Oksana ChabanyukIntermittent Lecturer
Dr. Oksana Chabanyuk is an Associate Professor of Architecture and Head of the MA in Architecture and Urban Planning Program at Kharkiv National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine. She received a WCEE Visiting Scholar Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year at the University of Michigan. Her research was supported by the Fulbright Program, when she became a Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2019-20 at the University of Michigan, CREES and the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, where her research focused on the contribution of American specialists to the development of industry and cities in 1920-30s Eastern Ukraine. Dr. Chabanyuk’s academic interests include: standardization and early industrialization in the USSR, the related influence of foreign specialists, prefabrication in industrial construction and housing, post-socialist housing, social housing, and regeneration of residential areas. She is an architect and received her BA in Architecture (1998), MA in Urban Planning (2000), and PhD (2004) at the National University Lviv Polytechnic, Ukraine. Her PhD thesis deals with the »Living environment regeneration of high-storied residential areas of the 1970-1980s« (with Lviv as example). She has participated in international competitions, programs, and workshops including: exchange study at Coventry University, UK (1996); Visiting Teachers Program at the AA School of Architecture, London (2010); visiting researcher at the University of Lisbon, Portugal (2014- 2015); visiting staff at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland (2015) and Lublin University of Technology, Poland (2016-2018). Oksana Chabanyuk has also presented and discussed her research at international conferences, roundtables, visiting lectures and seminars in Germany, Portugal, Austria, Poland, UK, USA, and Ukraine.