Konstantin V. Stvolygin

Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor


Was born in Kalinin (Tver). Graduated from the Kalinin Suvorov Military School. From 1974 to 1994 he served in the Armed Forces as a cadet of the Omsk Higher Combined Arms Command School, then in various officer positions. In 1990 he graduated with honors from the Pedagogical Faculty of the Military-Political Academy (Moscow) with a degree in Military Pedagogy, Social Sciences and was sent to the Minsk Higher Higher Educational Institution, where he served as: teacher, senior teacher of the department. Taught a number of scientific disciplines, including social psychology and management psychology.

In 1992, taking into account the topic and the results of the dissertation research, as an expert he was a member of the working group created in accordance with the resolution of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Belarus to prepare draft laws of the Republic of Belarus on military issues.

In 1991 he entered and in 1995 graduated from the postgraduate course of the Belarusian State University on the job.

After dismissal from the Armed Forces, from 1996 to 2001, he worked as a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychology and Pedagogy at the Republican Institute of Higher Education of the Belarusian State University. Taught disciplines: "History of Psychology", "General Psychology", "Psychology of Management", "Information and Computer Technologies in Psychology".

From 2001 to 2004 he worked at the Institute of Contemporary Knowledge as a professor at the Department of Social and Humanitarian Disciplines. Taught disciplines: "General Psychology", "Social Psychology", "Psychology of Management", "Methodology and Research Methods in Social Work".

From 2004 to 2014 he worked at the Branch of the Russian State Social University in Minsk as an associate professor of the Department of Psychology and Conflictology. Taught disciplines: "History of Psychology", "General Psychology", "Organization of Social and Psychological Research", "Content and Methods of Psychosocial Work in the System of Social Work", "Psychology of Religion", "Scientific Schools and Theories in Modern Psychology", "Economic psychology ”,“ History of conflictology ”.

In 1997 he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of historical sciences.

From 1996 to 1998 he underwent retraining at the RIVSh BSU in the specialty "Practical Psychology" with the qualification "Practical psychologist in educational institutions".

On March 12, 2003, by the resolution of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Republic of Belarus, he was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor in the specialty "Psychology".

In 2013, he underwent retraining at the Russian State Social University under the Social Sphere Manager program.

In December 2017, he graduated from advanced training courses at the Russian State Social University under the program "Information and communication technologies in the design, educational and research activities of teachers and students."

Scientific activity:

Research interests - problems of conscientious objection to military service and alternative civilian service. As part of the research, the author analyzes the dependence of historical phenomena and processes by psychological phenomena. Candidate dissertation on the topic "The policy of exemption of citizens from military service for religious beliefs in the Soviet state (1918-1939)." More than 60 scientific works have been published on this issue, including 2 monographs and 25 works in scientific publications included in the list of scientific publications of the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation, Ukraine for publishing the results of dissertation research, approved by the Higher Attestation Commission. Psychological features of the professional development of military personnel.