Ms. Goncharova’s has worked as an academic for over six years. She is currently a lecturer at the Department of Regional and International Relations of Russian Academy of Public Administration. Her teaching encompasses the European Socio-political System, European Historyand and the History and Theory of International relations. In October 2009, Ms Goncharova was awarded the title ‘Lecturer in the Department of Regional and International Relations’ by the Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Sciences. At present, Ms. Goncharova is working on on the topic of Russia in the System of Anti-Napoleonic Coalitions and the Quadruple Alliance (1812-1820),as well as continuing to study European influences on Russian culture in the framework of building of the European identity.