Valentyna Bohatyrets is researcher and lecturer, Deputy Head of Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Translation Studies at the Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.
Her specialization lies in political and translation studies, including policy of multiculturalism, ethnic and political management, digital and cultural diplomacy. Additionally, she works as an Associate Professor at Regional Centre for Re-training of Employees of Public Authorities, Officials of Civil Service and Local Government.
Currently her research and writing are devoted to EU integration, branding and cultural diplomacy, and cross-border cooperation. She is an author to a number of peer-reviewed articles dedicated to the issues of cultural and digital diplomacy, national branding and security: Ukrainian Institute as a strategic narrative of Ukraine’s positive image making (2018), Cultural Diplomacy as a vital tool of building international bridges and interactions (2017), Tolerance as the core-concept of the national reconciliation (2017).
Currently she is the member of the editorial board of the Journal of Historical and Political Issues of Contemporary World, Ukraine-Romania-Moldova: Historical, Political, and Cultural Relations in the Context of Modern European Processes, Modern Historical and Political Issues.
She obtained her MA degree in English Studies with distinction and her PhD in Political Science from Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University.