1996 – PhD thesis “Ancient Tradition about the Persian Magi”
1994 – lecturer at the Department of Classics, SPbSU
1997 – student in Modern Greek, Aristotle University, Thessaliniki, Greece
Since 1999 – Associate Professor, since 2014 – Head of the Department of Classics, SPbSU
Since 2014 – Editor-in-Chief of the journal Philologia Classica
Published a monograph “Ancient Tradition about the Persian Magi” (2011), a book “The Life of St. Andrew the Fool” (translation from Ancient Greek, preface, commentary (in Russian), 2001 and 22007)), as well as a number of papers on Classical Philology, Latin and Greek Linguistics.
Research fields – Latin and Greek Linguistics, Greek aretalogy, Byzantine hagiography, Greek and Roman syncretic cults.