Ph.D. in Philology, Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Philology of SumDU, Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications of SumDU.

Position: Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Philology and Social Communications.

Academic title: (In 2006, speciality 10.01.08 - Journalism) (Abstract), Associate professor (In 2011, The Department of Journalism and Philology).

Teaching: Challenges of the mass media; Scientific bibliography: practicum; Theory and methodology of social communications;

Research interests: History, theory, methodology, organization, development of applied communication technologies in the system of social activity; Structures and forms of social and communication relations; Problematic and thematic issues; Gender issues in mass media; Structural and functional transformations of publishing in the electronic environment, etc.

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Born on April 1, 1979 in Sumy. In 2001 graduated with honors from the Faculty of Philology of Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko. Since then, has been working at the Department of Journalism and Philology of Sumy State University. From 2002 to 2005 – was a postgraduate student of the Department of Journalism at Oles Honchar Dnipro National University. In 2005, defended PhD thesis: "Periodical publications for women in Ukraine: dynamics of development and conceptual peculiarities". Since November 2018, she has held the position of Dean of the Faculty FPSC of SumDU.

Education: 2001 – graduation from the Faculty of Philology (Ukrainian language and literature) of Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko. 

Diploma of Candidate of Sciences (PhD) ДК No. 035063 dated 08.06.2006.

Certificate of Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Philology dated July 1, 2011, 12ДЦ No. 025863.

Diploma of graduation from Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A.S. Makarenko majoring in "Ukrainian language and literature" dated 06.30.2001.СМ No. 16786505.

Scientific and research work: 

"Conducting bibliographic research "Boromlia: pages of history" with the preparation of the obtained materials for publication." The Contracting authority is the Boromlianska United Territorial Community, 2019–2020 (Government contractual scientific research work: No. 54.16-2019.СП/03). The executor. 

"Development of a roadmap for the prevention of oncological diseases in Sumy region".

Project of the International Renaissance Foundation, 2021 (registration number SG54179). The executor.

"Nominative and identifying functions of the state language as a mechanism for the development of a person and a nation in the aspect of counteracting manipulative influences" (basic science funding, 2021, agreement No. БФ 23-2021). The executor.

The executor of research works in the second half of the day: "Socio-linguistic conceptuality of the Ukrainian national idea in modern mass media", 2004–2009 (state registration number 0107U001609); "Representation of regional mass communication: historical-theoretical, thematic-typological, genre and philological aspects" 2010–2014 (state registration number 0110U004016); "Peculiarities of the formation of the national information space of Ukraine: from the Soviet mass media system to the democratic model", 2015–2021 (state registration number 0115U001713); "Modern mass communication space: history, realities, prospects", 2021-2025 (state registration number 0121U111164).

Scientific guidance of prize-winning students of All-Ukrainian contests of scientific works and Olympiads: 

  1. Diedova, D. Zubar – The Diploma of II degree (2020–2021) of the II stage of the All-Ukrainian competition of student scientific papers in the field of journalism.

Yuliia Obelchak – The Diploma of II degree (2014–2015) of the 2nd round of the All-Ukrainian competition for student scientific papers in the field of "Gender Studies".

Work with postgraduate students and applicants:

Supervision of postgraduate students: Liliia Diahovchenko, Yuliia Opanasenko.

Main scientific works:



Educational and methodical works:

  • Sushkova, O., Sadivnychyi, V., Kendlbakher, R., Shevchenko, V. Printed media. Crossmedia. Schiller Publishing Youse: Bonn / Germany – Sibiu / Romania. 39–44, 2015.
  • Sushkova, O., Sadivnychyi, V., Kendlbakher, R., Shevchenko, V. Printed media. Crossmedia. Un Ghid Pentru Studentii Specializarilor De Jurnalism Schiller Publishing Youse : Bonn / Germany – Sibіu/ Romania. Sibіu, Strada Mitropoliei 30, 2015.

International activity:

«Crossmedia und Qualitats journalismus» – the project of the European Union Tempus IV, No. 530599-TEMPUS, 2012–2015.

«Journalism Education for Democracy in Ukraine: Developing Standards, Integrity and Professionalism» – EU ERASMUS+ project, No. 598964-EPP-1-2018-1-UK-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, 2018–2022 The coordinator of the program is the Bath Spa University (Great Britain).

Advanced training (last 5 years):

National Academy of Government Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts, certificate 12СС No. 02214142/071670-18, topic - "Introduction of information technologies into the educational process of higher education institutions", issued on November 30, 2018.

Sumy State University, certificate СП No. 05408289/1381-21, topic - "Educational Institution Management: Top 5 Principles of Success", issued on April 21, 2021.

International Historical Biographical Institute, international certificate No. 5685 / January 20, 2022, participation in the 3rd International Program for Advanced Training of Heads of Educational and Scientific Institutions, as well as Pedagogical and Scientific Pedagogical Workers "Nobel Course: New Knowledge, Ideas, Experience, Values, Competences ".


Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages, English (Level B2 No. 000551895, 29.09.2020). "School of bloggers and citizen journalists" (Interlink Academy International Dialog and Journalism – Germany, NGO "Regional Press Development Institute", certificate dated 11.08.2017).

"The VIII Gender Media School" (The Volyn Press Club with the support of the “Media Program”in Ukraine (Internews), certificate, September 2021).

Other activities:

The official opponent of candidates for the PhD in Social Communications.
Member of the Association of Ukrainian High School Germanists.

Head of the Coordination Council for the Development of the Scientific Direction "Humanities and Arts" of Sumy State University.

Expert of the National Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education, specialty 061 Journalism.

Member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU)

Awards: Certificate from Sumy Mayor (2018).

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