Researcher at Rare Book Department
Russian Academy of Science Library
Dmitry is a researcher at Rare Book Department of Russian Academy of Science Library (Biblioteka Akademii Nauk, BAN) in Saint Petersburg. He graduated from History faculty of Petrozavodsk State University in 2005 and earned a Ph.D. degree in history from Saint Petersburg History Institute, Russian Academy of Science in 2009. In 2011 – 2012 he was a Fulbright fellow at John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Dmitry is a lecturer at Russian Christian Academy for Humanities and a member of Association for the Study of Esotericism and Mysticism. He is the author of publications on book history, colonial America and Modern Paganism, including a book Faces of Proteus: A History of Modern Paganism as a Religious Identity (2020).