PhD inHistory (1997), D.Sc. in Political Science (2011). A professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnitsa, Ukraine. Research interests revolve around quantification and modeling in history and theory of history, simulation, and forecasting of social and political processes on the base of synergetic approach. Author of the model and prognosis of dynamics of international migrations potential by 2050. Author of two monographs titled “Prognostication of a paradigm shift of historical cognition: searching for a method” (2010, in Russian) and “Political processes: theory and practice of simulation” (2011, in Ukrainian). Among articles “Synergetic modification of J. Davies’ model for simulation of ‘sudden’ formation of protest activity” in the Athenaeum, (2015) and “Simulation Modeling of Political Instability and Maydan of 2013/2014 in Ukraine” in the European Journal of Transformation Studies (2014).