Birthday: January 14, 1948
Doctor of Historical Sciences, professor, vice-rector for scientific and pedagogical work in the field of humanities and youth education, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University.
Higher education was obtained in 1971, Dnipropetrovsk State University
Thesis defense in 1974 - Candidate's degree (in the specialty of the Dnipropetrovsk State University), 1990 - Doctor's degree (in the special session of the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR)
Since 1992 till now - the scientific leader of the regional program for the preparation of the scientific and documentary series of works of the national project "Rehabilitated by history", within the framework of which more than two dozen books were published. Participated in the preparation of the National Book of Memory of the victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine (volume "Dnipropetrovsk Region"), a two-volume popular science publication "The figures of state authority and self-government of the Dnipropetrovsk region: historical essays", several versions of the history of the city of Dnipropetrovsk ), five-volume edition "History of civil service in Ukraine", etc.
Awards: Order "For Merits", III Degree, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Diploma of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Excellence in Education of Ukraine, Academician of the Ukrainian Academy of Historical Sciences, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine, etc.
Sphere of scientific interests - sociopolitical and regional history of Ukraine of the newest time, problems of its historiography and methodology, historical personalities
Some scientific works:
Source of national diplomacy: International relations of the working people of Ukraine in the 20-30's: Monogr. - D.: View at DDU, 1992. - 160 s. (co-authored)
Past with bitter taste: Repressions in the historical retrospective of Soviet society: Monogr. - D.: Monolith, 2002. - 240 p. (in co-authorship).
Pain and victory: XX century in the Ukrainian dimension: Monogr. - D .: ART PRESS, 2003. - 332 p.
Nepivska Ukraine: An Analysis of Social Anomalies in the Southern Region: Monogr. - D .: DNU, 2006. - 280 p. (in co-authorship).
Dnipropetrovsk region and a "big break" in the village of the late 1920-30s: Monogr. - D .: ART PRESS, 2009. - 256 p. (in co-authorship).