CV

Curriculum Vitae
ROMAN LOZYNSKYI
e-mail: roman.lozynskyi@ gmail.com
website: http://lozynskyj.blogspot.com/

May 2017

EDUCATION
2015 –  till now     Master student in Geography, Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, Department of Geography, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA. GPA: 3.88 (out of 4.00).
Thesis: Landscapes of Privatization in Post-socialist Suburbs. Advisor: Dr. James Hanlon.
Fulbright Graduate Student Exchange Program.
2009 – 2012         “kandydat nauk” (doctorate) program at Human Geography Department, 
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine), ABD
2008 – 2009         Master in Geography with honors, Human Geography Department,
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine).
2004 – 2008         Bachelor  in Geography with honors,  Human Geography Department,
Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Ukraine).
2002 – 2004         Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Mala Akademia Nauk),
                            Lviv, Ukraine, section geography

EMPLOYMENT
February 2012 Project Coordinator ▪ Urban Image Database,
May 2014            Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv, Ukraine)
                           Responsibilities: strategy of project development; cooperation with art collectors,
museums and libraries; project promotion; Center's exhibitions support; conducting
researches from the field of the project; work on the project web-page
http://www.lvivcenter.org/en/uid/

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
  • Dr. Robert E. Mendelson Graduate Student Award from the Department of Geography, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2017
  • Fulbright Graduate Student Exchange Program for academic years 2015-2017, (2014)
  • National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic. Visiting researcher at Department of Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Humanities and Natural Science, University of Presov (Slovak Republic), (May – June, 2011)
  • Coimbra Group Scholarship Program for Young Researchers from Eastern Neighboring Countries. Research Stay at Department of European Ethnology, Faculty of Humanities, University of Turku (Finland), (January – February, 2011)
  • Finalist, Ivan Pulyui Scholarship Program for Talent Youth, organized by Kyrylo- Mefodii Fundation, Kyiv, Ukraine (2009)
  • Winner, Second stage of the All- Ukrainian scientific research competition, Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2004)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • post-socialist urban and suburban spaces
  • post-socialist changes in landscape, housing and land ownership (namely privatization process)
  • planning, policy and economic and social structures, community involvement
  • values, preferences and social construction of normativity
  • social change and space, theories of development
  • geographies of Russia
  • ontology of land

MEMBERSHIP

2016 - Present    Association of American Geographers

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Scholarly and conference papers:
  • “Creating of Place and Everyday Life in Human Geography”, [in Ukrainian] Geographic Science and Practice, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine (May 2013), 162-165
  • “Power, Perceptional Regions and in-Ukrainian Confrontation”, [in Ukrainian] conference “Region 2011 - Strategy of Optimal Development”, Karasin National University of Kharkiv, Ukraine (November 2011), 148-152
  • “From Traditional to New Cultural Geography: Challenging Ukrainian Geography”, [in Ukrainian], Geographija i Suchasnist, (2011), 59-67
Popular science articles:
  • “Asia not from TV”, West Information Agency – ZIK, [in Ukrainian], (2008)
          http://zik.ua/ua/analytics/2008/10/16/153968
  • “Armenia – Country-Island at South Caucasus: Trip to the Periphery of Europe”,
          Geographical Faculty Newspaper “Lviv Merydian”, [in Ukrainian], (2008).

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
  • "Landscapes of Privatization in Post-socialist Suburbs", AAG Annual Meeting 2017, Boston (April 2017)
  • "Life in Dobromyl Town: Everyday Experiences on the EU-Ukrainian Border", Seventh International Social Science Summer School in Ukraine Borders in the Post-Socialist Space: Past, Present, Future. Chernivtsi (July 2015)
  • “Cultural Geography: Introduction to Discipline”, Ukrainian Catholic University, invited lecture, Lviv (October 2012, 2013)
  • "From Traditional to New Cultural Geography: Challenging Ukrainian Geography," Department of Human Geography, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, research seminar presentation, Lviv University (October 2011)
  • "Carpathian Borderland Region - introduction to a research project", Department of European Ethnology, University of Turku, Finland, invited lecture (March 2011)
  • “Contemporaneity of Great Silk Road”, presentation, Department of Human Geography, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (October 2008)

SUMMER SCHOOLS
Summer 2015       Participant ▪ Seventh International Social Science Summer School in Ukraine
                             Borders in the Post-Socialist Space: Past, Present, Future. (Chernivtsi)
                             https://ukrainesummerschool.com/2015/07/03/chernivtsy-borders/
Summer 2014        Participant ▪ 9th International Konitsa Summer School in Anthropology,
                             Ethnography and Comparative Folklore of the Balkans, The Department                   
                             of History and Archeology, University of Ioannina (Greece)
Summer 2010       Participant ▪ Geschichtswerkstatt Europa project: “Sniatyn Dis/Continued: Memory of
Place and Displaced Memories in Official Representations and  Individual Experiences”,
organized by Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv) and University of
Warsaw
Summer 2008       Co-organizer ▪ Expedition to Central Asia
                            “Contemporaneity of Great Silk Road: Challenging the
Stereotype of Asian Countries Representation in Europe”.

LANGUAGE ABILITY
From most fluent to least: Ukrainian, Russian, English, Polish

NON ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE, COMMUNITY SERVICE

2007 - 2009           Editor-in-chief. Geographical Faculty Newspaper “Lviv Merydian”, Ivan Franko National
University of Lviv
2009                      Youth camp “Mediacology”, Slovenia, participant (April 2009)
2008                      Teacher of geography. Youth camp. Armenia, Spitak
2008                      Participant. “Future City Game”, organized by British Council and
                             Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv.
2007                      Participant. Route blazing in Carpathian mountains, Lviv Bicycle Club, Ukraine
2006                      Participant. Environmental volunteer camp in Lovcen national park, Montenegro,

ON MEDIA
“Journey to Central Asia – Story of Lviv Geographer” interview for news agency “Vholos” [in Ukrainian] http://vgolos.com.ua/articles/podorozh_v_serednyu_aziyu_istoriya_lvivskogo_geografa_108481.html

TRAVEL EXPERIENCE
South Europe: Greece, Italy, Spain. Central Europe: Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia.  Balkans: Albania, Montenegro. Scandinavia: Finland, Sweden. Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan. Transcaucasia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia. Afghanistan, Iran, Russian Federation, Turkey, USA.