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Sociologist

Igor S. Kon, Russian sociologist. Grantee, MacArthur Foundation, 1996, 1999, Central European University, 1999. Fellow: Russian Academy Education; member: International Academy Sex Research.

Background

Kon, Igor S. was born on May 21, 1928 in Lengingrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Son of Evgenia G. Kon.

Education

Bachelor, Herzen Pedagogical Institute, Leningrad, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, Herzen Pedagogical Institute, Leningrad, 1959. Doctor(honorary), University Surrey, England, 1992.

Career

Associate professor Pedagogical Institute, Vologda, Russia, 1950—1952, Leningrad Pharmaceutical Institute, 1953—1956. Professor Leningrad State University, 1956—1967. Head department Institute Sociology, Moscow, 1968—1972.

Professor Institute Social Sciences, 1972—1974. Chief researcher Institute Ethnology, since 1974. A.D. White professor-at-large Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Russian Academy Education. Member: International Academy Sex Research.

Connections

father:
Evgenia G. Kon. Kon