1970: M.A. (Developmental and Educational Psychology), Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
1973: PhD. (Cognitive Development/Learning), Moscow State University, Russia
1987: Dr.Sc. (Functional Cognitive Development/Mental Activity Formation), Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
1970 - 1973 - Researcher, Faculty of Psychology, Moscow State University (FP MSU) Moscow, Russia
1973 - 1977 - Assistant Professor, FP MSU
1977 - 1981 - Senior Assistant Professor, FP MSU
1981 - 1989 - Associate Professor, FP MSU
1989 - 2012 - Professor, Head of Department of Developmental Psychology, FP MSU
2012 – 2017 - Professor, Head of Department of Educational Psychology, FP MSU
1993 - recently - Docent (Applied Developmental Psychology), Faculty of Behavioral Science, University of Helsinki, Finland.
1998 - recently - Docent (Applied Developmental Psychology), Faculty of Education, University of Lapland, Finland
Courses of Lectures, Seminars, Workshops
General and Applied Developmental Psychology;
Formation and Development of Mental Activity;
Psychological Training of Teachers' Trainers;
Life-Span Development and Educational Technologies
Functional Development of Mental Activity
Developmental Dimensions in Instructional Design
Post-Vygotskian Developmental and Learning Psychology and its Educational Application
Invited Addresses and Lectures
During the last years:
Keynote speech at the IX European Congress on Psychology, Prague, 2007
Keynote speech at the 11th Association of Educational and Communicational Technologies Convention, Louisville, USA, 2009
Keynote speech at the XII Conference of the European Association of Teacher Training, Budapest, Hungary, 2010
Keynote speech at the XXI Interamerican Congress, Medellin, Colombia, 2011
Invited Professorship in the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands(1993). Invited Professorship in the University of Helsinki, Finland (1996-1997), Invited Professorship in Free University Berlin, Germany (10.2004 – 10.2005), Invited Professorship in Strasburg University, France (2007, 2009), Invited Professorship in Freiburg University, Germany (2008)
In the 80s- 2000s - a variety of invited lectures and lecture courses in the universities of Germany, Finland, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Check Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Estonia, France.
Recent Positions or honors
Fellow of International Academy of Education (IAE);
Honorary Professor of Moscow State University
Honorary Doctor of Helsinki University, Finland
Professor of National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia
Member of Editorial Boards of 7 National journals on psychology and education