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Munk Centre

Marta Dyczok


Associate Professor
Departments of History and Political Science
University of Western Ontario

e-mail: mdyczok@uwo.ca

Marta Dyczok is an Associate Professor at the Departments of History and Political Science at the University of Western Ontario, Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) in the Munk School of Global Affairs, and Adjunct Professor at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy.

She was a Shklar Research Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (2011) and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC (2005-2006).

Her interdisciplinary research and teaching is on international politics and history with focus on Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and specifically Ukraine, media, migration, collective memory, and post-communism.

From 1991-1996, Prof. Dyczok lived in Ukraine, where she conducted research for her doctorate, worked as a journalist for The Guardian and Radio Canada International, and lectured at the University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy.

She has published three books, Media, Democracy and Freedom. The Post Communist Experience (co-edited with Oxana Gaman-Golutvina, 2009), The Grand Alliance and Ukrainian Refugees (2000), and Ukraine: Change Without Movement, Movement Without Change (2000). Her doctorate is from Oxford University.

Research interests: 20th/21st century Ukrainian history and politics, with a special interest/focus on migration, media

  • "The Politics of History in Post-Soviet Ukraine," Organization of American Historians Council of Chairs Newsletter, no. 55 (February 1997)
  • "International Assistance and the Development of Independent Mass Media in Ukraine," Case Study for Democracy Assistance and NGO Strategies in Post-Communist Societies, Sarah E. Mendelson and John K. Glenn, Principal Investigators (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Working Paper # 8, November 1999) http://www.ceip.org/files/pdf/Dyczok.pdf
  • "Prohnoz" (Prognosis) in Naperedodni. Ukraina na rubezhi tysiacholit' (On the Verge. Ukraine on the Boundary of Millenia) (Kyiv: Fond Ukrains'kyi Vymir, 2000)
  • The Grand Alliance and Ukrainian Refugees (Basingstoke, Houndmills: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin's Press, in association with St. Antony's College, Oxford, 2000)
  • Ukraine: Change Without Movement, Movement Without Change (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 2000)
  • "Viacheslav Chornovil," "Ivan Drach," " Leonid Kravchuk," " Leonod Kuchma," and "Ievhen Marchuk" in Bernard A. Cook, ed., Europe since 1945: An Encyclopedia (New York: Routledge (Garland) Publishers, 2001)

Media may contact Professor Dyczok regarding mass media and migration in Ukraine.

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