Andriy Danylenko

Andriy Danylenko

Dyson Liaison for International Travel & Studies
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Modern Languages/Cultures NY

Andriy Danylenko



Faculty Bio

I am a native of Ukraine. Since I started working at Pace in 2002, I have been coordinating the Russian and Slavic Studies Program in the Department of Modern Language and Cultures. A member of numerous professional organizations, I am interested in Slavic linguistics, Ukrainian, Indo-European studies, linguistic typology, socio-linguistics, medieval and early Modern Muslim-Slavic relationships.

Awards and Honors

  • American Association for Ukrainian Studies, American Association for Ukrainian Studies (USA) Publication Prize for the Best Article
  • American Association in Belarusian Studies, The 2007 Zora Kipel Prize for the Best Article in Belarusian Studies
  • Grand-Prix, “The Best Book in Ukraine of the Year 2003” (Book Fair, L’viv, Ukraine)
  • Fulbright, 2016, Fulbright Research Grant
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2013, Invitation Fellowship
  • Dyson College, 2013, Dyson Faculty Excellence in Scholarship Award in the area of Humanities and the Arts
  • 2013, The Provost Grant for the Thinkfinity Initiative for Innovative Teaching, Technology and Research
  • Scholarly Award of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America, Inc., 2004, Best Scholarly Publication in Ukrainian Studies


BS, Kharkiv University, Ukraine
Russian Language and Literature

MA, Kharkiv University, Ukraine
Russian Language and Literature

PhD, Moscow People's Friendship University, Russia
General Linguistics

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Slavic linguistics Indo-European studies linguistic typology socio-linguistics medieval and Early Modern Muslim-Slavic relationships

Courses Taught

Past Courses

CSD 223: Psycholinguistics
CSD 380: Seminar in Speech Pathology
FRE 101: Elementary College French I
FRE 102: Elementary College French II
INT 297: Slavic Civilizations
RUS 101: Elementary Russian I
RUS 102: Elementary Russian II
RUS 154: "The Russian Soul" through Flm
RUS 154: Con Artists in Russian Lit
RUS 154: Saints & Fools in Russian Lit
RUS 154: Topic: Slavic Cultures
RUS 154: Tsar, Cossacks, & Svejk
RUS 160: The Russian Soul through Film
RUS 196: Slavs:Austrian-Hungarian Empre
RUS 196: St. Peter:Tre Imperial Russia
RUS 263: Russian for Heritage Speakers
RUS 281: Intermediate Russian I
RUS 282: Intermediate Russian II
RUS 301: Russian Compstn & Converstn
RUS 304: Russian Trnsltn and Intrprtn
RUS 305: Russian for Profsnl Comm.
RUS 309: Russian Translation II
RUS 316: Mstrpces of Rus Lit I
RUS 317: Mstrpces of Rus Lit II
RUS 318: Literatures in Eastern Europe
RUS 320: Comprtv Sdy of Rus & Slav Lang
RUS 324: Cltre: Ltry Rdgs in Rus & Slav
RUS 380: Seminar: Mixail Bulgakov
RUS 395: Independent Study in Russian
TRS 200: Intro to Translation Studies

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Belarusian Studies
  • American Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies
  • American Association for Ukrainian Studies
  • American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages
  • Kharkiv Historical and Philological Society
  • Ukrainian Free Academy of Arts and Sciences, Inc [Full Member]

Department Service

  • Modern Languages and Cultures ePortfolio [Co-creator]
  • Translation Studies Minor

College Service

  • Modern Languages and Cultures ePortfolio [Other]
  • Dyson Humanities and Social Sciences Seminar [Other]

University Service

  • NYFC Faculty Affairs Committee [Committee Member]
  • NYFC Committee of the Student Affairs [Committee Member]
  • NYFC Committees of Admissions and Retention [Committee Member]

Professional Service

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Publications [Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer]
The National Council for Science of the Republic of Croatia [Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer]