Kateryna Dysa

Kateryna Dysa

Kateryna Dysa

Kateryna Dysa (Shklar Fellow, Spring 2011) is Vice-Director at the Centre for Polish and European Studies and Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. She received her Ph.D. in comparative history from Central European University, Budapest, in 2004. Her research topic is “Control of Sexuality and Public Morals in Volhynian and Podolian Towns of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.” Using trial materials and sermons, she will analyze the means of dealing with transgressive sexual relationships both in courts and within the community. Her monograph, A Witch Story: Witchcraft Trials in the Ukrainian Palatinates of the Rzeczpospolita in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, was published by Krytyka in 2008.