Nikita Pokrovsky (1951)--Professor and Head, Department of General Sociology, State University-Higher School of Economics, Ph.D., Dr.Sc. (Theoretical Sociology). Ajunct teaching: Moscow (Lomonosov) State University, MGIMO-University.
Research and publication interests: history of American social thought and theoretical sociology, early American philosophy, American Transcendentalism, theory of anomie and loneliness, Globalization theory, "cellular" globalization, theory of consumption (tourism, photography, food, fashions). President of the Society of Professional Sociologists (Russia).
Fulbright research Professorship at Indiana University Northwest (Gary). Project title: Radicalizing the Outsiders: Confronting Rural/Urban Ostracisation in Today's Russia.
www.hse.ru (State University--Higher School of Economics)
www.sociolog.net (Society of Professional Sociologists)