Russian social scientist, Doctor of Philosophy. He has been director of Yury Levada Analitical Center (Levada Center) since 2006. Now he is also the editor-in-chief of The Russian Public Opinion Herald journal. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the theory and methodology of social science, sociology of literature, ethno-national relations, social problems of the post-Soviet society.
Gudkov, L. and Levinson, A. Attitudes toward Jews in the Soviet Union. N.Y., 1993
Lev Gudkov, Intelligentsia. Notes on Literary and Political Illusions. Мoscow, 1995 (co-authored by Boris Dubin; 2nd edition - 2009)
Lev Gudkov, Negative Identity, Moscow, 2004