Andrey Shcherbenok is a Professor, the Director of Undergraduate Programs at SKOLKOVO School of Management; he is also the Founding Director of the School of Advanced Studies at the University of Tyumen. Andrey holds PhDs from Saint Petersburg State University and the University of California at Berkeley. He was a lecturer and Mellon postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University and Newton international research fellow of the British Academy.
Between 2012 and 2021 Andrey worked as a Professor at the SKOLKOVO Education Development Centre. He led project work on several integrated programs and participated in strategic sessions for leaders of universities from across the Russian Federation. He taught various aspects of university governance and management, from educational design and curriculum development to research strategy and HR policy. Andrey's capstone project in this position was an original online course «Universities: Transformational Governance», which has been taken by several thousand leaders and administrators of Russian universities.
In 2016 Andrey became the founding director of the School of Advanced Studies (SAS), a greenfield educational and research institution, where he implemented many ideas developed at SKOLKOVO. SAS offers a multidisciplinary BA program and an MA program in Experimental Higher Education. It also functions as an interdisciplinary research center, employing full-time faculty from 13 countries.
In 2021 Andrey became the Director of Undergraduate Programs at SKOLKOVO. In 2022 SKOLKOVO launched its first undergraduate program, the Bachelor of Business Administration, in partnership with the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.