PhD in History, Senior Lecturer, and Deputy Dean of the History Department of Karazin Kharkiv National University. Defended his dissertation in Karazin Kharkiv National University in 2005. He was a grant recipient of the German Historical Institute Moscow (2011), the New Europe College Bucharest (2012), the Center for Urban History (2013), the Institute for East and Southern European Studies in Regensburg (2014), and the University of Szeged in Hungary (2014). He is a member of the History and Computer Association.
In 2013 in cooperation with the Center for Urban History he launched the project "Industrialization and Urban Landscape of the Industrial South of the Russian Empire." The project aims to research how industrialization changed the image of the cities of the industrial south and how these changes affected the representation and meaning of urban landscape in iconographic sources. The collected materials will expand the Center’s database of visual images available for public viewing on the website.
Research interests: business history, labor history, transfer of knowledge, using information technology in historical research.
- "Foreign Entrepreneurs and Industrialization in South Russia in the Late 19th and early 20th century." New Europe College Black Sea Link Program Yearbook 2012-2013, ed. Irina Vainovski-Mihai, Bucharest: New Europe College, 2014, 83-107.
- "Escaping Paternalism: Transfer of Managerial Models by Foreign Industrialists to South Russia in the Late 19th – Early 20th Centuries." Journal of the Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2014, Issue 49.
· "Foreign Entrepreneurs as Importers of Capital, Innovation, and Management in the Ukrainian Provinces of the Russian Empire in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries." Ukrainian Historical Journal, 2014. Vol. 3 (No. 516), 152-167.
- "Digital History: Development, Current Status, and Perspectives." Special Historical Subjects, 2013, No. 21, 27-44.
- "Model of a Dynamic Database of Industrial Enterprises of Ukrainian Provinces of the Russian Empire in the Early Twentieth Century." Terms of ideas: Database in Historical Studies, ed. VN Vladimirov, IM Harskovoy. Barnaul, 2013, 156-171.
Presentations of Interim Reports of Project:
- "Borders within borders": Foreign Industrialists and the Transformation of the Landscape in the Donbass (late 19th – early 20th century).
- The international conference "Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Canada, Europe, and Ukraine", University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 16-18 October 2014.
- International Mobility of Industrialists and the Transformation of the Urban Landscape in the Industrial South of the Russian Empire.
- The international conference "Migration and Landscape Change", Munich, Germany, 23-25 May 2014.
- Escaping paternalism: transfer of managerial models by foreign industrialists to South Russia in the late 19th – early 20th century.
- The World Business History Conference. Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 16-17 March 2014.