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Vladimir P. Zinchenko

August 10, 1931 — February 6, 2014
  • Tenured Professor (2007)

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1991
    Member of the Russian Academy of Education
  • 1967

    Doctor of Sciences* in General Psychology, Psychology of Personality, History of Psychology
    Saint Petersburg State University

  • 1956

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in General Psychology, Psychology of Personality, History of Psychology
    Institute of Psychology of the RSFSR Academy of Pedagogic Sciences

  • 1953

    Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Professor
* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2013, 2012, 2011


Professional interests

  • General and experimental psychology
  • Engineers' psychology and ergonomics, cognitive psychology
  • Theory and methology of psychology
  • Problems of psychological and mental development
  • Psychological pedagogics and developmental education
  • Russian psychological and philosophic traditions


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Today, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin celebrates his 80th birthday. The HSE News Service congratulates him, and in honour of the celebration, is publishing an extract from Andrey Kolesnikov’s book ‘Dialogues with Evgeny Yasin’.