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Right to left and up: Norman Naimark gives Annual Toronto Famine lecture, Zbigniew Wojnowski (2011-12 Postdoctoral Fellow), Peter Solomon (Program Director), participants of the Fifth International Graduate Symposium in Ukrainian Studies (2012)

Established in 2001 with the support of Petro Jacyk and The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation, The Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine focuses on contemporary Ukraine, as well as its history and culture.

The Petro Jacyk Program is pleased to welcome its 2017-2018 Post-Doctoral Fellow and the Visiting Scholars: 010

The 2017-2018 Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow:

Daniel Fedorowycz holds a DPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford. He researches questions relating to the causes of ethnic conflict, with a particular emphasis on Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Adopting a mixed methods and interdisciplinary approach, Daniel’s dissertation examined ethnic politics in multinational states, using interwar Poland as a case study. In 2014-15, Daniel was a pre-doctoral fellow at Yale University’s Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence, and in 2017 he was a Shklar Research Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. Prior to his studies at Oxford, Daniel worked on projects at the NATO Information and Documentation Centre and the National Democratic Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine, as well as the Canadian Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands. Daniel received his MA in European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and BA(Hons) from the University of Toronto.

Visiting Scholars:

Dr. Tamara Hundorova (Ph.D. in Philology) is a corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, professor and chair of the Department of Literature and Comparative Studies in the Shevchenko Institute of Literature (NAS of Ukraine), the Executive Director of the Institute of Criticism, professor and dean of the Ukrainian Free University (Munich), and an Associate of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. She has published extensively on Ukrainian literature, modernism, postmodernism, postcolonial criticism, kitsch, feminism and Chornobyl.

Dr. Inna Melnykovska is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Central European University (CEU) Budapest and a Strategy and Policy Fellow at the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin. Her disciplinary background is a combination of Political Science and Political Economy. Her expertise is in business elites and business-government relations in Eurasia (foci: Ukraine and Russia). In addition, Dr. Melnykovska works on regional economic integration initiatives driven by the EU, Russia and China in Eurasia, as well as on Ukraine’s non-participation in these integration processes.

For complete profiles of 2017-2018 Petro Jacyk Visiting Scholars, please click here.

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Calendar of Events 2017-2018
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Congrats to Prof. Marta Dyczok, Petro Jacyk Coordinating Committee Member, on her recent publication in the edited volume Mass Media in the Post-Soviet World.



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