Eduard V. GALAZHINSKIY (born 1968). Fellow of the Russian Academy of Education. Winner of the state prize in the field of education awarded by the government of the Russian Federation. Executive of various projects supported by the leading research funds of Russia and federal grant programmes. These projects have won awards at international expos and summits dedicated to education. His main scientific achievements deal with personality and leadership psychology. They represent the results of long-term research in determination and direction of a persons self-realization in the context of transformations in organization models of modern-day education. Professor Galazhinskiy has more than 100 published papers. 25 years ago Professor Galazhinskiy started his career as a research associate at Institute of Education of Russian Academy of Education, then he became the head of the Department of Personality Psychology, and today he is the rector of National Research Tomsk State University. Under his guidance since 2013, the University has been a successful participant of the Programme of Improvement in International Competitive Performance by the Leading Russian Universities (5-100). In 2016 the QS International Ratings Agency rated TSU among the Top-400 world universities at number 377
In February 2021, he was appointed acting President of the Russian Academy of Education.