Staff and academic interests

Staff and academic interests

Kopiyka Valery Vladimirovich

Scientific degree: Doctor of Political Science
Position: Director of the Institute of International Relations, Professor
Sphere of scientific interests: i European integration and foreign policy of the Western Europe countries.
Graduated from the Faculty of International Relations and International Law of Kyiv State University. T. Shevchenko (1984). In 1990 he defended a candidate's degree, and in 2004 - a doctoral dissertation. Since graduating from the postgraduate studies since 1990, assistant, since 1996, assistant professor, since 2007, professor of the Department of International Relations and Foreign Policy. Since 2007 he has been the Deputy Director of the IIR for educational work, since 2009 the Director of the IIR. From 2012 to December 2015 (Order No. 08-1979-04 dated 02.12.2015) incl. Head of the Department of International Media Communication and Communication Technologies, Department of International Information.
Trained and lectured at higher education institutions of Belgium (Free University of Brussels), Great Britain (University of Hull), Bulgaria (Southwestern University named after Neofit Rylsky, Blagoevgrad), Russia (Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences , IMEMM RAS).

He was awarded the Diploma of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Author of more than 100 scientific works. Has prepared 6 candidates of sciences.


 Danilenko Sergiy Ivanovich

Scientific degree: doctor of political sciences, candidate of philological sciences
Position: Head of the Department of International Media Communication and Communication Technologies, Department of International Information, Associate Professor.
Disciplines: Theory and Practice of Communication, Press Service, Press Service of Foreign Policy Departments, Theory of Mass Communication, International Media Communications, Media Analysis, Propaganda and Counter-Propaganda, Contemporary Printed Media.
Sphere of scientific interests: influence of communicative technologies on formation of civil society, political communication and mass media, international journalism, media convergence.
Monograph: "The Civic Dimension of the Communication Revolution: Modernization of Public Communications from the Printing Machine to Social Networks" (2010). The paper examines the role of communication in the process of formation of civil society, the impact of changes in the information and communication sphere on the course and the state of the social and political system, both in separate countries and in the world.
Graduated from taras Shevchenko National University og Kyiv, faculty of journalism (1992). Chief editor of the newspaper "Mizhnarodnyk" (since 2002)
Scientific supervisor of a number of researches for the degree of a candidate of political sciences in specialty 23.00.04 - political problems of international systems and global development
Member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine.
The author of 2 manuals, 1 monograph and more than 60 articles and teaching materials, co-author of 5 monographs.

Romanenko Yuriy Victorovich

Scientific degree: doctor of sociological sciences
Position: Professor
Disciplines: An Analysis of Social Systems, Speachwriting, Political Psychology, Modern Psychotechnology, Neurolinguistic Programming.
Sphere of scientific interests: modern psychotechnology, analysis of social systems, social psychology of organizations, ethnosotsiology.
Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Political Science (1996). Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Ukraine. Head of the NLP Society - Technologies.
He is the author of 14 monographs and 7 textbooks.

Valevska Inna Anatoliyivna

Scientific degree: Ph.D. in Philosophy
Position: Associate Professor
Disciplines: Conflict and Theory of Negotiations, Information Ecology, Special Informational Operations, Crisis Analysis.
Sphere of scientific interests: conflictology, theory and practice of negotiations, psychological aspects of modern information processes.
Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Philosophy (1990).
Author of more than 30 publications.

Yakovets Anatoliy Volodimirovich

Scientific degree: candidate of philological sciences
Position: Associate Professor
Disciplines: Imageology, Factories of Thought, Theory and Practice of Advertising, International PR-Practice, Professional Media Standards, Public Relations in Public, Financial Institutions and International Relations, Theory and Practice of International Advertising.
Sphere of scientific interests: information society, development of international television and radio space, specificity of foreign policy communication technologies, legal regulation of information industry, PR.
Graduated from Taras Shevchenko NAtional University of Kyiv, Faculty of Journalism (1991).
Member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, awarded the Golden Medal "Independence", winner of many TV and radio festivals. Awarded the first degree diploma for the textbook "Television journalism: theory and practice" (the best scientific methodical project in 2010).
Author of over 55 publications, including 5 monographs in co-authorship, 5 textbooks and 3 manuals.


Shevchenko Olena Volodimirivna

Scientific degree: Candidate of Political Science
Position: Associate Professor
Disciplines: Public Relations, State Branding in International Relations, GR- and Lobby-Technology in International Relations; Corporate Social Responsibility in PR, Internet PR.
Sphere of scientific interests: international communication technologies, corporate PR, territorial branding and marketing, social responsibility as a component of PR-activities.
Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Economics and Faculty of Journalism (1997).
Laureate of the NAS of Ukraine Prize for Young Scientists and Students of Higher Educational Institutions for the best scientific work (2003).
The author of 1 monograph, 5 manuals of 1 textbook and more than 55 articles.


Panchenko Zhanna Olegivna

Scientific degree: candidate of political sciences
Position: associate professor
Disciplines: Reputation Management, Marketing Communications, Investment Communications, Theory of Decision-making in International Relations, Information Geopolitics.
Sphere of scientific interests: reputation management, PR, branding, strategic communications, government communications, corporate communications, methods of supporting the adoption of political and managerial decisions, critical geopolitics.
Internship: Tallinn University (Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School), 2015, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Lublin, Poland), 2016
Graduated from Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Institute of International Relations (2003).
 Author of more than 30 publications, co-author of 1 monograph, 2 textbooks.



Smyrnova Olena Viktorivna

Scientific degree: candidate of political sciences
Position: assistant 
Disciplines: neurocommunication, neuromarketing, mass communication.
Sphere of scientific interests: neuroscience, psychology, neuro-communicative and psycho-technologies. 
Graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations (2003) 
Member of the Ukrainian Union of Psychotherapists.
Co-author of many monographs and 30 articles.

Chernenko Alla Anatoliyivna

 Position: senior laboratory assistant of the department.