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GRINEV Andrey V.
  • Position
    Professor
  • Affiliation
    Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
  • Degree
    Doctor of History
  • Polytechnicheskaya ul. 29, Korp. 3-201a Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University 195251 St. Petersburg
  • Biography
  • Publications

Professional biography: Andrei V. Grinëv was born on 4 July 1960 in Barnaul (Altai region), where he successfully graduated from Altai State University in 1983. He defended his Ph.D. thesis in Moscow in 1987 at the Institute of Ethnography of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Additionally, he defended his doctoral dissertation in St. Petersburg in 2000 at Saint Petersburg State University. Currently, he works at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University as a professor in the Department of Humanities. His main academic topic is the history and ethnography of Russian America. In more than 35 years of scientific work, he has published 250 academic works, including several monographs in Russian and English – see, for example, The Tlingit Indians in Russian America, 1741–1867 (2005); Russian Colonization of Alaska: Preconditions, Discovery, and Initial Development, 1741–1799 (2018); and 194 scientific articles, including translations that were published in Russia, the USA, Canada, Western Europe, China, and Japan.

Research interests: history and ethnography of Russian America, military history, theoretical questions of history, scientometrics