Lyubichankovskiy Sergey Valentinovich, Full Professor, Doctor of historical sciences, Head of Department of History of Russia of the Orenburg State Pedagogical University, the senior research officer of the Volga Region’s Branch of Institute of the Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The thesis for a doctor’s degree «Provincial administration and a problem of crisis of the power in late-imperial Russia» is protected in 2008 in Northwest academy of Public Service (St.-Petersburg). The author of 5 monographies and more than 150 publications, including in magazines «Kritika» (USA), «Acta Slavica Japonicа» (Japan), «Wschodni rocznik humanistyczny» (Poland), «International Journal of Russian Studies» (Turkey), «Ukrainian historical magazine» (Ukraine), «Ab Imperio», «Russian history», etc. Participant of the international conferences in Glasgow, Stockholm, Uppsala, Torun, Kaunas, Hong-Kong, Kolkata, Osaka, Istanbul, Hamilton, Rome, Vienne, Ulan-Bator, etc.
Researches are supported by grants of the President of Russia, RFH, Uppsala University.
Member of public expert group at the Governor and the Government of the Orenburg region.
Member of the International Association for the Humanities (IAH).
Chairman of Organizing committee of the International conference “Regional Management and Problem of Efficiency of the Power in Russia” (Orenburg, 2012). Chairman of Organizing committee of the All-Russian conference “Culture of the Orenburg region: history and present time” (Orenburg, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011).
Member of editorial boards of scientific magazines : 1) East humanitarian year-book (Lublin, Poland); 2) Problems of history of Ukraine of XIX – the beginning of the XX centuries (Kiev, Ukraine); 3) News of the National Center of an Archaeography and Source Study (Astana, Kazakhstan); 4) “White spots” of the Russian and world history (Moscow); 5) Credo New. Magazine of the Russian philosophical society (St. Petersburg).
Sphere of scientific interests: History Methodology, History of the Russian statehood, intercultural communications, Russia Bureaucracy History.