Date of birth: July 3, 1959. Place of birth: Dmitriev-L’hovsky, Russia
Married with two children.
Education. Scientifi Degree.
1976-1981 Donetsk State University. The Faculty of History
1986-1987 Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University. Institute of post-diploma studies
1989-1992 Donetsk State University. Donetsk. Post-graduate course, dept of political history
PhD (History), Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) – 1992.
2002-2005 Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. Doctoral research course, the Faculty of History, dept. of modern history of Ukraine
Dr. hab.(History), Donetsk National University (Donetsk, Ukraine) – 2007.
1981-1989 Donetsk State University. Pre-training Faculty for Foreign Students, dept of social and economic subjects. Assistant professor , senior lecturer.
1992-1999 Donetsk State University, The Faculty of History, dept. of modern and contemporary history, Associate professor
1999-2014 Donetsk National University, The Faculty of History, dept. of international relations and foreign policy
Associate professor (1999-2008), Professor (2008-2014)
Director of the Information Centre of European Union Assistant professor (2013-2014).
Deputy director of the Scientific and Informational Centre of International Security and Euro-Atlantic Cooperation (since 2005)
Deputy dean (1999-2002)
2014-present Uzhhorod National University. The faculty of Internatinal politics, management and business, The international of studies social communication Department, Professor (2014-present). Director of the Center for International Security and Euro-Atlantic integration (2015 –present). Director of the Information Centre of European Union (2015 –present).
Assistant professor courses taught
International system and global development; Actual problems of foreign policy in the region; Geopolitical processes and international relations in Europe; History of Diplomacy; Diplomacy of Europe. Foreign Policy of Ukraine: between objectivity and subjectivity. Ukraine’s foreign policy; International law; Diplomatic and consular services, Diplomatic protocol and etiquette; Ukraine in the North Atlantic community; Current issues of Ukraine’s foreign policy and international relations, History international relations.
425 published papers, including more than 40 course-books on history, law and international relations for higher and secondary educational establishments.
Membership in organization.
Public League “Ukraine-NATO” – Vice Head of the Coordinating Board, Kyiv, 2006; Institute of Social Research and Political Analysis, Vinnitsa, expert, 2002; Ukrainian National Association of the European Studies, Kiyv; Scientific Society named after Taras Shevchenko, Donetsk branch, Ukraine, 2002.
Languages. Ukrainian – fluent; Russian – native; English – intermediate (В1).