Professor of the Department of Theory and History of International Relations, RUDN University. He has practical experience in computer modeling and the formation of databases on conflicts, experience in analyzing differences in the identity of historical subjects as one of the main causes of conflicts. He is a graduate of the School of Quantitative History of Academician L.V. Milov (Faculty of History, Lomonosov Moscow State University), who, in turn, is a student of Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences and RAS I.D. Kovalchenko.