Faculty members

Pavlo Kutuyev

Department Chair, Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor of Sociology
Education:
Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, MA in Sociology, 1993
PhD in Sociology, Institite of Sociology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 1994
Doctor of Sciences (habilitation) in Sociology, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, 2005
Research interests: history of sociology, contemporary sociological theory, sociology of development and modernization, political sociology, historical sociology, conflict resolution
Courses taught: Sociology of Modernity and Modernization, Contemporary Sociological Theories, Sociological Theories of Social Changes, Transformations, and Modernizations
International Academic Fellowships and Grants:
1) Democracy Visiting Fellow, Graduate Faculty, The New School for Social Research (1995-1996), New York;
2) IREX Regional Visiting Scholar, Robert Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University and Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (1997-1998);
3) Chevening Visiting Scholar, Center for Europe-Asian Studies, University of Reading, the UK (1998);
4) Junior Visiting Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna (1999);
5) Fulbright Senior Scholar, Robert Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (2002);
6) Visiting Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford-Brookes University (2006);
7) Oxford Colleges Hospitality Scheme Visiting Scholar, St. John’s College, University of Oxford;
8) Japan Foundation Visiting Scholar, Department of Political Science, University of Tokyo (2007);
9) Chopivsky Visiting Fellow, Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies, Stanford University (2008), Palo Alto.
10) Training of Trainers Programme in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, 17-19 December 2018, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail: p.kutuev@gmail.com
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Andrii Baginsky

PhD in political science, associate professor
Education:
Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, MA in Political Science, 2008
PhD in Political Science, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, 2011
Research interests: Peace and Conflict studies, Sociological Theories of State, Conflict Resolution and Mediation
Courses taught: Sociology of Personality, Education and Culture, Sociology of Youth and Family, Peace and Conflict Studies, National Reconciliation, Theory and Practice of Negotiations.
International Academic Fellowships and Grants:
1) Training of Trainers Programme in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, 17-19 December 2018, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Contact information:
E-mail:  andrei.baginsky@gmail.com
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Olexiy Bakhanov 

Lecturer in Sociology.
Education: MA in Social Pedagogics, Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv Interregional Institute for Teacher Training. , 1999.
Research interests: sociology of youth, social movements, mediation, youth movements and volunteering.
Disciplines: “Mediation in professional activities”, “Monitoring and evaluation of social projects in modern society”, “Social work with youth, children and adolescents”, “Business communication and public relations”, “Social security and protection systems”.
Email: bakhanov@ukr.net
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Olena Bogdan

Associate Professor of Sociology, PhD in Sociology

Education: National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (BA and PhD in Sociology), Academy of Labour and Social Relations (MA in Social Work and Social Management), PhD Dissertation publicly defended at the Institute of Sociology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2007).
Research interests:

  • religious beliefs and practices in Ukraine;
  • worldview and organizational transformations of religion in modern societies;
  • democratization and de-democratization processes, in particular in relation to religion;
  • social research methodology.

Courses: “Introduction to Quantitative Social Information”, “Religion in Modern Society”.
International academic grants:
OSI Scholarship for undergraduate studies, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, U.S.A. (September 1998 – May 1999; GPA 4.0 out of 4.0)
OSI/FCO Chevening Scholarship for postgraduate research, University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K. (October 2001 – May 2002)
Hansard Society Scholarship, LSE Executive Education, London School of Economics and Political Science (October – December 2002)
Petro Jacyk Scholarship for post-graduate research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (September 2004 – July 2005)
OSI Fellowship for Advancing Curriculum and Teaching Methods in Religious Studies, Curriculum Resource Center, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (23-27 February 2009)
Spring School in Transition Studies, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia (27 April – 2 May 2009; Guest Lecture “Civil Passivity vs. Civil Initiative”)
Chopivsky Fellowship in Ukrainian Studies, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford University, CA, USA (January – April 2010; Guest Lecture “How Religious are People in Ukraine Today? Implications for the Future”)
Carnegie Fellowship, Sociology Department, Duke University, NC, USA (2017; at Harvard University, Ukrainian Research Institute, Guest Lecture “How Similar, How Different? What Surveys Reveal about Believers from the Three Largest Churches in Ukraine”)
https://ukma.academia.edu/OlenaBogdan
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Olga Vasilec

Senior lecturer in Sociology.
Education: Taras Shevchenko Kiev State University, 1985, MA in Philosophy, Lecture in philosophical disciplines.
Research interests: ociology of personality; Identity and tolerance issues; Continuity and innovativeness; Political, economic and cultural characteristics of conflict communications: history, present, possibilities of forecasting. Sociological dimensions of political interactions and philosophical-anthropological studies.
Courses taught: ‘Sociology of Values’, ‘Sociology of Deviant Behavior’
Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail:  ovasilec@gmail.com
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Донська Анастасія Геннадіївна

Викладач кафедри соціології, кандидат політичних наук.
Освіта: Київський національний університет імені Тараса Шевченка, магістр політології, викладач суспільно-політичних та філософських дисциплін.
Наукові інтереси: європейські студії, методологія науки, історія соціології, проблеми війни і миру у світовій політиці.
Дисципліни:  «Історія соціології», «Соціологія модерну та модернізації», «Конфліктні студії: теорії та методи».
Міжнародні академічні гранти та стажування:
2009 – міжнародна літня школа «Шлях до демократії та формування громадянського суспільства. Польща та Україна – дослідження в європейському контексті», Варшавський університет, Польща
2010 – міжнародна літня школа в Університеті м. Йена (Німеччина) за стипендіальною програмою Німецької служби академічних обмінів (DAAD)
2011 – Наукова робота в університеті м. Констанц (Німеччина) за темою «Політичні аспекти визначення поняття Європи»
2012 – Міжнародна літня школа “Культура пам’яті: Два міста – дві історії. Мюнхен -Київ”, Мюнхенський університет Людвіга-Максиміліана, Німеччина
2013 – Польсько-Українська дослідницька програма «Трансформації громадянського суспільства», Ягелонський університет, Краків, Польща
Додаткова інформація:
Стипендіальна програма Фонду Віктора Пінчука «Завтра.ua» (стипендіат, 2010 р.). Всеукраїнська молодіжна ініціатива 3С [три ес]: Cпільнота Свідомого Спілкування (засновник і координатор 2010 – 2015 рр.).
Email: anastasia.donska@gmail.com


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Yuliia Dukach
Lecturer in Sociology, PhD in Sociology

Education: MA in Sociology, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2013; PhD in Sociology, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, 2019
Research interests: social network analysis, quantitative data analysis with Python and R programming languages, machine learning algorithms for text classification, data visualisation
Courses taught: “Introduction to Sociological Professions”,  “Introduction to Quantitative Social Information”
Contact phone: +38 (093) 24 68 128
E-mail: iulia.dukach@gmail.com
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Oksana Dutchak

Lecturer, Doctor of Sociological Sciences

Education:
Central European University, MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology, 2009
PhD in Sociology, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, 2020
Research interests: socio-economic inequality, gender inequality, capitalism and inequality, social movements, Marxist theory, global transformations
Courses taught: Sociology if Social Movements; Inequalities, conflicts and social justice
E-mail:ok.dutchak@gmail.com 
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Maksym Yenin  

Associate Professor of Sociology,  PhD in Sociology.
Education: MA in Sociology, lecturer of sociology, Taras Shevchenko Luhansk National University (2005).
PhD in Sociology (National University of Internal Affairs, Kharkiv, 2009).
Guarantor of the bachelor program in sociology «Conflict Resolution and Mediation».
Research interests: political, economic, ethno cultural projects of elite groups in the context of modernization discourse, interregional cleavages in Ukraine, ideological transformations of modern societies, memory policy in Ukraine, peculiarities of electoral behavior in Ukraine, problems of reforming of higher education in Ukraine, value orientations of Ukrainian youth, war in socio-political and academic discourse.
International Academic Grants and Fellowships:
2019 – Political Science Department of Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.
III prize-winning place in the all-Ukrainian sociological contest of Sociological Association of Ukraine and Sociological Center named after NV Panina «The Best Young Sociologist of 2017».
Grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine: «Improving the ways of human capital development as an increasing factor of mobilization potential of Ukraine» (2017 – 2020).
Member of the Sociological Association of Ukraine.
Co-organizer of the research sociological projects:
«Value orientations, problems and expectations of Ukrainian youth» (within the framework of the global sociological project of the World Alliance YMCA «One Million Votes – 2», with the assistance and support of the Ministry of Youth and Sport).
«Social audit of the State corporation «Energoatom».
«The humanitarian needs of the residents of Donbass» (charitable foundation of Rinat Akhmetov «Help»).
«The relations of the East and the West of Ukraine: actors, interests, values».
«Political parties and the public during the election campaign: context of a big city».
Disciplines taught: «Introduction to the sociological profession», «Sociological studies of social structures, organizations and management», «Sociology of deviant behavior», «Sociology of public opinion and mass media», «Sociological studies of migration and forced displacement».
Contact phone: +38 (044) 206 85 26
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Oksana Kazmirova

Senior lecturer in Sociology.
Education:
National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, MA in Social Work, 2011.
National University of the State Tax Service of Ukraine, Specialist degree, major “Finance”, 2011
Research interests: Areas of expertise: problems of modern sociology of economics, economic behavior of social subjects, interdisciplinary approach, macrosociological measurements of modern political practice period, questions of economic and social inequality.
Courses taught:
“Sociology of economic modernization”, “Business sociology”
International Academic Fellowships and Grants:
Institute of Political studies, Opole University, Opole, Poland (2008)
Contact information:
E-mail: oksana.kazmirova@gmail.com
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Tetiana Kolomiiets

Associate Professor of Sociology, PhD in Social Philosophy.
Education: KNUKA, MA in Cultural Studies, 2000.
PhD in Social Philosophy (National Technical University «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», 2008).
Research interests: gender identities, gender conflicts, social communication conflicts, academic culture, social interpretations of Modernity.
Courses taught: Basics of Academic Writing, Sociology of Gender Conflict, Sociology of Communication in Conflict, Social Studies of Professional Success,  Basics of Scientific Research.
Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail:  tana_kol@ukr.net
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Hennadii Korzhov

Associate Professor, PhD in Sociology

Education:
1992    MA with Highest Honors in History and Education; Donetsk State University, Ukraine
1994     MA in Society and Politics, Faculty of Sociology, Central European University jointly with Lancaster University, UK
1995     Certificate of Graduate Studies in Sociology and Economic History, University of Oxford, Wolfson College, UK
2000     Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sociology, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
2006     Candidate of Sciences in Sociology, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University
Research interests:
social, cultural, economic and political aspects of post-socialist transformation, interrelatedness between economy and culture, value attitudes and identity changes in contemporary society, sociology of development and modernization, migration studies, cross-national studies.
Courses taught:
Sociology of economics and entrepreneurship, Social identity and processes of modernization, Computer analysis of sociological information, Cross-national research in sociology, Quantitative methods of social processes analysis.
International Academic Fellowships and Grants:
1993 – 1994 Central European University Scholarship, Prague, Czech Republic
1994 – 1995 FCO Scholarship of study and research at the University of Oxford, Wolfson College
1995 – 1999 GSSR/HESP Scholarship for doctoral studies, Graduate School for Social Research, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
1999       Summer Academy Scholarship at the University of Tübingen, Germany
2000 – 2002 Civic Education Project Local Faculty Fellowship
2003 – 2004 Junior Faculty Development Program, Yale University, USA
2007 – 2010 HESP International Seminar for Excellence in Teaching “Rediscovering Social Inequality and Exclusion after the Collapse of State Socialism: Regional Context”
2014      Visiting Scholar, Eurolab, GESIS, Leibniz Institute of Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany
2016-2017 Belarussian-Ukrainian joint research project ‘The integration of engineering and business education in technical universities of Ukraine and Belarus as a factor of national economic development’, researcher
2018-2019 Online Violence Against Women in Politics in Ukraine, International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Data analyst
2019-2020 Building More Forgiving Communities around the Globe through  Engagement to Complete Do-It-Yourself REACH Forgiveness Workbooks, Researcher
Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail: korzhovgena@yahoo.com
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Dariya Makarenko

Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Education: MA in Political Science, lecturer in socio-political and philosophical disciplines,  Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University , 2000.
Bachelor of Law, National Technical University of Ukraine «KPU», 2013
Research interests: Interaction between government and civil society, Mediation in Ukraine. Development of mediation in the educational space. Family mediation in resolving marital property disputes.
Courses taught: Mediation in conflict resolution, Sociology of deviant behavior, Sociological research of social structures, organization and management.
Member of the Sociological Association of Ukraine.
Contact information:
E-mail: rdv_@ukr.net
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Iryna Matsko-Demydenko
Senior Lecturer, PhD in Sociology
Education:
Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, MA in Sociology, 2005.
PhD in Sociology, Institite of Sociology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2019.
Research interests: social structure,  social mobility, gender sociology, sociology of family,  history of sociology.
Courses taught: Нistory of Sociology, Structural Dimensions of European Societies
Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 204-94-03
E-mail: idemidenko218@gmail.com
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Liubov Panchenko

Professor of Department of Sociology, Doctor of Sciences in Education (Information and communication technologies in Education), Professor
Education: MA in Mathematics, Taras Shevchenko Voroshilovgrad State Pedagogical Institute (now Taras Shevchenko Luhansk National University), 1978
PhD student in Mathematics (Mathematical software for machines and systems), V.M. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics of NAS of Ukraine, 1985-1989
PhD in Education, H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, 1995
Doctor of Science (habilitation) in Education (Information and communication technologies in Education), Taras Shevchenko Luhansk National University, 2012
Professor, Department of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, 2013
Research interests: data analysis and multivariate methods in scientific research, information and communication technologies in education, university’s educational environment, MOOCs, social data analysis in SPSS, R; digital storytelling, adult education, quantitative methods of conflict resolution data analysis
Courses taught: Mathematical and Statistics Methods in Social Information Analysis, Social Statistics and Demography, Contemporary Issues inSocial Research

MOOCs certificates:

  • Machine Learning, Stanford University, 2013
  • Model Thinking, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Social Network Analysis, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Big data in education, Columbia University, 2013
  • Computing for Data Analysis, Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • The Data Scientist’s Toolbox, Johns Hopkins University, 2014
  • Certification of teachers in distance learning e-Tutor, KROK University, Ankara university, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, 2015
  • How to Create a Massive Online Course, Prometheus, 2016
  • Data Analysis in R, Institute of Bioinformatics, 2016
  • Fundamentals of Programming at R, Institute of Bioinformatics, 2016
  • Data visualization, Prometheus, 2017
  • Introduction to R, DataCamp, 2017

Contact information:
Office tel.: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail: lubov.felixovna@gmail.com


Igor Pygolenko

PhD in  Philosophy, associate professor
Member of the Sociological Association of Ukraine.
Education: National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, MA in Sociology and Social Work, 2002.
Research interests: organizing and conducting sociological research in the field of high education in Ukraine, public health, on the spread of the HIV epidemic in Ukraine, the study of political processes and electoral behavior.
Courses taught: “Sociology”, “Sociological Research Design”, “Public Relations and Crisis Communications”, “Monitoring and Evaluation of Social Programs and Projects”
International Academic Fellowships and Grants:
1. Certificate for having successfully completed the course «Health Projects Monitoring and Evaluation Course», 6-12 November 2019, Washington DC, USA.
2. Certificate of Participation «Mini Course in Implementation Science for HIV/STIs», University of Washington, August 2, 2013, Seattle, Washington, USA.
3. Certificate of Completion «21st Annual Principles of STD/HIV Research Course», July 22-August 1, 2013, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
4. Certificate of Completion «Population Size Estimates in Most at Risk Populations: Methods and Lessons Learned around the World» of the WHO Collaborating Centre for HIV Surveillance, 9-13 July, 2012, Zagreb, Croatia.
Contact phone: +38 (044) 206 85 26
E-mail: pigolenko@gmail.com
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Радей Андрій Сергійович

Старший викладач кафедри соціології, кандидат філософських наук.
Відповідальний секретар Віснику Національного технічного університету України “Київський політехнічний інститут”. Політологія. Соціологія. Право.
Освіта: Київський національний університет ім. Т. Г. Шевченка, 2006 р., магістр політології, викладач соціально-політичних та філософських дисциплін.
Наукові інтереси: модернізаційні тренди сучасного суспільства в контексті глобалізаційних перетворень.
Дисципліни: «Політологія», «Політична соціологія».
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severinchukOleksii Severynchyk

Senior Lector of Department Of Sociology
Deputy Dean (social and domestic issues)
Education: National Technical University of Ukraine “Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, MA in Sociology and Social Work, 2002.
Research interests: manipulation of mass consciousness: techniques, technologies, means, methods of counteraction; features of electoral behavior in Ukraine; electoral systems and procedures; conflict-generating Ukrainian society
Special award Diploma of the Academic Council of National Technical University of Ukraine
“Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” “For many years of fruitful work, a significant contribution to the scientific and pedagogical work of the university” (Order № 2/2 from 10.01.2020.
Courses taught: “Politology”, “Electoral processes and conflicts”, “Sociological research of social structures, organizations and management”
Curator of the student group СЛ-91
Member of the Sociological Association of Ukraine
Co-author of the textbook “Sociology of Modernity and Modernization”
E-mail: o.severinchik@gmail.com 
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Nelli Yakovlieva

PhD in political science, Senior lecturer
Education:
Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, MA in Political Science, 2007
PhD in Political Science, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, 2010
Research interests: political processes in Ukraine, electoral systems and procedures, regional conflicts, reintegration of territories and peace buildig, transitional justice, conflictogenity of the ukrainian society.
Courses taught: “Politology”, “Electoral processes and conflicts”, “Regional and ethnic conflicts”.
International fellowships and grants:
Training of Trainers Programme in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, 17-19 December 2018, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
E-mail:  yakovlevanelly@gmail.com
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Oleksii Iakubin / Jakubin
PhD in political science, Senior lecturer
Education: Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, MA in Political Science, 2007
PhD in Political Science, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, 2010
Research interests: history and sociology of science, social and political theory, chronopolitics, politics of memory, new  methodological
approaches of the qualitative and quantitative research of social sciences, left liberalism, Russian (Soviet) studies, Ukrainian studies,
contemporary Ukrainian politics, politics and literature, gender studies, innovation project management, peace studies and conflict resolution.
Courses taught: Modern Sociological Theories,  Contemporary Qualitative Methods of Data Analysis in Sociology, Conflict Studies: Theories and Methods, Theory and History of Conflict Resolution,
Sociology of Science and Technology, Sociology of Scientific and Technical Development, Sociology of Modernity and Modernization.
Contact information:
E-mail: jacubin@gmail.com
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