Honored lawyer of RF, President of the University of Tyumen, Head of Department of Constitutional and Municipal Law of the Institute of State and Law. Scientific interests: public legal nature of bodies of local self-government. Dr. Chebotarev was the first to research the essence, mechanism and role of the presidential power in the system of division of powers in Russia. Author of 150 research works. An important part of his work is devoted to the issue of development of federated relationship in the complex system of subjects of Russian Federation. The h-index in the Russian scientific citation index – 8.