He entered the Faculty of Law of the Leningrad Order of Lenin and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour of the State University named after Zhdanov and graduated successfully in 1975.
He studied full-time at the graduate school of Leningrad State University named after Zhdanov in the Department of Land and Collective Farming Law from 1975 to 1978.
He defended the candidate’s dissertation on the “Theoretical Problems of Codification of the USSR Environmental Protection Legislation” (thesis supervisor – Professor A.M. Kalandadze) on April 26, 1979. The defense took place at the Faculty of Law of Leningrad State University.
Anatoly Shesteryuk started to work in the position of Assistant of the Department of Land and Collective Farm Law of Leningrad State University Faculty of Law and was Associate Professor of the abovementioned department from June 1, 1981 to January 23, 1993.
He served as an advisor of the department working with permanent commissions of the Interparliamentary Assembly Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States from January 23, 1993 to March 18, 1994.
He worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Legal Protection of the Environment, Leningrad State University Faculty of Law, from March 19, 1994 to April 25, 2001.
He defended the doctoral thesis on the “Environmental Law: Methodology Issues” at the Faculty of Law of Lomonosov Moscow State University on December 10, 2000.
Anatoly Shesteryuk has been working at Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Law since February 7, 2004 (part-time). He gives a special course “Russian Federation Entity Legislation on State Administration and Governmental Environment Protection Control (Through the Example of Moscow).”
His research interests are focused on the issues of environmental law methodology and the issues of codifying environmental legislation.
He has authored of over 50 academic papers including 3 monographs and a number of study guides (co-authored), including:“Environmental Legislation System in the USSR” // Legal studies. 1978. # 4. P.35–42;
“Issues of Codifying Environmental Legislation.” L.: Leningrad State University Publishing House. 1984. – 184 p.;
“Soviet Law and Environmental Protection” // 70 Years of Soviet State and Law. L.: 1987. P. 44–65;
“Environmental Law of Russia: Textbook.” M.: Institute for World Economy and Politics. 1997 – 230 p. (co-authorship);
“Development of Environmental Studies in Sweden” (thesis) // Environmental Law of Russia. Digest of Research and Practice Conferences. Anniversary issue. 1996–1998 / Edited by Prof. A.K. Golichenkov. M.: Zertsalo. 1999. P. 181–183;
“Environmental Law: Theory and Methodology Issues.” Saint Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University Publishing House. 2000. – 92 p.
“Environmental Law and Issues of Codifying the Russian Federation Environmental Legislation” // Environmental Law of Russia. Digest of Research and Practice Conferences. Anniversary issue. 1995–2004: In 3 Vol. / Edited by Prof. A.K. Golichenkov. M.: TISSO. 2004. V. 2 P. 264–271;
Anatoly Shesteryuk has been working in the Russian Federal Property Fund agencies and Moscow government agencies, as well as in the position of Head of Inspective Environmental Control Directorate, Moscow Department of Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection since 2003.
He took a position as Deputy Director of the Federal Property Management Agency area office in Moscow in July 2008. He became Head of the Federal Property Management Agency area office in Moscow in June 2009.
Professor Anatoly Shesteryuk, Doctor of Juridical Science, is mentioned in 61 sources in the ConsultantPlus reference system databases.