2005 – alumnus, Moscow school of Political Studies, Russia
1993 – Associate, Indology, High State Courses for the Humanities, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia
1993 – alumnus, The Pavlov First Saint-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia
Co-author of Russian and international scientific monographs; author of numerous research and expert publications.
Professional experience in corporate and financial administration.
Member of several Russian and international research projects. Today Denis conducts his research in social anthropology, institutional economy, and medical sociology in Russia (Dagestan, North of Western Siberia, and Tatarstan) and Ukraine.