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Leonov Nikolay Ilich

Leonov Nikolay Ilich Position: Head of the Department of Social Psychology and Conflictology
Academic degree: Doctor of Psychology
Academic title: Professor

Contact details:

Address: 426034 Izhevsk, Universitetskaya street, 1/6, room 105
Phone: +7 (3412) 916124
e-mail: nileonov@mail.ru

Biographical data:

Born in January 16, 1957.

In 1979 he graduated from the Far Eastern State University, and in 1987 – from Leningrad State University named after A.A. Zhdanov. He has been working in The Udmurt State University since 1987. In 1997 he received his first academic degree of candidate of psychological sciences and the title of associate professor. In 2002 he successfully defended his doctoral thesis, and in 2003 he was awarded the academic title of professor of social psychology. He passed all stages of scientific and teaching activities at the university: from assistant to professor. In 1998, on his initiative the Department of Social Psychology was opened in UdSU; now he is a head of it. From 1998 till 2006 he was a Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy; during the period 2007-2012 he was a Vice-rector for scientific work. In 2011 he finished his trainee job in Spain and Israel on the issue of innovative entrepreneurship. As a coordinator and participant of international projects he held traineeship in England, Germany and the United States in 2003-2005.

Research interests:

He manages postgraduate and doctoral training on specialty 19.00.05 - "Social Psychology" and develops a scientific school in the field of social psychology and vocational pedagogy (website address http://school.udsu.ru). Under his guidance, 20 PhD theses were prepared and defended; he also helps to prepare doctoral dissertations for defense. He is a head of two magistracies: "Conflictology" and "Social psychology". Representatives of such countries as Iraq and Spain study and perform master’s thesis in these magistracies.

He has published over 200 papers in the field of social psychology, conflictology and management, including monographs and textbooks with a signature stamp of UMO RF recommended to Russian universities, which are used in the CIS (Kazakhstan, Belarus, Ukraine) and abroad (Spain, Iraq). Author’s works have been translated into Spanish and Arabic. In 2013, for the first time in Arabic language, Iraq Publisher "Bayt Alhokma" ("House of Wisdom") published the textbook "Conflictology"

Scientific-organizational activities:

He is a vice-president of the Russian Psychological Society, a chairman of the Regional Department of Psychology and a member of the Presidium of the Russian Psychological Society, a honorary worker of higher education of the Russian Federation; a corresponding member of the International Academy of Psychological Science, a member of the Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences. He is an expert of Russian Scientific (RSF) and Humanitarian Fund (RHF), a federal expert on accreditation of universities of the Russian Federation; a consultant of the largest companies in Russia and abroad in the field of personnel management and conflict resolution, a business trainer.

He is a member of the editorial board of the journal "Bulletin of Udmurt University". He was an organizer of the All-Russian and international conferences "Man and the World" in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014.

He is a member of dissertation councils for defense of doctoral dissertations in psychology at the National Research University (Saratov), in psychology and pedagogy at the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology of Professional Education of RAO.

He is a guest lecturer of universities near and far abroad: University of Aktobe (Kazakhstan), the University of Granada (Spain) on the methodology and practice of conflict resolution. He provides a partnership with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Granada (Spain).