Andrei Lavruhin

BISS senior analyst. In 2001, he received his PhD from St. Petersburg State University. In the past, he headed the Department of Political Philosophy of European Humanities University (Minsk, Vilnius). He was a visiting scholar at a number of German universities: Technische Universität zu Berlin, Albert-Lüdwigs-Universität Freiburg, and Universität zu Köln.
 
Apart from working as a BISS analyst, he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology of the National Research University - Higher School of Economics, an expert of the Public Bologna Committee (Minsk, Vilnius), and a member of the Council of the Belarusian Expert Community "Our Opinion" (Minsk, Vilnius). He authored more than 80 scientific and popular science works on psychology, the sociology of knowledge as well as scientific, educational and innovation policy.
 
The area of academic interests: education, science, innovation, and human capital.
 
Apart from his mother tongue Russian, he commands Belarusian, German, and English.