Curriculum Vitae


American University School of International Service, Washington, DC
Adjunct Professor (Contemporary Russia, Arctic Development & Indigenous Peoples), 01/2015 – Present
Kazan Federal University, Law School, Kazan, Russia
Associate Professor (International Law, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights), 09/2011 – 09/2014
Homer Law CHTD, Washington, DC
Legislative Analyst & Legal Assistant (Federal Indian Law), 07/2015 – 10/2018

World Bank Group, Washington, DC
Consultant (Russian Indigenous Youth Social Exclusion/Inclusion Project), 03/2017 –06/2017
Arlington Public Schools, Arlington, VA
Russian Language Teacher, 04/2017 – 06/2017
Interpreter for Arlington Public Schools (Russian language), 12/2014 – 09/2016
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

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

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, Polar Institute 09/2018 – 08/2019
George F. Kennan Scholar, 08/2014 – 06/2015
Public Policy Scholar, February – April 2011
Fulbright-Kennan Scholar, March – August 2007
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
International Human Rights Law Specialization Certificate, December 2016
Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Attendee, June 2016
Recipient of the International Legal Studies Program (ILSP) Alumni Fund Scholarship, April 2016
Scholar-in-Residence, International Law and Human Rights, 09/2014 – 05/2015
Scholar-in-Residence, Indigenous People’s Rights, February – April 2011
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
US Department of State & Georgetown University, Kazan, Russia
Participant of the English Trainings, October 2010 – May 2011

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

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, NYC, USA
Observer, April 2019
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC
Panel Speaker on Land Rights & Indigenous Peoples at the Symposium on the Legal Effects of Environmental Destruction on Human Rights and Global Migration, February 2019
Woodrow Wilson Center, Kennan Institute, Washington, DC
Moderator of the Russian Constitution 25th Anniversary Panel, December 2018
Woodrow Wilson Center, Canada Institute, Washington, DC
Panel Discussant on Involving Indigenous People in North American Energy Projects, October 2018
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

Russian Association of International Law, Moscow, Russia
Editorial staff member of the Kazan University Law Review, Kazan, Russia
Editorial staff member of the Kazan Journal of International Law and International Relations, Kazan, Russia

Russian (Native) and English (Fluent)