Lidiya Zubytska

Adjunct Professor

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Kansas

Areas of Specialization:

  • International Diplomacy
  • Politics and Governments of Russia and Central Eurasian States

Scholarly Achievements:

  • “Oligarchs in the Ukrainian Foreign Policymaking: Examining Influences in Transitional
    Politics.” Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte /Economic History Yearbook, Ruhr-Universität
    Bochum, vol. 60 (2): 335-361, 2019.
  • “The Rise and Establishment of Oligarchs as Party Substitutes in Ukraine: An Assessment of
    Post-Revolutionary (Orange) Years.” Ukraina Moderna, Kulturwissenschaftlishes Institut Essen
    and Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, vol. 25: 143-162, 2018.
  • “An Unending Quest for Russia’s Place in the World: The Discursive Co-evolution of the Study
    and Practice of International Relations in Russia” with Mariya Omelicheva. New Perspectives:
    Interdisciplinary Journal of Central and East European Politics and International Relations,
    vol. 24 (1): 19-53, 2016.
  • “Mothers as Soldiers: Beyond the Veil of Gendered War,” Mothers under Fire: Mothering in
    Conflict Areas. Eds. Tatjana Takleva and Arlene Sgoutas, Bradford: Demeter Press, 2015.
  • “Controlling Institutions: How Greater (and Lesser) Powers Govern International
    Organizations,” a book review in Journal of International Organization Studies, vol. 4(2): 78-
    81, 2013.
  • “Failures and Prospects of Regional Organizations: Lessons from the Post-Soviet Space and
    Beyond” with Mariya Omelicheva. The Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International
    Relations, vol. 13 (2): 87-101, 2012.
  • Visiting Researcher, Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 2018.
  • George F. Kennan Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2018.

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