Professor of the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies of St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Sc. (Cultural Studies), Dr. Sc. (Pedagogical Studies), Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation. Author of more than 170 scientific publications, including: “The Entropy of Freedom as a Global Problem of European Culture”, “‘Cultural Regression’ as a Result of Neoliberal Reforms in Post-Soviet Russia”, “Information Wars of the Post-Industrial World as a Factor in Geopolitical Competition”, “Western Civilization of the Postmodern Age: Symptoms of Decline, an Alternative Project for the Future”, and others. Professor Emeritus of SPbUHSS.