Born on 5th October 1971 in Borova town, Kyiv region.
Place of Work and Position: I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Senior Research Scientist, Candidate of Political Sciences, Assistant Professor
Education: 1993 – History Faculty of Dragomanov State Pedagogic University (with honors).
2000 – post-graduate course at the Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine
February 2001 – defended dissertation with the theme: “Ukraine – Poland: Models of Political Modernization”.
2001 – training at Warsaw University (Poland)
2004 – training at Central-Eastern European University (Budapest, Hungary)
1993-97 – teacher of history in a secondary school of Borova town, Kyiv region
1997-2000 – post-graduate student of the Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine
Starting from 2000 until present I work at the Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies (Department of Theoretical and Applied Problems of Political Science), holding the positions of Junior Research Scientist and Research Scientist, starting from January 2003 – position of Senior Research Scientist.
2001-2005 – part-time job on the position of Assistant Professor at the Inter-Regional Academy of Personnel Management
2003-2004 – part-time job on the position of Assistant Professor at the Eastern Ukrainian National University (Lugansk)
Starting from September 2005 – part-time job on the position of Assistant Professor at the Chair of Political Science in Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University
Knowledge of Languages: Ukrainian – native, Russian – fluent, English – active, Polish – active.