Member of the Month: Mayhill Fowler

April 10, 2024

Hometown: DeLand, Florida Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Stetson University; Affiliated faculty, Program in Theater Studies, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv Professional Interests: theater in Ukraine, cultural history, theater studies, gender history, Ukraine’s history, society, culture   Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Steven Seegel

January 19, 2024

Hometown: Austin, Texas Current Position: Professor of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, University of Texas at Austin Professional Interests: empires and borders; historical geography; history of science and technology; critical cartography studies; transnational biography Steven Seegel is a writer, translator, and historian by training, as well as Professor of Slavic and ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Sophia Wilson

December 20, 2023

Hometown: Edwardsville, Illinois Current Position: Associate Professor of Political Science, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Professional Interests: Ukraine, Revolution of Dignity, Russia’s war crimes in Ukraine, political regimes Dr. Wilson is the President of the American Association for Ukrainian Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington, was a ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Olena Jennings

October 14, 2023

Hometown: New York City Current Position: Independent writer and translator Professional Interests: poetry, fiction, translation Olena Jennings is a writer and translator, the author of the poetry collections The Age of Secrets (Lost Horse Press) and Songs from an Apartment (Underground Books). Her novel Temporary Shelter was published in 2021 ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Kateryna Ruban

May 1, 2023

Current Position: Junior Visiting Fellow at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, George Washington University Research Interests: Ukraine and the Soviet Union, Gender, reproduction, and medicine, Memory politics in Ukraine Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? It was an obvious decision. I am Ukrainian, ... Continue reading

In Memoriam: Орест Попович (1933-2023)

March 17, 2023

Василь Махно In Memoriam: Орест Попович (1933-2023) Зовсім нещодавно, на початку 2023 року, Орест Попович перетнув межу свого 90-літнього віку, а 14 березня й останню межу свого життєвого шляху. Він належав до покоління, що в підлітковому віці, під час воєнного лихоліття вимушено залишило рідні сторони. Народжений у Львові, в родині ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Michael Yarymovych

February 4, 2023

Hometown: Osprey, Florida Professional interests: Astronautics, space technology Dr. Yarymovych is President of Sarasota Space Associates, an Aerospace Consultancy. In February 1998, after a 20-year industry career, retired from Boeing and its predecessor Rockwell International, where he held various positions as Vice President responsible for engineering and technology on the ... Continue reading

Svitlana Maria Andrushkiw (1943 – 2022)

December 28, 2022

With great sadness, we announce that on December 21, 2022, Svitlana Maria Andrushkiw (née Lutzky), beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed into eternal rest, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 79 years old. Born in 1943 in Stanislaviv, Ukraine, to Eugene and Oksana (née Lemecha) Lutzky, Svitlana ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Yuliya Ladygina

October 12, 2022

Hometown: State College, PA Current Position: Helena Rubinstein University Endowed Fellow in the Humanities and Assistant Professor of Slavic and Global Studies at the Pennsylvania State University Professional Interests: 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century Ukrainian literature and intellectual history, Soviet and contemporary Ukrainian cinema, trauma and memory studies.       ... Continue reading

First Round of SEF Fellows Announced

August 12, 2022

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. (NTSh-A) is pleased to announce the first round of fellowship recipients from the Shevchenko Emergency Fund. Fellowships have been awarded to fifty Ukrainian scholars, writers, and artists affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine. The fellowships include a cash stipend of $1,000, a six-month ... Continue reading