Serhii Plokhii joins the KSE International Academic Board

15 March 2024

We are pleased to announce that Serhii Plokhii, one of the world’s most renowned experts on the history of Ukraine and Eastern Europe, has joined the KSE International Academic Board.

Serhii Plokhii is the Director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, a laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine (2018), and a member of PEN Ukraine. He is the author of the bestselling books The Gates of Europe, The Last Empire, The Cossack Myth, Yalta: The Price of Peace, and The Russo-Ukrainian War, which was included in The Telegraph’s list of the 50 Best Books of 2023.

“I am both pleased and honored to join the International Academic Board of the Kyiv School of Economics and look forward to working together with some of the leading figures in business and academia to raise the new generation of Ukrainian leaders, the generation that will rebuild and strengthen Ukraine and will make us all proud of the work we are doing now,” said Serhii Plokhii.

KSE is a global university that has been developing educational programs and research in public history and memory studies since 2022. We are confident that cooperation with Dr. Serhii Plokhii will strengthen our university.

The Kyiv School of Economics has an International Academic Board headed by Roger Myerson, a Nobel Laureate in Economics in 2007 and a professor at the University of Chicago. The Board’s goal is to provide expert support for KSE to ensure high-quality standards of teaching and research.

Other members of the KSE International Academic Board:

• Dmytro Holod, Associate Dean at the College of Business at the State University of New York Stony Brook, KSE’2000;

• Charles Becker, Professor of Economics at Duke University;

• Michael Burda, Professor at the School of Business and Economics at the Humboldt University of Berlin;

• Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, KSE’2001;

• Paul Gregory, Professor of Economics at the University of Houston;

• Victoria Hnatkovska, Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, KSE’2000;

• Tymofiy Mylovanov, President of KSE and Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, former Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, KSE’1999;

• Anna Nagurney, Eugene Eisenberg Chair in Integrative Studies at the Eisenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA);

• Konstantin Sonin, Professor at the University of Chicago.