Казиева Альмира Магометовна

Kaziyeva Almira Magometovna

Almira Magometovna Kazieva, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor of the Chair of Literature and Pedagogic Technologies in Philological Education at Institute of Translatology and Multilingualism, Director of the North Caucasus Scientific and Research Center of Philology, Head of the Center of North Caucasus Languages and Cultures, Head of the North Caucasus Center of Eurasian Studies.

In 1973 she enrolled in A.A. Zhdanov Leningrad State University. In 1979 she graduated from K.M. Berberov Kabardino-Balkarian State University, with a specialty of a philologist, Russian language and literature teacher.

From 1982 to 1989 she worked as a lecturer at the Chair of Russian Language at Pyatigorsk State Pharmaceutical Institute.

Since 1994 she has been working at Pyatigorsk State University.

In 1998 she defended her candidate thesis on “Genre Peculiarities of Kaisyn Kuliev Narrative Poems” at U.D. Aliev Karachay-Cherkessian State Pedagogic University, majoring in 10.01.02 Literature of the Russian Federation Peoples. The literature of the North Caucasus Peoples. 

In 2004 she defended her doctoral thesis on “The North Caucasus Poetry in XVIII-XX Centuries: Ethnocultural Factors and Context” at K.M. Berberov Kabardino-Balkarian State University in 10.01.02 Literature of the Russian Federation Peoples. The literature of the North Caucasus Peoples.

In 2005 A.M. Kazieva received a scientific rank of Professor.

Area of A.M. Kazieva’s expertise includes literature of the Russian Federation peoples, literature of the North Caucasus Peoples, theory of linguistic contacts and bi(poly)-, translingualism (including literary), Russian language in European countries and the world, problems of study and preservation of epic texts, problems of Eurasianism and others.

Professor A.M. Kazieva collaborates with a number of international scientific centers (Georgia, Poland, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Croatia, Turkey, Iran, etc).

She is the supervisor and expert in many research projects of regional, Russian, and international levels.

A.M. Kazieva is an author of more than 300 scientific articles, monographs, expert reports, academic aids, programs, etc.

Participation in editorial boards of Russian and foreign journals.


Megalog – international literary and scientific journal (issued since 2008), PSU;
Caucasus Folklore – scientific journal (PSU);
Caucasus Philologia – scientific journal (PSU) ;
Debut – literary student journal (PSU);
Collected papers of the conferences, organized at PSU.

Editorial board member:
Russian Language and Literature in Azerbaijan, Baku Slavonic University publishing house, Baku, Azerbaijan;
Research Journal of Russian Language and Literature. Iranian Association of Russian Language and Literature, Tehran, Iran;
Russian Language and Intercultural Communication – scientific journal. PSU publishing house.

Awards and gratitudes
  • Honorary rank of “Honorary worker of education of the Russian Federation”, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation;
  • Certificate of Honor from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;
  • Certificate of Honor from the State Duma of Stavropol Krai;
  • Certificate of Honor from A.A. Shogentsukov Fund “For a big contribution to the strengthening and development of cultural cooperation of the North Caucasus peoples”;
  • Medal “For an Outstanding Contribution to Russian Culture”, according to the decision of Interdisciplinary United Committee for Awards;
  • Commemorative medal “150th anniversary of K. Mechiev”, Russian Lermontov Committee;
  • Commemorative medal “150th anniversary of K. Khetagurov”, Caucasus International Academy;
  • Medal of Rasul Gamzatov, Russian Lermontov Committee;
  • Medal “For the Reestablishment of Pease and Reconciliation in the Caucasus”, Russian Lermontov Committee;
  • Commemorative medal of Mavlan Rumi, Community of Russian-Iranian Friendship for merits in strengthening peace, friendship, cooperation, and mutual understanding between Russian and Iranian peoples.