Research interests:ethnography of East Slavic peoples, culture of migrant small ethnic groups, adaptation processes, preservation of cultural heritage, traditions and innovations in the culture of sustainability, new methods in ethnography (methods of dendrochronology, information technology, neuroscience).
PhD thesis: “Architectural and construction traditions of the peasantry in the north of the Upper Ob region: problems of evolution and contacts. Mid XIX – early XX century ” (1997), scientific adviser – I.N. Gemuev.
Doctoral dissertation: “Russians of Siberia: architecture in the aspect of ethnocultural adaptation. XVII-XX centuries” (2005).