Fellows for Academic Year 2014-2015

Mihaychuk Fellows for 2014-2015

Oksana Mykhed

Oksana Mykhed

Columbia University, History

Title of Research:

“Not by Force Alone: Russian Incorporation of the Dnieper Borderlands, 1762‒1800”

More Information:

Oksana Mykhed was visiting Assistant Professor of Ukrainian Studies at Columbia University for the academic year 2013-2014. Dr. Mykhed received her BA and MA in history at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy; and in 2014 she was awarded a PhD in history from Harvard University. Her research interests are early modern and modern Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish histories, in particular the disintegration of Russian, Hapsburg and Ottoman empires, and formation of imperial boundaries and borderland communities. While at HURI, Dr. Mykhed will revise and prepare for future publication her dissertation, “Not by Force Alone: Russian Incorporation of the Dnieper Borderlands, 1762‒1800.”

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