Fellows

Note: Due to the unprecedented measures necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, HURI will not have fellows in residence for the 2020-21 academic year. Additional information regarding our fellowships is forthcoming.

Past Fellows

Past Fellows - 2019-20

Oxana Shevel

Oxana Shevel

Associate Professor, Political Science, Tufts University
Packard Hall
Department of Political Science
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
p: 617-627-2658

Past Fellows - 2018-19

Hanna Abakunova

Hanna Abakunova

PhD in Holocaust History, University of Sheffield

Title of Research:

"Ukrainians and Others in the World War II: Interethnic Relations and Rescue of Jews and Roma in Southern Ukraine"

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Olga Khomenko

Olga Khomenko

Fulbright Scholar
Fellows for Academic Year 2018-2019\n Fellows for Academic Year 2018-2019\n Olga Khomenko\n Alessandro Milani Gennadii Korolov Georgiy Kasianov Hanna Abakunova... Read more about Olga Khomenko

Nataliya Kibita

Teaching Fellow, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Gennadii Korolov

Gennadii Korolov

Senior Research Fellow, PhD in History, Institute of Ukrainian History of the National Academy of Sciences
Mykola Riabchuk

Mykola Riabchuk

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Political and Nationalities' Studies, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Robert Romanchuk

Robert Romanchuk

Associate Professor, Florida State University, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics
Viktoriya Sereda

Viktoriya Sereda

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Ukrainian Catholic University

Past Fellows - 2017-18

Mikhail Akulov

Mikhail Akulov

Dean of General Education Department
Kazakh-British Technical University

This history of the Ukrainian Hetmanate under Pavlo Skoropadsky in 1918—the first English-language monograph of its kind—will depart from the conventional...

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Polina Barskova

Polina Barskova

Associate Professor of Russian Literature
Hampshire College

This project explores an urgent and exciting phenomenon: the developments in Ukrainian poetry in the years after the upheaval of the 2014 Euromaidan and...

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Paul D'Anieri

Paul D'Anieri

Professor, University of California, Riverside

Professor Paul D’Anieri is an expert on Eastern European and post-Soviet politics.  He is author of  Understanding Ukrainian Politics: Power...

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Oleh Kotsyuba

Oleh Kotsyuba

College Fellow, Harvard University

This project examines strategies employed by Ukrainian writers of the late 1960s and 1970s in dealing with the Soviet state that aimed at omitting it to...

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Nataliia Levchuk

Nataliia Levchuk

Chief Researcher, Ptoukha Institute of Demography and Social Studies

While much has been published about the Holodomor’s origins, the factors accounted for variation in excess deaths have been less systematically explored....

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Igor Torbakov

Igor Torbakov

Senior Fellow, Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University

This research project intends to investigate a two-pronged question: 1) how the differing, imperial-like natures of Russia and the European Union (coupled...

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Natalia Zajac

Natalia Zajac

Center for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto, Canada

“Forgotten Female Rulers of Medieval Europe” will reconstruct the reigns of ten princesses of Kyivan Rus' in the eleventh to mid-thirteenth centuries,...

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Past Fellows - 2016-17

Olga Bertelsen

Olga Bertelsen

Postdoctoral Scholar, Columbia University

Olga Bertelsen is a postdoctoral scholar at Columbia University. She will research human behavior during the 1932-33 Famine in Soviet Ukraine, the...

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Daniel Fedorowycz

Daniel Fedorowycz

Doctoral Candidate, University of Oxford

Daniel Fedorowycz is a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford. At HURI, he’ll conduct research on the Polish-Ukrainian conflict in the course of...

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Yaroslav Fedoruk

Yaroslav Fedoruk

Senior Scholar, Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Yaroslav Fedoruk is a senior scholar at the Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Holding a...

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Stella Ghervas

Stella Ghervas

Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Sait Ocakli

Sait Ocakli

Instructor, Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey

Sait Ocakli is an instructor at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. Focusing specifically on the second reign of Khan Mehmed Giray IV (1654-1666),...

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Viktoriya Sereda

Viktoriya Sereda

Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Ukrainian Catholic University

Viktoriya Sereda is an Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. Interested in urban sociology, memory...

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Oleksandr Zaytsev

Oleksandr Zaytsev

Professor, Department of Modern and Contemporary History of Ukraine, Ukrainian Catholic University

Oleksandr Zaytsev is a professor in the Department of Modern and Contemporary History of Ukraine at the Ukrainian Catholic University. At HURI, he will...

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Past Fellows - 2015-16

Oksana Dudko

Oksana Dudko

Center for Urban History (Lviv), History

Oksana Dudko is a historian, researcher and project leader of Lviv Interactive project in the Center for Urban History in Lviv, Ukraine. In addition to...

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Paolo Fonzi

Paolo Fonzi

University of Naples and Humbolt University of Berlin, History

Paolo Fonzi received his PhD in history, jointly awarded by the University of Naples and Humbolt University of Berlin, with a dissertation on monetary...

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Oksana Iurkova

Oksana Iurkova

Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, History
Anton Kotenko

Anton Kotenko

Center for Historical Research, National Research University “Higher School of Economics" (St. Petersburg, Russia), History

Anton Kotenko is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Historical Research, National Research University "Higher School of Economics" (St. Petersburg,...

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Huseyin Oylupinar

University of Economics‒Izmir (Turkey), History

Huseyin Oylupinar received his PhD from the University of Alberta (2014), in the Interdisciplinary Degree program in History and Cultural Studies, with a...

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Khrystyna Pavlyk

Associate Professor, Economics Department, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine)
Sophia Wilson

Sophia Wilson

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Political Science

Past Fellows - 2014-15

Yuliya Ilchuk

University of Chicago, Literature

Yuliya Ilchuk is Lecturer in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago. She received her candidate of sciences in...

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Natalia Lass

Natalia Laas

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, History - Carnegie Fellow

Dr. Laas, Research Fellow, Institute of Ukrainian History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Her main field of interest is contemporary...

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Oksana Mikheieva

Harvard University, Political Science

Oksana Mikheieva is Professor in the Department of Sociology of Management at Donetsk State University of Management. She received her candidate of...

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Roksolana Mykhaylyk

UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Linguistics

Roksolana Mykhaylyk is Reseacher in multilingualism and empirical linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the UiT, The...

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Oksana Mykhed

Oksana Mykhed

Columbia University, History

Oksana Mykhed was visiting Assistant Professor of Ukrainian Studies at Columbia University for the academic year 2013-2014. Dr. Mykhed received her BA and...

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Viktoriya Sereda

Viktoriya Sereda

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Sociology

Viktoriya Sereda is Associate Professor in the Department of History and Theory of Sociology at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. She is also...

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Oxana Shevel

Oxana Shevel

Associate Professor, Political Science, Tufts University
Packard Hall
Department of Political Science
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
p: 617-627-2658

Volodymyr Sklokin

Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, History

Volodymyr Sklokin has been Junior Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna for the academic year 2013‒2014. His research interests...

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Andriy Zayarnyuk

Andriy Zayarnyuk

University of Winnipeg, History

Andriy Zayarnyuk is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Winnipeg. He received his PhD in history from the University of...

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Orest Zayats

Orest Zayats

Hrushevsky Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies (NASU), Kyiv, History

Orest Zayats is Senior Researcher at the M.S. Hrushevsky Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of...

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Giorgio Ziffer

Giorgio Ziffer

University of Udine, Italy, Linguistics

Giorgio Ziffer is Professor of Slavic Philology at the University of Udine (Italy). During his residency at HURI he will be working on “The Sermon “On Law...

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Past Fellows - 2013-14

Hanna Bazhenova

Institute of East-Central Europe, Poland, Research Fellow

Bazhenova plans to focus on historians at two “borderland” universities in the Russian Empire whose work was closely connected to the language and...

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Tetiana Boriak

National Academy of Cadres in Culture and Arts, Assistant Professor

Boriak’s project will focus on oral evidence of Stalin’s crimes collected from Holodomor survivors. She plans to continue an analysis and the processing...

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Sofia Dyak

Sofia Dyak

Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Academic Director

Dyak plans to compare the history of the post @World War II integration of two Central European cities, Lwów/Lviv and Breslau/Wrocław into new systems of...

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Liudmilla Grynevych

Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Senior Research Associate

Grynevych’s reasearch project seeks to reconstruct the day-to-day life of Ukrainian society on the basis of substantial and varied sources, to offer an...

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Nadiya Kravets

Nadiya Kravets

Harvard University, Political Science - Postdoctoral Fellow, GIS Map of Ukraine

Nadiya V. Kravets is a GIS Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (2013-2015) and a Visiting Scholar at the Davis Center...

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Nadiya Kravets

Nadiya Kravets

Harvard University, Postdoctoral Research Scholar

As a member of the GIS project team, Kravets will focus her research on the current political movements in Ukraine. The Institute plans to incorporate the...

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Yuliya Ladygina

Williams College, Assistant Professor

Ladygina plans to investigate the complex evolution and dialogical nature of the multiplicity of socio-political discourses – particularly feminism,...

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Vitaliy Mykhaylovskiy

Vitaliy Mykhaylovskiy

Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University and The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Assistant Professor

In describing his intended research focus, Mykhaylovskiy first observes that early modern Ukrainian history includes paradoxical cases where several...

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Olga Onuch

University of Oxford, Newton Prize Fellow in Comparative Politics, SIAS, Nuffield College

Onuch notes that the “Orange Revolution” did not occur in a vacuum; rather such moments of mass-protest are connected to on-going mobilization in social...

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Huseyin Oylupinar

University of Alberta, Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Oylupinar’s research will focus on the impact of the Cossack/Ukrainian – Ottoman – Tatar past on modern Ukrainian-Turkish relations, with an eye on how...

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Past Fellows - 2012-13

Vladyslav Grynevych

Vladyslav Grynevych Grynevych

Associate Professor, Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; Kyiv-Mohyla University

Research will be devoted to the formation of new models of historical memory in contemporary Ukraine concerning events of World War II. New models result...

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Volodymyr Kulyk

Volodymyr Kulyk Kulyk

Leading Research Fellow, Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Agnieszka Matusiak

Agnieszka Matusiak Matusiak

Professor of Ukrainian Literature and Chair of Ukrainian Studies, Institute of Slavic Studies, The University of Wroclaw

The purpose of the proposed research is a synthetic and multi-dimensional investigation of the impact of modernist and postmodernist strategies about the...

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Maria Sonevytsky

Independent Scholar ( Completed PhD at Columbia February 2012)

This research project will expand upon prior PhD research that focuses on the embodiment of dominant stereotypes of otherness in two Ukrainian borderland...

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Viacheslav Stanislavskyi

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

This research project will expand upon prior PhD research that focuses on the embodiment of dominant stereotypes of otherness in two Ukrainian borderland...

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Past Fellows - 2011-12

Viktor Brekhunenko

Viktor Brekhunenko

Department Head, M.S. Hrushevs'kyi Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Sources Studies
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Professor of History, National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”
Giovanna Brogi

Giovanna Brogi

Professor for Ukrainian Literature
Professor for History of the Russian Language
University of Milan

Alexander Dmitriev

Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Center for the History of Ideas and Sociology of Knowledge
Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities (National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Marta Dyczok

Marta Dyczok

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

Mayhill Fowler

Ph.D. candidate completing in May 2011
Department of History, Princeton University
Alexander Gogun

Alexander Gogun

PhD Candidate
Free University Berlin
Berlin College for Comparative History of Europe

Nadiya V. Kravets

PhD Candidate completing in June 2011
Department of Politics and International Relations
University of Oxford, St. Antony’s College
Harun Yilmaz

Harun Yilmaz

Ph.D
Department of History, St. Antony’s College
University of Oxford

Tatiana Zhurzhenko

Elise Richter Research Fellow
University of Vienna
Department of Political Science

Past Fellows - 2010-11

Tetyana Bureychak

Tetyana Bureychak

Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Theory of Sociology
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Has recently returned from her appointment as a Visiting Researcher at Linkoping University (Sweden) in the Department of Gender Studies. While at Harvard...

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Past Fellows - 2009-10

Past Fellows - 2008-09

Moshe Taube

Moshe Taube

Moshe Taube is Professor in Slavic Studies and in Linguistics at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He will be a HURI Research Fellow this spring (...

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Past Fellows - 2007-08

Oksana Kis

Oksana Kis

Oksana Kis earned her Kandydat nauk in 2002 and is a research fellow at the Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She will...

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Past Fellows - 2006-07

Ihor Zhuk

Ihor Zhuk

Ihor Zhuk is the director of the Leopolis Project and the curator of the Collection of Visual Materials at Ukrainian Catholic University. He received his...

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Past Fellows - 2005-06

Oxana Shevel

Oxana Shevel

Associate Professor, Political Science, Tufts University
Packard Hall
Department of Political Science
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155
p: 617-627-2658

Past Fellows - 2004-05

Henry Hale

Henry Hale, an assistant professor of political science at Indiana University, earned his Ph.D. in 1998 at Harvard. During the summer of 2004, Hale worked...

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Past Fellows - 2003-04

George Liber

George Liber

Historian

Liber is a Professor at the Department of History, University of Alabama, Birmingham. He earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1986. His scholarly...

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Olena Rusina

Olena Rusina

Historian-Medievalist

Rusina is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Ukrainian History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. She received her Ph.D. in...

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Roman Syrota

Roman Syrota

Historian

In his research project entitled "An Independent Intellectual in International Politics: R.W. Seton-Watson and the Ukrainian Question in Great Britain in...

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Past Fellows - 2002-03

Pavlo Mykhed

Pavlo Mykhed

Philologist and literary critic
(January to April, 2003)
Dr. Mykhed is an Associate Professor, and Chair of the Department of Foreign Literature, and Director of the Mykola Hohol Research... Read more about Pavlo Mykhed

Past Fellows - 2001-02