Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Address to the People of Kazakhstan by President

of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

A strong system «Responsible State - Responsible Society - 

Responsible Person» must be perpetuated in our country.

Director, Doctor of Sociological Science, Professor, Academician of National Academy of Sciences Republic of Kazakhstan

PERSONAL DETAILS: 

Kazakh, was born on 29 September, 1965, in Shymkent city.

She finished Temirtau Secondary School №20.

Married, has a daughter (2005)

EDUCATION:

A.A. Zhdanov Leningrad State University, Faculty of Psychology (1982-1987), Correspondence Post Graduate school of Saint Petersburg State University, Faculty of Psychology (1990-1994).

ACADEMIC DEGREE: 

  • Doctor of Sociological Science (2003) Theme of doctoral dissertation «Social interrelation of ethnics in modern Kazakhstan society». Dissertation was defended in Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (2003).
  • Candidate in Psychological Science (1995) Theme of candidate dissertation: «Personal direction of Chief (on the example of big industrial enterprise)». Dissertation was defended in Saint Petersburg State University.

ACADEMIC TITLE: Professor (2006), Academician of National Academy of Sciences Republic of Kazakhstan (2020)

LABOR ACTIVITY:

  • 1987 - 1997 – Psychologist, Chief of the Stabilization Stuff Department, Chief of social-psychological service of Karagandi Iron and steel factory (Temirtau city) 
  • 1997 - 2007 – Director of the Institute for Comparative Social Studying (Astana city) • 2007 - 2010 years – Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Political Science, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • 2010 – 2011 – Deputy Director on Scientific work of Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • 2011 – 2017 – Director of the Institute for Philosophy, Political Science and Religion Studies of Committee Science, Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan
  • 2014 - 2016 – Vice-Rector on Integration of Education and Science of Faculty of Philosophy and Political Science, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (in combination)
  • Since February 2017 – currently – Director of Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

PUBLIC WORK:

  • Member of the National Commission for Women Affairs and Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2008)
  • Member of the Expert Council of the Commission on Human Rights under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2000)
  • Member of VNTK under the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2011)
  • Member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (since 2017)
  • Member of the Nur Otan Party (since 2008)
  • Member of the Political Council of the Almaty branch of the "Nur Otan" party (2008-2018)
  • Member of the Politburo of the Almaty branch of the Nur Otan party (2010-2015)
  • Deputy Chairman of the Scientific and Expert Council at the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan (since 2011)
  • Executive Director of the public association "Association of Sociologists of Kazakhstan" (ASK) (2002-2011)
  • Editor-in-chief of the scientific and analytical intercountry journal "Aleumettanu-Sociology" (since 2007)
  • Chairman of the editorial board of the scientific journal "Kazakhstan Spectrum" (since 2017)
  • Member of the international editorial board of the journal "Monitoring Public Opinion: Economic and Social Changes" of the All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion "VTsIOM" (2010)
  • Member of the National Commission for the Modernization of Public Consciousness (since 2017)
  • Member of the state commission for preparation for the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2019)
  • Member of the Council for Improving the Legislative Process under the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2019)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Science Foundation (since 2019)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Al-Farabi KazNU (since 2018)
  • Member of the Council for Improving Competitiveness and Optimization of Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 2020)

STATE AWARDS:

  • Medal "10 years of Astana" (2008)
  • Medal "20 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2011)
  • Medal "20 years of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan" (2015)
  • Medal "25 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2016)
  • Medal "Astana 20 zhyl" (2018)
  • Medal "25 years of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan" (2020)

DEPARTMENTAL AWARDS: 

  • Award of Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan «For the contribution to the Science of Republic of Kazakhstan » (2003)
  • Medal of the Ibrai Altinsarin, Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan (2009)
  • State scientific scholarship for the scholars and specialists, contributed in development of country’s science (2008–2010 ys.)
  • Honored Worker of Education of Republic of Kazakhstan (2014)
  • Award of Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan «For the contribution to the development of Science and Education of Republic of Kazakhstan» (2015)
  • «Akhmet Baitursunov's Medal» (2015 у.)
  • Medal of Political Party «Nur Otan» “For the Active Work” (2015)
  • Golden Medal of Assembly of Kazakhstan nation “Birlik” (2016)
  • Anniversary Medal "25th Anniversary of KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2018)

THE MAIN SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS: 

Author of about 200 scientific publications. Responsible Editor of training of sociology for high schools «Sociological training» (2005), co-author of multi-volume Anthology of sociological thought «Anthology of world sociology» within the program «Cultural heritage». Chief of authors’ collective monograph «Modern Kazakhstan: public opinion» (2011).

Author of monographs - «Social interrelation of ethnics in modern Kazakhstan society» (2003), «Ideological concept of development of Kazakhstan on current stage» (2010), «Ideological constructing in Republic of Kazakhstan» (2012). «Social interrelation of ethnics: monitoring of interethnic relations in Republic of Kazakhstan» (2013), “Ideological constructing in Republic of Kazakhstan: evolution directions and development trajectories within the strategy “Kazakhstan 2050” (2013, in co-authorship), “Institute of family as factor of stability of Kazakhstan society” (in co-authorship), “Value meaning and intellectual spiritual foundations of ethnic and religious groups of Republic of Kazakhstan unto civil society” (2014, in co-authorship), “Values and ideals of Independent Kazakhstan” (2015, collective monograph).