Acting Director of the Institute, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor
Born on 6th September 1945 at T.G. Shevchenko Station in Smilyanskiy district, Cherkassy region.
In 1967 graduated from History Faculty at Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, specialty: international historian.
Conducts scientific research since 1979.
1979-1996 – Junior Research Scientist, Leading Research Scientist, Head of Department of Reference Editions of the Institute of History of NAS of Ukraine.
1996-1997 – Expert of the Center of Political Analysis in “Day” newspaper.
1997-2006 – Chief Research Scientist, Executive Head of Department of Ethno-Political Science, Head of Department of Ethno-Political Science at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine.
2006 – until present – Deputy Director on Scientific Work at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine
1994 – Doctor of Historical Sciences
1993 – Senior Research Scientist
2003 – Honours Education Worker of Ukraine
The author of more than 150 scientific works, including 5 monographs, 5 brochures, a textbook for secondary school.
The scientific guidance of O.M. Mayboroda served to prepared five Doctors of Sciences and fourteen Candidates of Political Sciences.
In 1993-2003 took part in implementation of the state program on preparation of “Political History of Ukraine. XX Century” (head of the 6th volume).
In 1999-2001 took part in implementation of joint Ukrainian-Russian project under the program of Kennan Foundation – “Political and Economical Changes in Russia and in Ukraine”.
In 2004 headed the unplanned theme “Ethno-Political Sphere of Ukraine: Prospects, Contemporary Times, Perspectives”.
In 2005 headed the unplanned theme “Regional Versions of Ukrainian National Idea: Mutual and Different”.
In 2005 took part in joint Canadian-Ukrainian project “Formation of Politics of All-National Consolidation: Regional Context”. The research resulted in the draft Concept of the state ethno-national policy of Ukraine and draft law on its approval, registered by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
Participant of more than 60 scientific meetings of different levels, such as conferences, “round tables”, seminars, and symposiums.
Member of specialized scientific boards for dissertation defenses at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethno-National Research of NAS of Ukraine, Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Uzhgorod State University.
Member of editorial boards in “Scientific Notes” of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine, “Man and Politics” journal, “Historical Journal”.