Curriculum Vitae (click to download)
- Ph.D. (Neuroscience), Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
- M.D., Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
- M.A. (spirituality), School of Contemporary Hesychasm (Soviet underground, Leningrad and Moscow)
(for the pdf of the article on underground schools in Soviet Russia, click here)
- Cert. in Neurodiagnostics and Psychotherapy, Bekhterev PsychoNeurological Research Institute
Topics in religious cognition, religious experience, introspection, meditation and conscious thought. Issues in religion, metaphysics and spirituality. Areas of concentration: Cognitive phenomenology; the Phenomenology of Life (A.-T. Tymieniecka); the philosophies of Shankara, Ibn Arabi, and Suhrawardi; experimental philosophy; theoretical psychology; nonlinear dynamics in neuroscience. Topics in transformation, in consciousness, individuals and groups.