“Dissernet” is a networking community of experts, researchers, and reporters seeking to unmask swindlers and forgers. With the joint efforts based on the use of modern computer technologies, AI, and principles of networking division of labor, the community members oppose abusive practices, machinations, and falsifications in the fields of scientific research and education, in particular in the process of defending theses and awarding academic degrees.
Sergey Parkhomenko is a former reporter, commentator, and editorialist at popular daily newspapers; editor-in-chief of several publishing houses producing translated fiction and non-fiction literature; Visiting Scholar at The Europe Center of Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.
Former reporter, commentator and editorialist at popular daily newspapers; founder and first editor-in-chief (1995-2001) of 'Itogi', Russia's first current affairs weekly, published in cooperation with Newsweek; editor-in-chief of several publishing houses producing translated fiction and non-fiction literature; editor-in-chief of 'Vokrug Sveta', Russia's oldest monthly magazine.
Since August 2003 Parkhomenko has been presenting on Radio Echo of Moscow, a weekly program making sense of the events of the past week. Parkhomenko was instrumental in organizing mass rallies in Moscow in Winter 2011 – Spring 2012.
One of the founders of 'Dissernet' ('DissertationWeb'), a network community dedicated to exposure of dissertation plagiarism, and 'Posledny Adres' civil campaign helping people to create a collective memorial dedicated to the victims of political repression in the Soviet Union and Russia. One of the founders of 'Redkollegia' program, an independent award supporting free professional journalism in Russia.
Public Policy fellow in Kennan Institute at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, DC), since September 2016.
Visiting Scholar at The Europe Center of Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, since March 2017.
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