Oksana Klymovych serves as Associate Professor at the Law School of Kyiv Mohyla University, where she teaches European Human Rights Law, Law and Society, Issues of the EU Law, and Introduction to the legal system of the U.S. She is a visiting scholar at Emory Law School since August 2009. Ms. Klymovych received her Ph.D. degree in International Public Law from Kyiv National Shevchenko University (Ukraine) in 2010 and LLM from the University of Notre Dame (USA) in 2004.
Before coming to Emory, Ms. Klymovych worked as a lawyer and Program Manager for the U.S. Department of State in Ukraine on various projects focused on legal reform in Ukraine; was involved in the preparation of the DOS Reports on Human Rights and Trafficking, Strategy for the Criminal Justice Reform in Ukraine and Anti-corruption Legislation. During the service, she received a number of awards for excellence and professional achievements.
Ms. Klymovych has substantial knowledge of the government structures and democracy-related issues in the Eastern European countries. She worked at the Parliament, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Court of Ukraine, participated in numerous trainings and courses in Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and USA. Ms. Klymovych has published articles and presented papers on different aspects of Human Rights and Legal Reforms in Ukraine and other eastern European states.
DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
TIME: 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Associate Professor of Law
Kyiv Mohyla University
Visiting Scholar, Emory University
TOPIC: “Ukraine: Past, Present and Future”
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