Kolesnikova Olga N.

department Faculty of Sociology
position Dean, Professor of the Department of Social Work
degree Candidate of Sociology
academic rank Assistant Professor
office 656049, Russia, Barnaul, Dimitrova Street 66, Rooms 202, 501
phone +7 (3852) 366-319, +7 (3852) 366-345
e-mail kolesnikova@socio.asu.ru


  • Social forecasting and project planning;
  • Pedagogics and psychology in higher education institutions (master’s degree students);
  • Methods of teaching social subjects at school.


  • 1980 – graduated from Ust-Kamenogorsk Pedagogic Institute as a history and social science teacher and educational work methodologist;
  • 2000 – attained Candidate of Sociology degree, thesis “Forming of people’s social security system in the region of ecological problems (comparative analysis of Altai Krai and East Kazakhstan Region).


Has been actively working on her additional education. Attended extension courses in Netherlands, Germany, Finland.


  • 2006 – Certificate of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
  • 2008 – Note of Acknowledgement of Altai Krai Governor;
  • 2009 – Moscow State University Honourary Badge “For contribution to sociology of education in Russia”;
  • 2011 – Honourary Certificate of the Altai Krai Department of Education and Youth Affairs;
  • 2011 – Title “Honourary worker of higher education of the Russian Federation”;
  • 2013 – Note of Acknowledgement of Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Siberian Federal District;
  • 2015 – Altai Krai Medal “For merits in work”.

Professional interests

  • Regional sociology;
  • Sociology of education;
  • Problems of social policy, social welfare, social health of the population.

Professional activity

Total length of service – 39 years.
Has been working at Altai State University since 2000.