Head of Laboratory of Linguistic Conflict Resolution Studies and Contemporary Communicative Practices of the HSE University; Chief Researcher in the RSUH Laboratory of Sociolinguistics.
He used to work as a visiting researcher and professor in universities of France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Estonia, Finland, USA, and China.
Recipient of scientific scholarships — Diderot Scholarship (France) and Humboldt Scholarship (Germany).
Honored worker of higher professional education of the Russian Federation.
First Deputy Chairman of the Commission of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation for Development of Higher Education and Science.
Winner of the Enlightener Prize.
Member of editorial boards: the international journal Russian Linguistics, such journals as Russian Speech (Moscow), Slovo.ru: Baltic Accent (Kaliningrad), and Communication Studies (Omsk).
Author of multiple monographs, textbooks, articles on Semantics, Pragmatics, Semiotics, Cultural Studies, and Russian Studies.
His books include:
- A Self-Teaching Guide in Olbanian (2013)
- A Dictionary of the Internet.ru Language (2016)
- The Russian Language on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (2017, 4th Ed.)
- A Hundred Languages. The Universe of Words and Meanings (2018)