Professor Marko Pavlyshyn F.A.H.A.

Marko Pavlyshyn is the convenor of Ukrainian Studies in Monash University’s School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics and the director of the Monash European and EU Centre.

His research specialisations and preferred areas for higher degree supervision include modern and contemporary Ukrainian literature, post-colonial approaches to the study of Slavic literatures and cultures, and issues of culture and national identity.

Marko is the author of Ol’ha Kobylianska: Interpretations (Kharkiv, 2008), Canon and Iconostasis (Kyiv, 1997), and more than 80 chapters in books and articles in scholarly journals, including Slavic Review, Slavonic and East European Review, Slavic and East European Journal, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Suchasnist’, Journal of Ukrainian StudiesHarvard Ukrainian Studies, and Australian Slavonic and East European Studies.

In 2005-2010 he was Head of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics. He was the founding President of the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia. In 1998-2003 he was President of the Australia and New Zealand Slavists’ Association. He is a member of the project team that established the Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.


Institution: Monash University
Year awarded: 1983
Institution: Monash University
Year awarded: 1979