Гранкин Юрий Юрьевич
Grankin Yuriy Yuryevich
Y.Y. Grankin graduated from the Philology Department of Pyatigorsk State Pedagogic Institute of Foreign Languages in 1985. After the graduation Yuriy Grankin worked 4 years as a teacher of Russian language and literature in school in Urozhaynoe, Levokumsk region of Stavropol Krai. After that he became a professor and then a Head of Department in Pedagogic College in Cherkessk, Karachay Cherkess Republic, deputy Head of ideological Department of the City Committee of CPSU of Cherkessk.
Since 1997 Y.Y. Grankin has been working in PSLU. He began from the assistant, then senior lecturer of the Chair of Russian and foreign history, being actively occupied with the researches about history of the peoples of the North Caucasus, and Deputy Dean for academic work of the Department of State Service and Management. In 2002 Y.Y. Grankin defended a Candidate thesis and was appointed as Assistant Professor of the Chair of Russian and Foreign History at PSLU. In 2004 he became an Assistant Professor at the History Chair.
In 2004-2005 Y.Y. Grankin worked as Prorector for part-time, extramural, and distant education of the university. From December 2005 to August 2006 Yuriy Grankin occupied position of Prorector for Academic Work, from 2007 he became a Prorector for academic policy and innovational development of university potential. In 2008 he was elected as Professor of the Chair of Russian and Foreign History (now the Chair of Historic, Social and Philosophic Disciplines, Oriental Studies, and Theology).
In 2012 Y.Y. Grankin defended his Doctor thesis in the field of 07.00.02 – Russian history, and in 2013 he received a rank of Professor of the Chair of History of Country and Law of Russian and Foreign Countries.
Professor Y.Y. Grankin is an author of more than 70 academic publications in central and local scientific journals, author and co-author of 9 scientific monographs, dedicated to the history of the peoples of the North Caucasus, and history of economic relations between Russians and mountain peoples of the North Caucasus in XVIII-XIX centuries. Yuriy Grankin published several methodical materials on the history of the North Caucasus peoples. Professor Y.Y. Grankin reads lectures about the Russian history, and history of government management in Russia. Professor Y.Y. Grankin is an active participant of the range of international and all-Russian scientific forums on the problems of history. He is manager of scientific work of postgraduate students and candidates. Under the direction of Professor Y.Y. Grankin three Candidate theses were defended in the field of 07.00.02 – Russian history.
Professor Y.Y. Grankin received a commemorative medal “For Merit to Pyatigorsk”, certificate of the Ministry of Education of Stavropol Krai, certificate of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, and “Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”.