Arkady Margolis works in MSUPE since its foundation: 1998 till 2002 – Vice-rector for academic Affairs, 2002-present – first Vice-rector of MSUPE.
PhD thesis was defended in 1990 on the theme “Development of educational–cognitive actions of students in terms of using computer tools”.
A. A. Margolis is a leading specialist in the field of educational psychology and higher education, he combines the organizational work with teaching as a Professor of the Chair Educational psychology at the Faculty of Psychology of education, Professor of UNESCO Chair ” Cultural-Historical Psychology of Childhood ” MSUPE; He is chairman of the Academic Council of the Faculty of Educational Psychology and member of the Scientific Council MSUPE (Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council MSUPE).
From 2011 – the member of the Council and the presidium of the Council of Teaching and methodical association of universities of Russia in “Psycho-pedagogical education.”
A. A. Margolis – co-author and one of the main executors of MSUPE Innovative educational program, with which the University in 2007 became the winner of contest of innovative higher educational institutions within the National Priority Project “Education”. With his direct participation MSUPE created centers of neuro-cognitive research, neurobiological diagnostics, experimental psychology, and others, as well as digital psychological library with modern electronic resources, scientific and educational Internet resources, which is visited by over 20 thousand people a day, new educational program psychological direction.
In 2013 he was awarded the Order of Friendship.