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Milana Nikolko

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:Ph.D., (V. Vernadsky Taurida National University) 2004
Phone:613-520-2600 x 6683
Email:milana_nikolko@carleton.ca
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Current  and Recent Positions

  • Adjunct Research Professor at the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS), Carleton University (current)
  • Visiting Scholar at the Institute of European and Russian Studies (EURUS), Carleton University (2009, 2011)
  • Research Associate, CIFP, Carleton University.
  • Research Associate at the Centre for Security and Defence Studies (CSDS), Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University.
  • Associate Professor of Political Science (Docent), V. Vernadsky Taurida National University (Ukraine)
  • Visiting Scholar in the Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa ( 2009-2010)

Current Research Projects: 

  • Research on trauma and collective memories of ethnic groups
  • Research on trauma and victimization in Diasporas (ongoing)
  • Research on Ukrainian diaspora and remittances. Project IOM. August-October 2015.
  • Research on Ukraine’s Silent War: the Renaissance of “The Other” (ongoing).
  • Research on Social Capital and Diaspora networks in comparative perspective (ongoing).
  • Research on Post-Soviet Diasporas (ongoing).

Areas of Current Teaching:

EURR 4100/5100 Nation Building In Central And Eastern Europe

EURR 4008A Nationalism And Ethnic Conflict In Eastern And Central Europe

Comparative Political Communication (undergraduate) Department of Political Science, Valdosta State University, Georgia, USA.

Global Issues (undergraduate) Department of Political Science, Valdosta State University, Georgia, USA.

Introduction in to Political Theories (undergraduate) Department of Political Science,  V.Vernadsky Taurida  National University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Political Communication – graduate course, Department of Political Science, V.Vernadsky Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Political Philosophy – graduate course, Political Science, V.Vernadsky Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Democracy Development in Ukraine (undergraduate) Political Science, V.Vernadsky Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Legitimacy Challenges of New Democracies (graduate) Political Science, V.Vernadsky Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Methodology of Political Science Research (post graduate) Political Science, V.Vernadsky Taurida National  University, Simferopol, Ukraine.

Selected Publications

Books

Post-Soviet Migration and Diasporas. From Global Perspectives to Everyday Practices. Editors: Nikolko, Milana, Carment, David (Eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Grytsay E., Nikolko M. Ukrainian National Identity: Reflection In The Mirror Of ‘The Other’// EHU-Press, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2009. 220 p. (In Russian).

Nikolko M. The Communication Nature of Legitimacy Processes, Dissertation Thesis (Social Philosophy and Philosophy of History, 09.00.03), 2004, 187 p. (In Russian).

Grytsay E., Nikolko M. Ukrainian National Identity: Reflection In The Mirror Of ‘The Other’// EHU-Press, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2009. 220 p. (In Russian).

Nikolko M. The Communication Nature of Legitimacy Processes, Dissertation Thesis (Social Philosophy and Philosophy of History, 09.00.03), 2004, 187 p. (In Russian).

Book Chapter:

Nikolko Milana 2016. Political narratives of victimization among Ukrainian Canadian Diaspora in Diaspora as Cultures of Cooperation: Global and Local Perspectives. Edited by Arianne Sayed and David Carment. Palgrave P.131-149.

Nikolko Milana. 2016.Phantom Pain Syndrome: The Ukrainian Nation One Year after the Annexation of Crimea. in Engaging Crimea and Beyond: Perspectives on Conflict, Cooperation and Civil Society Development.  Edited by David Carment and Milana Nikolko,43-46. Global Dialogues 11, Duisburg 2016. http://www.gcr21.org/publications/global-dialogues/

 Nikolko, Milana, Carment, David, Douhaibi, Dacia. Canadian foreign policy and Africa’s Diaspora: slippery slope or opportunity unrealized?// Canada-Africa Relations. Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Canada among nations 2013. CIGI, Carleton University, 2013. P. 61-79. (In English)

 Nikolko, Milana V. 2012.Using Discourse-Analysis for political texts interpretation // Political Science: Methods of Research. Publishing Center “Academia”. P. 78-88. (In Ukrainian)

Nikolko, Milana V., Zbrichkaya, Larissa, G. 2012.The Game Theory in Political Science researches // Political Science: Methods of Research. Publishing Center “Academia”. P. 235-243. (In Ukrainian)

Carment, David, Nikolko, Milana, Douhaibi, Dacia. Foreign Policy and Africa’s Diasporas: Slippery Slope or Opportunity Unrealized? Canada-African Relations. Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Canada Among Nations, 2013, p. 61-79.

Nikolko M. Simferopol – Place on the Map of Ukraine // Sociology of the City: Textbook. Donetsk: DonDU, 2010. – 415-424 p. (In Ukrainian)

 Total of 28 articles in scientific journals (in English, Ukrainian and Russian)

Articles:
More than 25 articles and scientific publication, most recent:

Nikolko M., Carment D. “Why the Crimean conflict is back in the spotlight.” OpenCanada. November 30, 2015: https://www.opencanada.org/features/why-crimean-conflict-back-spotlight/.

Nikolko M., Carment D. “As Ukraine ruptures, its president rolls the political dice.” The Globe and Mail, August 29, 2014 .

Nikolko, Milana, Carment, David, Douhaibi, Dacia. “Canadian foreign policy and Africa’s Diaspora: slippery slope or opportunity unrealized?” Canada-Africa Relations. Looking Back, Looking Ahead. Canada among nations 2013. CIGI, Carleton University, 2013. P. 61-79.

Lum, Brandon, Samy, Yiagadeesen, Nikolko, Milana, Carment, David. “Diasporas, Remittances and State Fragility: Assessing the Linkages.” Ethnopolitics, 2013, vol. 12 No. 2, pp. 201-219.

Nikolko, Milana V., Carment, David B. 2010. “Social Capital Development in Multiethnic Crimea: Global, Regional and Local Constraints and Opportunities.” Caucasian review of international affairs. Vol. 4 (4) –Autumn: pp.368-385. (In English)