SULEYMANOVA Shukran Saidovna, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor of the Department of Public Relations and Media Policy of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Honored Worker of Science and Education. Member of the Expert Advisory Council on Migration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

She has 15 years of experience in the field of scientific and pedagogical work, including 11 years of pedagogical work at the higher educational institutions.

Sh.S. Suleymanova gives lectures at a high scientific and methodological level, conducts seminars and practical classes on media policy, ethno-politics and conflictology of mass media.

Sh.S. Suleymanova studies and summarizes her work experience as evidenced by her numerous publications used at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. She has also published several teaching aids for students and always takes an active part in the faculty scientific and practical conferences.

Combining her work at the Academy with the work at the Voice of Russia Radio Station, she regularly prepares texts and audio materials discussing the current regional political and ethno-political problems.

In 2003, Sh.S. Suleymanova defended her PhD thesis on the topic: “Information support for the implementation of the state national policy of the Russian Federation (on the example of the North Caucasus).” In 2011, she defended her doctoral dissertation on the topic: “Socio-political self-determination of the peoples of the North Caucasus as a part of Russia: historical and political analysis,” the dissertations were defended at the Chair of national and federal relations of the RAGS under the President of the Russian Federation.

In 2009, Sh. S. Suleymanova published monograph “National policy of Russia and the media (1990-2000): theory and practice.” The monograph is devoted to an urgent problem – the role of mass media in the implementation of the state national policy of the Russian Federation. The undoubted advantage of the study is that a number of its conclusions and generalizations are based on the personal professional experience of the author, who was an employee of Radio Kavkaz of the Voice of Russia Radio Station for 15 years. The work, as is clear from the analysis of scientific literature, was one of the first to analyze the informational impact on ethno-political processes in the specified region. From this point of view, Sh.S. Suleymanova’s work was highly demanded and timely study. It was tested during the author's program “Peace to the Caucasus” conducted by Sh.S. Suleymanova from 2007 to 2010.

A number of articles on topical issues of modern Russia in the North Caucasus were published in the socio-political journals recommended by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation Ministry of Education and Science, among them: “Sociology of Power,” “Art and Education,” “Social and Humanitarian Knowledge,” “Bulletin of the Adygea State University,” “News of the Higher Educational Institutions of the North Caucasus Region,” “Ethno-socium and Interethnic Culture,” Bulletin of the RUDN, the series “Ecology and life safety,” and “Bulletin of the University" (GUU). Since 1998, Sh. S. Suleymanova is a member of the Russian Union of Journalists.

For her contribution to the improvement of the work of the Free Chechnya radio station in the period of a counter-terrorist operation, she was awarded a Certificate of Honor (Decree No. 233-p of 2002). The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Press, Broadcasting and Mass Media expressed gratitude to Sh. S. Suleymanova (Decree No. 602-p of 2003) for the great contribution to the preparation of broadcasting programs for the Chechen Republic.

She was awarded the honorary title of Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Ingushetia (Decree No. 471 of December 23, 2005) for her long-term conscientious work and her efforts in the field of culture.