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Disa Malbakhova

  • Disa Malbakhova has been at HSE University since 2017.


Manager of the Department of Theoretical Economics:

  • Managing and coordinating the work of the Department;
  • Providing full administrative and information support to the Head of the Department and professors of the Department;
  • Leading and managing administrative staff of the Department;
  • Planning, coordinating and controlling Department courses;
  • Planning, coordinating and controlling teaching load of the Department;
  • Managing and coordinating HR processes at the Department (recruitment procedures, re-employment, resignation, paid/unpaid leaves, sabbaticals, sick leaves, business trips, etc);
  • Preparing and coordinating contracts with visiting lecturers, scholars, teaching and research assistants;
  • Editing the Department website, posting news, announcements;
  • Monitoring and controlling the fullness of the personal pages of the Department staff;
  • Coordinating Department research seminar;
  • Implementing  other tasks and projects on behalf of the Department Head  and the Dean of the faculty
  • Performing the duties of the assistant of the Educational and Methodological Council in Economics



  • 2016

    Bachelor's in Linguistics
    Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

  • Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Translator for Specific Purposes in Humanities (Diploma with honors)

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

University of California, Irvine, course "Project management: The Basics for Success", Coursera, September 2021

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Yale University, course "Introduction to Psychology", Coursera, August 2021

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University of Michigan, course "Leading Teams", Coursera, August 2021

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Peoples' Friendship University of Russia                                                                                                     

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Television school, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia TV                                                                                      

Awards and Accomplishments

Acknowledgement for an active participation in the project of Constitutional Rights Foundation "The Global Democracy Dialogues", UCLA

Golden HSE Award 2019

Nominee for "Golden person"- https://www.hse.ru/gold/cm/kind/2019/malbakhova



Employment history

Integrated Services Group (ISG), 2B Service Company, Moscow                                                                          Manager of the Customer relations department/Procurement tender specialist – November 2012-November 2015

Canadian child care center "Our children-Our school", Мoscow                                                      School Administrator/Personal assistant – November 2015-October 2017

ABC KIDS international preschool, Moscow                                                                                        Preschool English Teacher (Native-Speaker Teacher's assistant) – October 2017- December 2017

National Research University Higher School of Economics                                                            Faculty of Economic Sciences, Moscow                                                                                             Assistant to Dean – December 2017- January 2019

National Research University Higher School of Economics                                                            Faculty of Economic Sciences, Department of Theoretical Economics and International office, Moscow                                                                                                                                             Manager – February 2019- Present

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'I go above and beyond to help the internationally hired faculty'

HSE University is more than just an outstanding University, but a unique environment, comprised of impressive communication, friendships and driven purpose. Disa Malbakhova, Department of Theoretical Economics  manager and the Faculty of Economic Sciences International office International Recruitment Coordinator,  illustrates her role at HSE University and the passion and love she has for her work.