Curriculum Vitae

EXPERIENCE:
Homer Law CHTD, Washington, DC
Legislative Analyst & Legal Assistant (Federal Indian Law), 07/2015 – Present
Kaplan Bar Review, Washington, DC
Course Administrator (NY Bar), 05/2016 – 07/2016
Course Administrator (Maryland Bar), 05/2015 – 07/2015
Stanford US-Russia Forum, Washington, DC
Mentor, 09/2015 – 05/2016
American University School of International Service, Washington, DC
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer (Contemporary Russia), 01/2015 – Present
Language Services & Registration Center, Arlington, VA
Interpreter for Arlington Public Schools (Russian language), 12/2014 – Present
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
George F. Kennan Scholar, 09/2014 – Present
NGO “Kazan Interregional Center of Expert Examination,” Kazan, Russia
Legal Expert, 09/2012 – 06/2014
Arbitration Court, Kazan, Russia
Arbitrator, 09/2011 – 06/2014
Kazan Federal University, Law School, Kazan, Russia
Associate Professor (International Law, Human Rights), 09/2011 – Present
Tatar State University of Humanities and Education, Law School, Kazan, Russia
Chair, State and Law Disciplines Department, 04/2004 – 08/2011
Lecturer (International Law, Human Rights, Constitutional Law) 09/2003 – 04/2004
Liquefied Gas Ltd., Gazprom, Kazan, Russia
Lawyer, 07/2005 – 08/2007
Ombudsman of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, Russia
Public Assistant, 11/2002 – 04/2003
Ministry of Social Welfare of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, Russia
Lawyer, 02/2002 – 07/2003

EDUCATION:
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
LLM in International Legal Studies, December 2016
Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia
PhD in International Law, December 2004
JD, magna cum laude, June 2001

SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAININGS:
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Attendee, June 2016
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Recipient of the International Legal Studies Program (ILSP) Alumni Fund Scholarship, April 2016
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Scholar-in-Residence, International Law and Human Rights, 09/2014 – 05/2015
European Center for Human Rights and Democratization, Venice, Italy
Participant of the Venice Academy of Human Rights, July 2014
University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Erasmus Mundus Scholar, October – November 2013
Kazan Federal University, Faculty of Law, Kazan, Russia
Participant of the Mediation and Dispute Resolution Trainings, September – October 2013
George Mason University & US Department of State Grant, Washington, DC
Consultant, December 2011 – April 2012
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Scholar-in-Residence, Indigenous People’s Rights, February – April 2011
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
Public Policy Scholar, February – April 2011
US Department of State & Georgetown University, Kazan, Russia
Participant of the English Trainings, October 2010 – May 2011
FULBRIGHT Alumni Small Grant, Kazan, Russia
Recipient, 2008, 2010, 2011
Leaders Quest, San-Paolo, Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil
Brazil Open Leaders Quest Participant, October 2009
Central-Eurasian Grant, St-Petersburg, Moscow, Russia
Recipient, 2008
FULBRIGHT & US Department of State, Washington, DC
FULBRIGHT Scholar, March – August 2007
University of Vienna & OSCE, Vienna, Austria
Pre-Doctoral Study, October – December 2004
Pre-Doctoral Study, November – December 2003

AWARDS/HONORS:
Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
Best Monograph, 2012
Best Young Scholar, 2012
Tatar State University of Humanities and Education, Kazan, Russia
Best Lecturer and Researcher, 2010
Certificate of Honor, 2006 – 2010

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
DC Independent Film Festival, Washington, DC
Moderator, March 2016
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Speaker “Indigenous people’s Rights in Contemporary Russia” April 2015
International Symposium at Tromso University, Tromso, Norway
Speaker “Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Russia,” November 2013
BBP Law School, London, UK
Visiting Professor “Legal Problems of Relations between Mining Companies and Russian Indigenous Minorities of the North,” March 2013
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Panel Speaker “International Perspectives on the Obama Administration and Human Rights,” April 2011
University of Arizona, & University of Florida, Tucson & Gainesville, USA
Visiting Professor “International Legal and Domestic Protection of Indigenous People’s Rights in the US and Russia,” March & April 2011
University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Speaker “The Concept of Mother-Tongue and Legal Mechanisms of Its Development among Indigenous Small-Numbered Peoples of Russian North,” December 2010
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, NYC, USA
Observer, May 2007

MEMBERSHIP:
American Society of International Law, Washington, DC
Russian Association of International Law, Moscow, Russia
Editorial staff member of the Arctic Review on Law and Politics, Tromso, Norway
Editorial staff member of the Kazan Journal of International Law and International Relations, Kazan, Russia

LANGUAGES:
Russian (Native) and English (Fluent)