Timur Mukhamatulin is a seventh-year graduate student with a major in Modern European history and a minor in Women and Gender history. He is finishing his dissertation about the history of Soviet women's gymnastics. There he narrates the history of a discipline from the beginning to the end of the USSR combining approaches of sports history, gender history, and history of the Soviet subjectivity. Timur has his BA from the Russian State University of Humanities (2008); he received a degree of a candidate of sciences (kandidat nauk) from the Institute of Russian History (2013).