Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor at the Institute of the Higher School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Saint Petersburg State University.
Was born in 1959 in Lipetsk Region. Doctor of Philological Sciences, professor, Department of Media Linguistics of the Higher School of Journalism and Mass Communications of Saint Petersburg State University. Completed a graduate program at the Department of Soviet Literature of Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University. Author of more than 300 research publications dedicated to the stylistics of fiction and media texts, history of Russian literature of the 20th century, and rhetoric.
Member of the editorial board of four Russian and foreign periodicals. Published works in Russian, English, German, Polish, and Korean in Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Ukraine, and South Korea. Representative Bibliography: “Eschatological Topics in Russian Traditional Prose of the Second Half of the 20th Century and Early 21st Century” (Saint Petersburg, 2008); “About Things and People Russian...” (Saint Petersburg, 2000); Lexical Stylistics (Saint Petersburg, 2007); “Culture of Speech and Oratory” (Saint Petersburg, 2005); “Motifs of Being in the Work of V. P. Astafyev” (Saint Petersburg, 2010); “Russian Literary Eschatology, 20th Century: Eschatological Ideas of Traditionalist Prose Writers” (Lambert, 2012), “Technology of Public Speaking” (Lesgaft State University of Physical Education, Sports and Health, 2016, co-authored with N.G. Boykova, and V.I. Konkov), “Valentin Rasputin In His Own Words and Words of Others” (Saint Petersburg, 2018), etc.