Vyacheslav I. Molodin
Professor Vyacheslav Ivanovich Molodin graduated from the Department of History and Philology at the Novosibirsk State Pedagogical Institute in 1971. He received his doctorate degree in history in 1984. Professor Molodin joined the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1971 as postgraduate student of the Institute of History, Philology and Philosophy where he was Head of the Division from 1989 to 1991. In 1992, he became Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He was elected a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1997.