Chief Researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Federal Research Sociological Center of the RAS, Scientific Director of the Sociology Department of the Russian State University for the Humanities, corresponding member of the RAS, Dr. Sc. (Philosophy), Professor. Author of about 700 scientific publications, including: “Precarious Employment: Origins, Criteria, Peculiarities” (co-authored), “Precariat: the Formation of a New Class” (co-authored), “Society of Trauma: Between Evolution and Revolution (Experience of Theoretical and Empirical Analysis)”, “Thesaurus of Sociology, Centaur-Problem (Experience of Philosophical and Sociological Analysis)”, “Phantoms of Russian Society”, etc. Chairman of the International Editorial Board of the RAS journal “Sociological Studies”, Professor Emeritus of Lomonosov Moscow State University and Russian State University for the Humanities. Honorary Doctor of the Institute of Sociology of the RAS. Recipient of the M. M. Kovalevsky Prize of the RAS. Awarded the Medal for Labor Achievements and P. A. Sorokin Medal.