Gremyatskiy Mikhail Antonovich
21 November 1887, Smolensk — 29 November 1963, Moscow
Biography, education, career:
In 1913‑1921 Mikhail Gremyatskiy occupied the position of Director of Pyatigorsk Institute of Biology. In 1921‑1923 he was a lecturer at the Department of Zoology of Golitsyn Agricultural Courses. In 1923‑1933 he was a lecturer and in 1933‑1963 – Head of the Department of Anthropology of the Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University. Also, in 1923‑1930 he was a researcher and in 1930‑1931 – Director of the Institute of Anthropology, Moscow State University. In 1935 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Sciences in Biology (without defense) and appointed Full Professor.
Areas of expertise: Paleoethnography; Historiography, Source studies and Methodology of Ethnography; Anthropogenesis; theoretical aspects of anthropogenesis; the origin of man