Head of Education of the School of Advanced Studies. Daniel holds an MA from the University of Warsaw (Poland) and a doctorate from the University of Winchester (UK). Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK, 2016), Associate Member of the Center of Higher Education Futures (Denmark, 2016-) and a Fulbright Scholar at Wagner College (2016-17), Daniel is also a co-founder of the European Liberal Arts Initiative (2017-) and a member of the editorial team of Early Career Higher Education Researchers (2018-). Daniel believes in imaginative yet organized higher education institutions that serve their communities by challenging the boundaries of the possible.
Head of the Research Group at SKOLKOVO Education Development Centre. She has a BA from The National University of Ostroh Academy (Ukraine), and an MA from St. Petersburg State University (Russia). Her professional and research interests fall under the umbrellas of university transformation and experimental higher education. Dara has taken part in multiple strategy sessions for the top management of Russian universities as an expert.
Director of the School of Advanced Studies. Andrey holds a PhD from St. Petersburg State University and another PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. In 2006-9 he was a lecturer and Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University, in 2009-11 he was a Newton international research fellow of the British Academy, since 2012 he is an associate professor at Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO. Andrey is the author of “Universities: Transformational Governance” MOOC and has worked with dozens of universities across Russia to help transform their research and education.
Academic Positioning Advisor at the School for Advanced Studies and Moderator of Educational Programs at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
Katerina creates academic identity, values, mission and brand of SAS. She designs and organizes the experimental core course “City as a Text”, the summer school “Endless futures and human limitations” and other SAS projects.
Since 2012, she has been cooperating with Russian development institutes and think tanks in the field of education, regional development, technology and innovations.
Program manager at SKOLKOVO Education Development Centre. Lydia has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University). She has previously served as the Head of Educational projects Dept. at Full House School, running projects in corporate education and online programs. Lydia’s main areas of expertise are training for executives of higher education and research organizations, educational innovations, instructional design and informal education.