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Evgeny N. Osin

  • Evgeny N. Osin has been at HSE University since 2007.

Education and Degrees

  • 2009

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in General Psychology, Psychology of Personality, History of Psychology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University
    Thesis Title: Loss of meaning as perceived alienation: structure and assessment

  • 2007

    Doctoral programme in General Psychology, Personality, History of Psychology
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Psychology

  • 2004

    Degree in Psychologist, psychology teacher
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Psychology

* 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.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Professoriate" (2017-2018)
Category "New Lecturers" (2009-2011)



  • Article Hässler T., Ullrich J., Bernardino M., Shnabel N., Valdenegro D., Van Laar C., Sebben S., Visintin E. P., Tropp L. R., González R., Abrams D., Ditlmann R. K., Selvanathan H. P., von Zimmermann J., Wright S., Brankovic M., Aydin A. L., Pasek M., Pereira A., Žeželj I., Lantos N. A., Sainz M., Glenz A., Oberpfalzerová H., Bilewicz M., Kende A., Kuzawinska O., Otten S., Maloku E., Gul P., Noor M., Pistella J., Baiocco R., Jelic M., Osin E. N., Bareket O., Biruski D. C., Cook J., Dawood M., Droogendyk L., Loyo A. H., Kelmendi K., Ugarte L. M. A large-scale test of the link between intergroup contact and support for social change // Nature Human Behaviour. 2020. Vol. 4. P. 380-386. doi
  • Article Kachur A., Osin E. N., Davydov D., Shutilov K., Novokshonov A. Assessing the Big Five personality traits using real-life static facial images // Scientific Reports. 2020. Vol. 10. P. 8487. doi
  • Article Rogoza R., Żemojtel-Piotrowska M., Jonason P. K., Piotrowski J., Campbell K. W., Gebauer J. E., Maltby J., Sedikides C., Adamovic M., Adams B. G., Ang R. P., Ardi R., Atitsogbe K. A., Baltatescu S., Bilić S., Bodroža B., Brulin J. G., Poonoosamy H. Y., Chaleeraktrakoon T., Dominguez A. D., Dragova-Koleva S., El-Astal S., Eldesoki W. L., Gouveia V. V., Gundolf K., Ilisko D., Jukić T., Kamble S. V., Khachatryan N., Klicperova-Baker M., Kovacs M., Kozytska I., Fernandez A. L., Lehmann K., Lei X., Liik K., McCain J., Milfont T. L., Nehrlich A., Osin E. N., Özsoy E., Park J., Ramos-Diaz J., Riđić O., Qadir A., Samekin A., Tiliouine H., Tomsik R., Umeh C. S., Van den Bos K., Van Hiel A., Vauclair C., Włodarczyk A. Structure of Dark Triad Dirty Dozen across eight world regions // Assessment. 2020 doi (in press)
  • Article Осин Е. Н., Турилина И. И. Краткосрочные эффекты онлайн-практики медитации осознанности // Экспериментальная психология. 2020. Т. 13. № 1. С. 51-62. doi













Chapter Осин Е. Н., Леонтьев Д. А. Апробация русскоязычных версий двух шкал экспресс-оценки субъективного благополучия // В кн.: Материалы III Всероссийского социологического конгресса. М. : Институт социологии РАН, 2008.



Chapter Kaliteyevskaya E. R., Borodkina I. I., Leontiev D., Osin E. N. Meaning, Adjustment, and Autodetermination in Adolescence, in: Dimensions of well-being. Research and intervention. Milan : Franco Angeli, 2005. P. 157-171.



Principal Investigator:

Russian Foundation for Humanities «Personality, motivational, and organizational predictors of psychological well-being at work» (2015-2017);

Russian Foundation for Humanities «The role of personality resources in the system of work motivation» (2012);

HSE Science Foundation «Alienation in Russia: psychological aspects and social predictors» (2010-2011);

Leverhulme Trust Visiting Research Fellowship (University of East London, 2008).


Team Member:

Russian Science Foundation: «Existential issues in contemporary personality psychology» (2014-2016, PI: Dmitry Leontiev);

Russian Foundation for Humanities: «The role of inner dialogue and self-reflection in personality self-regulation, self-attitude, and self-development» (2014-2016, PI: Dmitry Leontiev);

Russian Foundation for Humanities «Choice as inner activity: levels, strategies, and personality predictors» (2012-2013, PI: Dmitry Leontiev);

Russian Foundation for Humanities «Motivational and personality predictors of academic success and psychological well-being» (2012-2014, PI: Tamara Gordeeva);

Russian Foundation for Humanities «Structure and assessment of personality potential» (2006-2008, PI: Dmitry Leontiev).

Russian Foundation for Basic Research «Effects of socio-cultural factors on individual psychological characteristics» (2012-2013, PI: Dmitry Leontiev).

Federal Programme on Education Development: «Development of indicators and analysis of the factors of personality potential and psychological well-being development in general school students» (2007, PI: Dmitry Leontiev), «Assessment of readiness for career choice in general school sudents based on pesonality potential factors » (2008, PI: Dmitry Leontiev)

Editorial / Review experience

Editorial board member: International Journal of Well-Being, Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics, Organizational Psychology, Psychology HSE Working Paper series.

Ad-hoc reviewer: The Journal of Positive Psychology, Social Indicators Research, International Perspectives in Psychology, Depression and Anxiety, Europe's Journal of Psychology, International Journal of Psychology, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Time and Society, Voprosy Psikhologii, PLOS One, Psychological Reports.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

Advanced Study Courses:

Multilevel Linear Modeling (MLM) with Large-Scale Assessment Data (IEA, 2017)
Data Analysis in R (HSE, 2014, 2015)
Advanced Data Analysis in Mplus (Utrecht University Summer School, 2013)
Analysis of Multitrait-Multimethod Matrices (M. Eid, HSE, 2012)
Structural Equation Modelling in EQS (P. Bentler, Freie Universitat Berlin, 2008)
Psychological counselling: Existential analysis (HSE, 2007-2010)
Existential Psychology (Institute for Existential Psychology, 2001-2005)


Visiting Lecturer:

University of East London, UK (2008), Master of Applied Positive Psychology Programme
University of Umea, Sweden (2012)
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France (2015)

Employment history


Development and validation of psychometric instruments for business, education (over 50 questionnaires), review of existing psychometric projects.

Development and coordination of large-scale surveys: assessment of psychological well-being, work motivation, personality resources of employees, corporate culture in organizations.

Psychological analysis of applied problems based on scientific findings, research planning, quantitative data analysis, consultancy for businesses, state organizations.

Training in research methods, psychometrics, and data analysis; applying evidence-based interventions aimed to improve psychological well-being.


Consultancy projects:


New Development Paradigm (Royal Government of Bhutan), member of the International Expert Working Group on happiness and well-being.

Giunti O.S. Russia: psychometric development of BFQ-2 in Russian language.

Psychologies Russia: development of questionnaires for a large-scale survey, data processing, generation of individualized feedback profiles.

Time Diagnostics / Time Intelligence (UK), development of Time Intelligence Report instrument.

Experience of large-scale surveys in large Russian production companies.


Media experience:


Psychologies, RBC Daily, Maxim, Ogonyok, TV Rain, Voice of Russia etc.

Timetable for today

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HSE Staff Members Get Scopus Awards as Most Cited Russian Scholars

The academic publisher Elsevier has given awards to Russian scholars with the best citation indices in the Scopus database of research publications. HSE is the university with the most winning scholars.

Recent Lecture Highlights Significant Research on Values Undertaken at School of Psychology

Values have a great influence in our life. They play a constant role in economics, politics and societies or in disciplines like philosophy, psychology, religion, and sociology. They are fundamental in the construction of a good life for every individual, for achieving quality of life, and for finding meaning.

When There Is No One Around

How solitude differs from loneliness

Laboratory Staff at the 9th Conference on Positive Psychology in Budapest

At the end of June, the 9th Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) was held in Budapest, Hungary. The topic this year is “Positive Psychology for the Prosperity of Europe in Transition.” The conference was organized on the basis of the University of Budapest and brought together more than seven hundred participants from 66 countries.

Exploring Happiness, Well-being and Eudaimonia

For psychologists interested in questions of human wellbeing, a recent symposium held by the HSE International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the aspects and forms of happiness. For two days on June 1-2, half a dozen scholars took part in the symposium, entitled ‘Happiness beyond well-being’, which consisted of several roundtables on the theoretical and methodological aspects of the problem.

Laureates of Golden HSE 2016

On December 20, 2016, the ZIL Cultural Centre hosted this year’s Golden HSE awards ceremony. This year saw several significant changes to the award rules: new nominations have appeared, many of them were divided into categories for different groups of employees — all to help ensure HSE was able to express its gratitude to a larger number of worthy candidates.