Anastasia Mitrofanova

Leading Researcher
Institute of Sociology, the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Anastasia V. Mitrofanova (born 1973) is Leading Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2019); Professor at the Financial University under the Government of Russia and at the Russian State University for the Humanities (RGGU). She received her M.A. (1994) and Ph.D. (1998) from the Moscow State University, and her Dr.habilitat degree from the Diplomatic Academy of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Russia (2005). Mitrofanova’s research interests include: religious politicisation, fundamentalism, Orthodox Christianity and politics, nationalism in postsoviet states, religiopolitical movements. Main publications: Politizatsiia ‘pravoslavnogo mira’ (Moskva:  Nauka, 2004); The Politicization of Russian Orthodoxy: Actors and Ideas (Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2005).