Head of the Department of World Economics and International Business of the Institute of Finance and Economics. Scientific interests: regional meso-economic systems, problems of cooperative management, strategic, cross-cultural and international management. Expert on the regional economy. Author of 120 research works, including 8 published abroad. Leader of a study «Trading Policy in Russia» financed by American program JFDP in the University of Montana (USA), scientific research grant of the Canada International Development Agency and Center of Trading Policy and Law. Head of the Master Degree Program «International Business» (Major in Management). A member of the Specialized Council on Thesis Defense in the University of Tyumen D 212.274.05. The h-index in the Russian scientific citation index – 5.