Olga Khomenko

Olga Khomenko

Fulbright Scholar
Olga Khomenko
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 Mykola Riabchuk Natalia Khanenko-Friesen Nataliya Kibita Olga Khomenko Robert Romanchuk Viktoriya Sereda\n Fulbright Scholar\nOlga Khomenko is a Fulbright visiting scholar at the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. She holds a PhD in Area Studies, specifically on the history of Japan, from the University of Tokyo (2005), a PhD in world history from the Ukrainian Academy of Science (2013), and an MBA from the Kyiv School of Economics (2017). She is an Associate Professor in the History Department of The National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Ukraine. Previously, she was a Japan Society for Promotion of Science visiting scholar and a Hakuho Foundation international fellow. Her research interests include the history of postwar Japan, the history of Japanese business and consumption culture, the history of Ukraine-Japan relations, with a focus on Ukrainians in the Far East and Manchuria under Japanese occupation, as well as the history of the creation of Ukrainian national identity and Ukrainian literature. Khomenko wrote a book of essays on the history of Ukraine titled, From Ukraine with Love (Gunzosha, 2014), and the co-translator of Modern Anthology of Ukrainian Literature (Gunzosha, 2005), both published in Japanese. She is also the author of numerous articles on the history of business and consumer culture in Japan.\n Visiting Scholars