since 08.2018 – Research assistant in the international Project New Religious Culture in Late and Post-Soviet Russia: Ideology, Social Networks, Discourses, Faculty of Translation, Language and Culture Studies at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
since 10.2014 – Lecturer for Persian Language and Iranian Culture, Literature and Religions, Department of Languages and Cultures of the Middle East at Heidelberg University, Germany
Dr. phil./ University of Gothenburg, Sweden (2012). Subject: Study of Religion. Dissertation: On the Good Faith: A Fourfold Discursive Construction of Zoroastrianism in Modern Russia.
M. A./ Heidelberg University, Germany (2005). Subjects: Comparative Study of Religions, Iranian Studies, History of European Art. Thesis: Astro-Zoroastrianism in Modern Russia and Belarus (in German).
B. A./ St Petersburg State University, Russian Federation (2000). Subject: Comparative Study of Religions. Thesis: The xvarena-Concept in Zoroastrianism (in Russian).