Victor Oleksiyovych Kotygorenko

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Head of the Department of National Minorities, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor

He graduated from the Faculty of History of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Candidate of Historical Sciences (1985), Doctor of Political Sciences (2005), Associate Professor (1992), Senior Research Scientist (2003), Professor (2010)

He taught at the Ukrainian Agricultural Academy, the Institute for Advanced Training of Teachers of Social Sciences (Institute for Advanced Training of Teachers of Higher Education) at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. He worked as Deputy Director of the Institute of Postgraduate Education of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Since September 1995 – at the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the positions of acting leading research scientist of the department of national minorities, chief research scientist of the department of national minorities, scientific secretary of the Institute, head of the department of national minorities.

His professional achievements include participation in domestic and international research projects, scientific guidance in the preparation of PhD theses, opposition to PhD and doctoral dissertations in political science, work as a member of the Specialized Scientific Councils at the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine and the Institute of State and Law of V. M. Koretsky of NAS of Ukraine, as well as in the editorial boards of scientific publications: Scientific notes of the I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Historical Journal, Gileya, Viche.

Work by consent (on a voluntary basis): member of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (1999 – 2002); head of the working group of the Coordination Council for Domestic Policy under the President of Ukraine (1998-1999); member of the Public Council of Experts on Domestic Political Affairs under the President of Ukraine (2000 – 2004); member of the Working Group of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the preparation of the draft Concept of reforming the political system of Ukraine (2001); member of the Working Group of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on elaboration and generalization of proposals to be received during the public discussion of the draft Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine” (2003); member of the interdepartmental working group of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the development of a set of issues related to regulatory, financial and logistical support of Ukraine’s implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (2005); member of the working group of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on the problems of ethno-national policy in Ukraine (2006); member of the Council for Ethno-National Policy under the President of Ukraine 2006 – 2010); member of the Scientific and Expert Board on Problems of Socio-Economic Development under the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2008 – 2010); Scientific Secretary of the Section of Social and Economic Sciences of the Committee on State Prizes of Ukraine in the field of science and technology (since 2002)

Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine. He was awarded the Order of Merit of the 3rd degree, Laureate of the M. Hrushevsky Prize of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Research interests: political science, conflict studies, ethnopolitics, political history

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