Leonid Syukiyainen

Soviet and Russian jurist, specialist in the field of Islamic law. Doctor of Law, Leading Researcher and Deputy Chairman of the Dissertation Council of the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor of the Higher School of Economics, member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

In April 2015, he became a member of the Expert Council for the State Religious Expertise under the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation.

Awarded with Honorary Diplomas of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the President of the Russian Federation for «Services in ensuring the rights and interests of citizens», has been repeatedly recognized as the best teacher at the Higher School of Economics.