Lidia Ivanovna Erokhina – is the Rector of Volga Region State University of Service.
Doctor of Economics, Professor, Honored Worker of RF Higher School, Active Member of National Academy of Quality Problems, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, National Academy of Tourism (Chairman of the Samara branch of the NAT).
Lidia Ivanovna has been working at the University since 1982, starting as an assistant lecturer, then lecturer, senior lecturer, the head of department, vice-rector for academic affairs and in the position of VRSUS rector since 1995.
In 1983 she defended the dissertation on competition of a scientific degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences.
In 1996 she defended the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Eeconomics on the problems of management of services in a market economy, since 1996 is as Professor at “Management” Department.
Publication Activity: 185 scientific papers, including 19 monographs, 15 manuals with stamp of SMC, 8 textbooks, 17 articles in recommended journals and 1 patent.
Throughout their research and teaching deals with the problems of economics and management of services, education.
Lidia Ivanovna guided 21 Candidates of Sciences and 3 Doctors of Sciences. The scientific research on the problems of the service sphere in the region was created under her scientific leadership.
Since 2012 – she is the Deputy Chairman of the National Scientific-Educational Innovative-Technological Consortium of Universities of Service, the Chairman of the Joint Scientific Council of Universities of Service.
Under her guidance the VRSUS has become one of the leading universities in Russia for the training of specialists for service sphere.
Honors and Awards
The State Award – medal "For Merits before Fatherland" II Degree. The honorary titles "Honored Worker of RF Higher School", "Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation".
Departmental Awards: a Badge "Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation", "For Development of Scientific-Research Work of Students".
International Award of European Business Assembly "United Europe".Municipal Award - the Badge of Honor of Togliatti Mayor "For Merits before the city of Togliatti".