|Dr. Lev Dmitrievich Gudkov, a sociologist, heads the Department of Social
and Political Studies at the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion (VTsIOM)
and has a teaching appointment at the Russian State Humanities University (Moscow) and the
Jewish University (Moscow). Since 1994, he has served also as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of
the journal, Economic and Social Change: the Monitoring of Public Opinion.
Gudkov received his M.A. from the Moscow State University Department of Journalism and the
degrees of Candidate of Science (1977) and Doctor of Science in Social Sciences (1995)
from the Institute of Philosophy (Moscow) of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Before joining VTsIOM, he worked as a researcher at the Sociology Department of the
USSR State Lenin Library, the All-Union Institute for Technical Aesthetics Research, and
the Institute for Books in the All-Union Book Chamber. He has also lectured at the Jewish
University in Moscow and at the Russian State University of Humanities.
His publications include:
His public work includes monographs and articles, among them most recently:
|Metafora i ratsionalnost' kak osnova epistemologii literaturi. Moscow, 1994|
|with Boris Dubin. Intelligentsia. Moscow-Kharkov, 1995|
|with Boris Dubin. Literatura kak socialniy institut. Moscow, 1994.|
|with A. Levinson. Attitudes Toward Jews in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
New York: American Jewish Committee, 1994.|
|with A. Levinson. Attitudes Toward Jews in the Soviet Union: Public Opinion in Ten
Republics. New York: American Jewish Committee, 1992|
|"Massovaia literatura kak problema. Dlia kogo?" Novoe literaturnoe
obozrenie, 1996, 22.|
|"Victory in War: Towards Sociology of a National Symbol." Economic and
Social Change: The Monitoring of Public Opinion, 1997 #5, p.12-19.|
|"Russian Neotraditionalism." Economic and Social Change: The Monitoring of
Public Opinion, 1997 #2, p.25-32.|
|"Parameters of Antisemitism in Rusia, 1990-1997" Economic and Social
Change: The Monitoring of Public Opinion, 1998 #2.|
The title of his paper at the Stanford Conference will be "Neotraditionalism as
the Ideological Program of Educated Society."