Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Biology, Ecology and Training Methods of the Natural-geographical Faculty of the Samara State Social and Pedagogical University of the Russian Federation.
He was born 27.11.1960 in Kinel of the Kuibyshev region. In 1983, he graduated from the Biological and Chemical Faculty of Kuibyshev State Pedagogical Institute.
In 1998, he defended his thesis for the degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences on the topic "Paleoanthropology of the border forest steppe and steppe Volga-Ural in the Neolithic-Bronze Era" at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N.N. Miklouho-Maclay of the RAS (Moscow)
In 2013, he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of Historical Sciences on the topic "Palaeoanthropology of the Volga-Ural Epoch of Neolithic - Bronze" at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N. N. Miklouho-Maclay of the RAS (Moscow)
Since 1989, he has been working at Kuibyshev State Pedagogical Institute (now "Samara State Socio-Pedagogical University")
Since 2015, he has worked as a chief researcher in the research laboratory of paleoanthropological study of Kazakhstan of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Margulan of the Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Main topic of research: Processes of formation of physical appearance of population of Neolithic - Bronze epochs on the territory of Kazakhstan
- Anthropology and archaeology of the population of southern Eastern Europe and Western Kazakhstan
- Took part in international and Russian archaeological expeditions in Samara, Saratov, Volgograd regions, Kalmykia, Turkmenistan of the USSR.
He participated in a number of international and Russian scientific projects:
«A Bronse Age Landscape in the Russian Steppes», 1989-20003 гг.. According to the results of the works, a monograph was published: David W. Fnthony, Dorcas R. Brown, Aleksandr A. Khokhlov, Pavel F. Kuznetsov, Oleg D. Mochalov. A Bronse Age Landscape in the Russian Steppes. The Samara Valley Project. UCLA Cotsen institute of archaeology, 2016. - 513 p.
Project Manager RFBR № 15-06-01916 (2015-2017) "Population-anthropological structure of pastoralists of the Volga region and Altai in the era of early metal: origin and related ties of the population of the pit and Afanasevo cultures".
Project Manager RHSF №15-11-63008 (2015-2016) "Population of Volga-Ural during the period of formation of the center of culturogenesis at the turn of the middle - late Bronze".
Project Manager RFBR №18-09-00309 (2018-2020) "Population of steppe space between Don and Volga of the early and middle periods of Bronze era: demographic and anthropological composition, interpopulation connections, morphogenetic trend".
Author of more than 170 scientific works, including individual and collective monographs:
David W. Fnthony, Dorcas R. Brown, Aleksandr A. Khokhlov, Pavel F. Kuznetsov, Oleg D. Mochalov. A Bronse Age Landscape in the Russian Steppes. The Samara Valley Project. UCLA Cotsen institute of archaeology, 2016. 513 p.
Khokhlov A.A. Morfogeneticheskie processy v Volgo-Ural'e v epohu rannego golocena (po kraniologicheskim materialam mezolita-bronzovogo veka). Samara: SGSPU, 2017. 368 p.
Bogachev A.V., Kuznecov A.V., Hohlov A.A. Ruteny-Rugi-Rus': veka, dorogi, sud'by. Samara, Izd-vo: Voyadzher. 2019. 336 p.
- Publications in international journals
Wolfgang Haak, (co-authored by Aleksandr Khokhlov, Pavel Kuznetsov, Oleg Mochalov et al.) / Massive migration from the steppe is a source for Indo-European languages in Europe // Nature. The international weekly journal of sciens. – 11 June 2015. Vol.522. - №7555. - p.207-211.
Morten E.Allentoft, (co-authored by Aleksandr Khokhlov et al.). Population genomics of Bronze Age Eurasia // Nature. The international weekly journal of science. – 11 June 2015. Vol.522. - №7555. - p.167-172.
Iain Mathieson, Iosif Lazaridis, Nadin Rohland, Swapan Mallick, Nick Patterson, Songül Alpaslan Roodenberg, Eadaoin Harney, Kristin Stewardson, Daniel Fernandes, Mario Novak, Kendra Sirak, Cristina Gamba,Eppie R. Jones, Bastien Llamas, Stanislav Dryomov, Joseph Pickrell, Juan Luís Arsuaga, José María Bermúdez de Castro, Eudald Carbonell, Fokke Gerritsen, Aleksandr Khokhlov, Pavel Kuznetsov, Marina Lozano, Harald Meller, Oleg Mochalov, Vayacheslav Moiseyev, Manuel A. Rojo Guerra, Jacob Roodenberg, Josep Maria Vergès, Johannes Krause, Alan Cooper, Kurt W. Alt, Dorcas Brown, David Anthony, Carles Lalueza-Fox, Wolfgang Haak, Ron Pinhasi, David R. Genome-wide patterns of selection in 230 ancient Eurasians // Nature. The international weekly journal of sciens. – DOI: 10.1038/nature16152., 2015.
Martina Unterländer1§, Friso Palstra2§, Iosif Lazaridis3, Aleksandr Pilipenko4,5,6, Zuzana Hofmanová1, Melanie Groß1, Christian Sell1, Jens Blöcher1, Karola Kirsanow1, Nadin Rohland3, Benjamin Rieger7, Elke Kaiser8, Wolfram Schier8, Dimitri Pozdniakov5, Aleksandr Khokhlov9, Myriam George2, Sandra Wilde1, Adam Powell1,10, Evelyne Heyer2, Mathias Currat11, David Reich3,12,13, Zainolla Samashev14, Hermann Parzinger15, Vyacheslav I. Molodin5,6, Joachim Burger1. Ancestry, demography, and descendants of Iron Age nomads of the Eurasian Steppe. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. DOI:10.1038/ ncomms 14615. 2017.DOI.
Maria A. Spyrou, Rezeda I. Tukhbatova, Chuan-Chao Wang, Aida Andrades Valtueña, Aditya K. Lankapalli, Vitaly V. Kondrashin, Victor A. Tsybin, Aleksandr Khokhlov, Denise Kühnert, Alexander Herbig, Kirsten I. Bos, Johannes Krause Analysis of 3800-year-old Yersinia pestis genomes suggests Bronze Age origin for bubonic plague. Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04550-9. Pub Date: 2018-06-08.