Mikhail D. Sharygin
15 Bukireva, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of Geography
Department of Socioeconomic Geography
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Date of Birth
Faculty of Natural Geography at Kirov Pedagogical Institute. 1962.
Post-graduate Study. Perm State University. 1970.
Academic Degrees and Titles
Candidate of Geography. Moscow State University. 1970.
Doctor of Geography. Moscow State University. 1980.
Stages of Professional Career
Graduate student, Faculty of Geography, Perm State University. 1966-1970.
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Geography, Perm State University. 1970-1973.
Reader, Faculty of Geography, Perm State University. 1973-1982.
Head of Department of Socioeconomic Geography, Perm State University. Since 1971 until present date.
Membership in Scientific Councils, State and Public Associations
Chairman of Dissertation Council awarding Candidate degrees in speciality “Economic, Social and Political Geography” at Perm State University. 1996-2000.
Chairman of Dissertation Council awarding Candidate and Doctor degrees in speciality “Economic, social and political geography” at Perm State University. 2001-2007.
Chairman of Dissertation Council awarding Candidate and Doctor degrees in speciality “Economic, social, political and recreation Geography” at Perm State University. 2010.
Member of Education and Methodical Association of Russian Universities in Higher Geographic Education, member of the Academic Council of Russian Geographic Society, member of the advisory council of Russian Geographers-Sociologists Association.
Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, the International Academy of Sciences of Higher School, the International Academy of Sciences (Health and Ecology). 1991.
Management of Research Projects
1. Grant of the Russian Scientific Fund for the Humanities “Evaluation of human living environment”. 2006.
2. Grant of the President of the Russian Federation “Territorial and social systems”. 1994.
3. Grant of the Government of the Russian Federation “Territorial and industrial complexes of Russia”. 1996.
Current Research Activities
Research into theoretical and methodological issues of social geography, regional organisation of society, socioeconomic classification zoning. Applied research of the Ural area and Perm region, on the validation of rationalisation of intersectoral and territorial structure of human environment, on regional and municipal management.
Academic and other Awards
Meritorious Scientist of the Russian Federation. 1991.
Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation. 1983.
Laureate of the prize of the State Committee of Education of the USSR. 1989.
Russian Geographic Society diploma "For the Distinguished Achievements in Geography". 1996.
Badge of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Professional Education of the USSR “For the Outstanding Success in Work”. 1989.
Honorary title “Scientific School Founder” awarded by the Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. 2009.
Honorary title “Meritorious Scientist of Perm State University”. 2009.
Total Number of Publications
520 scientific articles,
36 course books and textbooks.
1. Sharygin M.D. The fundamental principles of regional policy. Perm, 2006. (In Russian)
2. Sharygin M.D., Vironin V.N. Economic, social and political geography. Samara, 2006. (In Russian)
3. Sharygin M.D. Territorial management and planning. Perm, 2007. (In Russian)
4. Trofimov A.M., Sharygin M.D. General Geography: theory and methodology. Perm, 2007. (In Russian)
5. Sharygin M.D. Current issues of economic and social geography. Perm, 2008.
6. Sharygin M.D. The Ural region: spatial analysis and diagnostics of socioeconomic development. Perm, 2008. (In Russian)
7. Sharygin M.D. Economic geography and regionalistics. Perm, 2010. (In Russian)