Faculty of Clinical
and Special Psychology


Tatyana Meshkova

Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology,
Department of Differential Psychology and Psychophysiology

Professor, Head of the Department of Differential Psychology and Psychophysiology, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal "Clinical and Special Psychology"

+7 (499) 244-07-15
Address: Moscow, Shelepikhinskaya naberezhnaya, 2A, building 3, room 310

Academic degree: Candidate of Psychological Sciences (scientific specialty “Psychophysiology”, dissertation on the topic “Study of the genetic determinacy of various parameters of the human electroencephalogram by the twin method” defended in 1976 at the Institute of General and Pedagogical Psychology of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences – PI RAO)

Academic title: diploma of the senior researcher 
Education level: higher education, Lomonosov Moscow State University (1971), diploma with honors
Field of training and (or) specialty: Physiology of higher nervous activity
Qualification: Biologist-physiologist of animals and humans

Awards, prizes, titles: laureate of the First Prize of the USSR Academy of Sciences (as a co-author of a collective monograph) (1990), prize of the Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation) (1998), laureate of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of education (1999), the title of “Veteran of Labor” (2000), Diploma of the Open Competition of universities Of Russia (2001), K.D. Ushinsky Medal (2003), honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education (2006), two medals named after G.I. Chelpanova I and II degrees, three times winner of the Moscow Grant competition in the field of sciences and technologies, Diploma of the Moscow Government (2008), Honorary Professor of the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (2017).

Professional activity:
Tatyana Meshkova began her scientific and pedagogical activity first as a graduate student (1971-1974), and then as a researcher at the Laboratory of Age-related Psychogenetics of the Institute of General and Pedagogical Psychology of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (now the Psychological Institute of RAO) under the leadership of V. Nebylitsyn and then I. Ravich-Shcherbo. From 1974 to 1997 she was a full-time employee of the laboratory. In 1997, she headed the newly created Faculty of Special Psychology of the Moscow City Institute of Psychology and Education (later the Faculty of Clinical and Special Psychology of MSUPE), which she led until 2015, combining the duties of the dean of the faculty with the head of the Department of Differential Psychology and Psychophysiology.

Tatiana Meshkova is the author of more than 100 publications, including in foreign languages. Tatiana Meshkova combines scientific work with pedagogical activity. She is one of the co-authors of the textbook “Psychogenetics” (2008), recommended by the Psychology Council of the UMO of Classical Universities. A set of test tasks for the course “Psychogenetics” and the student practice program of T. Meshkova were awarded among the best in the competition of the Educational and Methodological Association of Universities in psychology. In 1999, the program of the course “Psychogenetics” by T. Meshkova was awarded the prize of the Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation). In 1999, as part of a team of authors, she was awarded the title of laureate of the prize of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of education for a series of works “Psychogenetics as a field of science and discipline in higher education”. In 2003, as part of the Federal Scientific and Technical Program of the Ministry of Education “Creation of an open education system”, Tatyana Alexandrovna prepared an electronic educational and methodological complex on psychogenetics, and in 2004 a printed edition of the Educational and Methodological complex “Psychogenetics” was published, including 4 books.

General work experience since 1974, teaching since 1995, in MSUPE since 1997.

Professional development and (or) professional retraining:

  • (2022) St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, “Mathematical methods in psychology. Basics of application”.
  • (2020) Creation of electronic training courses in the MOODLE system for the implementation of educational programs at the university (72h.), MSUPE
  • Mathematical methods in psychology and pedagogy (144h.), MSUPE
  • “Eating disorder. Pathopsychological diagnostics and personal characteristics of patients” – 144 hours
  • “Federal State Educational Standart for 050400 “Psychological and pedagogical education” – 72 hours
  • “Designing and applying knowledge tests in the system of monitoring the quality of education at the university” – 72 hours
  • “Modern Master’s programs of international level” – 74 hours
  • “Mathematical data processing packages” – 20 hours
  • “Rehabilitation Psychology” – Loewenstein Hospital Rehabilitation Center (Israel) – 72 hours
  • “Special English, Psychology” – MSLU, 72 hours
    (2005, 2010)
  • “Modern information technologies in psychology and pedagogy” – 72 hours and 36 hours
  • “Raven’s Progressive Matrices” under the direction of John Raven

Certificates of participation:

(2019) Round table. “Actual problems of eating behavior: An interdisciplinary approach”
(2018) The sixth All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference on Developmental Psychology dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the birth of Professor L.F. Obukhova “Cultural and historical approach in modern developmental psychology: achievements, problems, prospects”.
(2017) All-Russian jubilee scientific Conference dedicated to the 45th anniversary of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the 90th anniversary of the birth of Boris Fedorovich Lomov “Fundamental and applied research of modern psychology: results and prospects of development”.
(2017) IV International Scientific and Practical Conference in memory of Professor L.F. Obukhova “Psychology of the third Millennium”.
(2015) All-Russian Congress of participants in the approbation and implementation of the professional standard of a teacher
(2013) All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference in memory of Yu.F. Polyakov “Theoretical and applied problems of medical (clinical) psychology”
(2013) V International Congress “The Young generation of the XXI century: actual problems of socio-psychological health”, Moscow
(2012) 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
(2011) International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID), London, 2011
(2011) 25th Health Psychology Conference, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
(2010) 12th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Vilnius, Lithuania
(2010) 15th European Conference on Personality, Brno, Czech Republic
(2009) 11th European Congress of Psychology, Oslo, Norway
(2008) 20th Biennial ISSBD Meeting Wurzburg, Germany
(2008) 18th World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) 2008, Istanbul, Turkey
(2009) 9th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, Paris, France
(2007) 13th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Jena, Germany

Taught disciplines:

  • Human genetics
  • Psychogenetics
  • Psychogenetics of development
  • Psychogenetics of developmental disorders
  • Therapy of eating disorders

Directions of scientific research:

  • psychogenetics;
  • psychophysiology
  • psychobiology of typical and abnormal development
  • eating behavior and its disorders
  • body image as a component of the “I-concept”

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