Alexander Victorovich Fedorov

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Alexander Victorovich Fedorov
Born (1954-11-04) 4 November 1954 (age 66)
EducationProf. Dr.
Alma materVGIK - All-Russian State University of Cinematography, Moscow, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow
OccupationMedia educator, theorist, writer, lecturer, and film critic
AwardsPrize for outstanding contribution to the development of media education Russia, 2007. Prize for Best Media Education Book Russia, 2009. Global Media and Information Literacy Award 2019.

Alexander Victorovich Fedorov (Russian: Александр Викторович Фёдоров; born November 4, 1954) is a Russian scientist, teacher, media education specialist, film critic. He completed his Ph.D. dissertation about media education (1993) at the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow).


He was the president of the Russian Association for Film and Media Education (2003-2014) [1] and deputy director of the Anton Chekhov Taganrog Institute (Russia)[2] (2005-2018) and main editor of journal "Media Education" (‘Mediaobrazovanie’).[3] He is also a member of the Russian Academy of Film Arts and Science, Russian Union of Filmmakers,[4] CIFEJ and FIPRESCI.[5] Alexander Fedorov is the author of 20 books on media education and media literacy and more than 400 articles (in Russian, English, Canadian, French, German, and Norwegian media studies and media literacy journals).

Since 1997 he has received scientific research grants on media culture and media education from the President of the Russian Federation,[6][7] Russian Foundation for Humanities, Russian Ministry of Education, Kennan Institute (US), IREX (US), MacArthure Foundation (US), DAAD (Germany), and others. He was a guest professor and research fellow in Norway Association for Media Education, Oslo (1995), Central European University (Budapest, 1998, 2006), Kassel University (2000), Maison des sciences de l'homme, Paris (2002, 2009), Kennan Institute, Washington D.C. (2003), Humboldt University, Berlin (2005), University of Mainz (2010), Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main (2014).

On September 24, 2019, Alexander Fedorov was awarded the Global Media and Information Literacy Award 2019. This award is presented annually, with the participation of UNESCO, for outstanding achievements and leadership in the field of information and media, media culture - to researchers, educators, artists, activists, associations and other groups that innovative integrate media and information literacy into their work and related activities.[8]



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