Volodymyr Kravchenko, PhD

Director/CIUS, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept


Director/CIUS, Faculty of Arts - History & Classics Dept
(780) 492-4487
Pembina Hall
8921 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H8



Doctor of Sciences in History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv) (1997)

Candidate of Sciences in History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv) (1986)

Diploma with distinction of Higher Education, Kharkiv State University, Faculty of History, Department of the History of Ukraine(1980)

Professional Academic Contributions:

Founder and Head of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, V.N.Karazin Kharkiv National 

University, 1991-1996, 1999 to 2012

Head of the Department of History and Museum Studies, Kharkiv (State) National Academy of 

Culture, 1999-2001

Founder and Director of the Kowalsky Eastern Ukrainian Institute, 2002 to 2012

Founding Board Member, International Association for the Humanities, 2007 to 2012

Member of Ukrainian National Historians Committee, 1996 to Present 

Member of the Committee of Ukrainian and Bulgarian Historians, 2009 to Present

Editorial board member of the following scholarly journals:

- Ukraina Moderna (Lviv)

- Pro-Seminarium: Medieval Studies, History of Church, Science & Culture (Kiev)

- Harvard Ukrainian Studies (Cambridge, MA) 

- East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies (Edmonton, AB)

Advisor (Consultant and Supervisor): 

2 Doctor’s and 12 Candidate’s dissertations


Solomea Pavlychko Prize of the American Council of Learned Societies, 2010

Petro Mohyla Award of Ukrainian Ministry of Science and Education, 2004

Kharkiv regional government’s Annual Award in a nomination “The Best Lecturer in the 

Humanities”, 2000.

Information about:

Wikipedia Ukraine

Professors of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Bio-Bibliography Guide. Kharkiv, 2009 (in Ukrainian); 

Encyclopedia of History of Ukraine, vol. 5, Kyiv, 2008 (in Ukrainian);

Ukrainian historians of the 20th century: Bio-bibliography Guide (ser. “Ukrainian Historians”), vol.2, 

part 2, Kyiv, 2004 (in Ukrainian); 

V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Bio-bibliography Dictionary of Scholars, vol.2, Historians, 

part 2, 1933-2000s. Kharkiv, 2001 (in Ukrainian).


  •  Ukraine
  •  Russian Empire (XIX – beg. XX centuries)
  •  History of Historical Writing (XVIII-XX centuries)
  •  Regional and Border Studies


Foundations of East European History; 

Russian in 20th century

Soviet Daily Life (seminar)

Russian and Non-Russian Cultural and Political Space

Russia and Its Neighbours: Nations in Dialogue and Conflict

History of Ukraine


History of Ukrainian Studies in North America after WWII.


Scholarly Activities

Research - Ukrainian Studies in North America after WWII

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“La cosaquerie ukrainienne dans la présentation de Gogol”
Author(s): Kravchenko, V.
Publication: Nicolas Gogol, Taras Boulba et. l’Ukraine. Actes de colloque presents sous la coordination de Iryna Dmytryshyn at Maxime Deschanet. Ouvrage publié avec le concours du Centre de recherches Europes-Eurasie, INALCO (Paris). L’ Harmattan, 2016.
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Page Numbers: 107-120