International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building
Assistant Professor & Assistant Director
Specialist Diploma (National Pedagogical Dragomanov University);
Ph.D. ( KROK University, Ukraine)
Prof. (Dr.) Iryna Soroka from Kyiv, Ukraine has been interested in psychology since student years, despite the fact that her first education was in the field of linguistics (she majored in the English language and literature). She got engaged into studying psychology seriously in 2011, when she became a PhD student and started doing her research in Organizational psychology (theme: “Psychological prevention of conflicts in higher educational institutions”). In 2012 she won an Erasmus Mundus grant and continued her research in one of the oldest European universities: Pécs University, Hungary.
She has participated and presented research papers at various scientific conferences in Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, Hungary, Serbia. She took part in exchange programmes and internship in Munich (Germany) and Warsaw (Poland).
From 2014 to 2017 she took part in projects by British Council “English for civil servants” (taught at Ministry of Justice and Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine).
She has trained and given workshops for wide range of audience aged 14-55 and on different topics: “Problems of bulling at schools”, “Leadership”, “Time management”, “Conflict management” etc.
She is the co-author of 2 manuals for universities: “Management English” and “Business aspects” and the author of “English for psychology students”. She has published more than 20 scientific articles. The areas of her research interest are: art therapy, psycho-linguistics, positive psychology and psychobiorgaphy.