Evgeni Varshaver – PhD in social sciences, head of the Migration and Ethnicity Research Group, senior researcher at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

Born in 1986 in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow ORT School (No. 1299), the International Academy of Business and Management (specialist, sociology), MSSES (master’s degree, sociology), as well as Israeli Merkaz a-Beinthumi be-Herzeliya (master’s degree, state administration, counterterrorism). PhD thesis was defended in 2016 at HSE. Since 2010, Evgeni has been participating, and since 2013 he has been leading research in the field of migration, ethnicity and integration of migrants in Russia. In addition, since 2011, he has been organizing research and educational expeditions for students in Russia, the CIS countries (Kyrgyzstan, Armenia) and foreign countries (Great Britain).