Curriculum Vitae

Motto: Lege artis

CURRENT POSITION

Professor at the Department of Language Communication,  Faculty of Mass Media Communication, University of SS Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovak Republic;

EDUCATION AND DEGREES

2011 Professor at the Department of Germanic and Finno-Ugric Philology Kiev National Linguistic University, Ukraine
2010 Doctor of Philological Sciences Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine
2000 Doctor of Philological Sciences Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
1991-1994 post doctoral courses Moscow State Linguistic University, Moscow
1985 Candidate of Philological Sciences Kyiv State Taras Shevchenko University
1979-1982 post graduate courses Kyiv State Pedagogical Istitute of  Foreign Languages
1975 Diploma of Higher Education with Highest Honours Gorlivka State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

1995 – 2016 Scientific Supervisor of the Post-graduate Students

2000 – 2006   a member of Professional Women’s Advisory Board of American Biographical  Institute

1996-1999      International Exchange Programs Advisor, Teachers’ Resource Centre Manager

1990-1995      Translator of the American teams of healers

1990-1997  Translator of Canadian teams from the Children’s Fund International «Light the Way»

1989, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2013, 2018 – official opponent at the public defence of candidate dissertations and Associate Professor habilitation

2005 – 2010:  a member of the Promotion Council in Donetsk National University (Specialty «Comparative-historical and typological linguistics» and «Germanic languages»)

2014 – 2015: a member of the Promotion Council in National Linguistic University, Ukraine   (Specialty «General linguistics» and «Germanic languages»)

2016: Editor-in-Chief of the journal «Lege artis. Language yesterday, today, tomorrow».

FIELDS OF RESEARCH INTEREST

Stylistics, lexicology, cognitive linguistics, text linguistics, literary time, translation studies, intercultural studies, Iris Murdoch and Ray Bradbury, folklore (fairy tales, songs), psycholinguistics (emotiology), gender studies, English teaching.

Hobbies: travelling, swimming and stretching up in water, singing in a church choir, dogs, tiny bells and thimbles, crystal therapy, phytotherapy.

MEMBERSHIP IN EDITORIAL BOARDS

  • Questions of theoretical and applied linguistics. Belgorod, Belgorod State University, Russia (a member of the editorial board since 2012) (in Russian – Вопросы теоретической и прикладной лингвистики). ISSN 2408-9346
  • US – China Foreign Language. USA, El Monte. David Publishing Company (a reviewer since 2012) ISSN 1539-8080 (in hard copy), ISSN 1935-9667 (online).
  • Communication Today (Trnava, Slovakia) (a member of the editorial board since 2013) ISSN 1338-130X. The journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and Clarivate Analytics – Web of Science.
  • European Journal of Science and Theology – ISSN 1841-0464 (printed), 1842-8517 (online) – (a reviewer since 2014. European Journal of Science and Theology is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and Erih Plus databases.
  • Lege artis. Language yesterday, today, tomorrow. Trnava, Slovakia; Publishing House De Gruyter Open (Editor-in-chief since 2016). ISSN 2453-8035 The journal is abstracted and indexed in 23 databases including Clarivate Analytics — Emerging Sources Citation Index and Clarivate Analytics — Web of Science.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

IATEFL International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (1994)

USSE   The Ukrainian Society for the Study of English (Ukrainian branch of ESSE) (1999-2005)

CZASE   Czech Association of English (Czech branch of ESSE) (2006)

ICLA (since 2010) International Cognitive Linguistics Association

SCLA (since 2010) Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (University of Sheffield, UK)

CEELBAS (since 2010) Centre for East European Language Based Area Studies (University of Sheffield, UK)

SkASE (since 2010) Slovak Association for the Study of English (University of Kosice, Slovakia)

PROFESSIONAL HONOURS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017

 

Commemorative plate of Johannes Sambucus in connection with the University of SS Cyril and Methodius jubilee
2017

 

Commemorative medal of SS Cyril and Methodius in connection with the University of SS Cyril and Methodius jubilee
2017 Rector’s Award (Cena rektora) for the considerable contribution to the development of science and research in the domain of linguistics
2012 Commemorative medal of SS Cyril and Methodius in connection with the University of SS Cyril and Methodius jubilee
2012 Golden medal of SS Cyril and Methodius in connection with personal jubilee
2005 The Best Scientific Research Worker of the Year 2005 (3d place)

Horlivka State Pedagogical Institute for Foreign Languages Competition

1998, 2002, 2003 A Letter of Honour of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
2001 Honorary Title and a Badge of Honour for Excellence in Teaching in Ukraine
1996 Three-week Summer School in Chester, Great Britain
1994, 2005 A Letter of Honour of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for the winner of the Small Academy of Sciences (the 1st place)

SKILLS

Languages

Ukrainian, Russian (native speaker), English (fluent), French, Czech, Slovak (basic), Latin (working knowledge), Greek (understanding)

 PROJECTS

GRID study on the semantics of emotion terms across languages and cultures. This project is initiated by Swiss National Center of Competence in Research together with University of Geneva and University of Gent (Belgium) (March 2008-2010).

 PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

I have taken part in 112 international conferences and workshops in Austria, Bulgaria, Byelorussia, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Japan, Israel, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia,  Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and USA.

 PUBLICATIONS

I am the author of 194 publications, among them: books, text-books and dictionaries – 5, articles and chapters in collective monographs – 14, articles in scientific journals, newsletters, etc. – 100, scholarly papers and conference presentations – 37, abstracts – 28, published review – 2, scripts – 1, other publications – 7.

These papers have been published in the following countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Byelorussia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, the USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom (19)