Author: Mychailo Wynnyckyj
Mychailo Wynnyckyj was appointed Deputy Minister of Education and Science, responsible for higher education in May 2023. Until early 2022 he served as Head of the Secretariat of Ukraine’s National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (2019-2022). Originally from Kitchener Ontario, Mychailo has lived permanently in Kyiv for over two decades. He was awarded a PhD in 2004 from the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and since then has been affiliated with the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” where he teaches in the Sociology Dep’t and the Business School, and where he has served as Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and Director of the Doctoral School. Mychailo is a regular commentator for English-language media outlets (CNN, FoxNews, AlJazeera, BBC, CBC, CTV, KyivPost, and others), and provides analysis on current events in his "Thoughts from Kyiv" blog. His book “Ukraine’s Maidan, Russia’s War: A Chronicle and Analysis of the Revolution of Dignity” was published in English in 2019, and in Ukrainian translation in 2021.