Roman Vysochanskyy is a scholar with extensive experience in the fields of philosophy and humanities. His areas of specialization span Introduction to Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Phenomenology, and Postcolonial Studies. Roman has proven competence in Orientalism and Postcolonial Studies, and International Public Policy within the Context of Security and Governance.
From 2016 to 2022, Roman functioned as an independent scholar and tutor after holding a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Ukraine, from 2008-2016. Roman’s vast academic journey includes prestigious awards such as the Fulbright Scholar Program at Columbia University and a grant from the Polish National Commission for UNESCO.
In 2022, Roman joined the interdisciplinary environment of the International Public Policy Program at Wilfrid Laurier University, BSIA, Waterloo, CA, having received his Ph.D. in Social Philosophy and Philosophy of History from Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Ukraine in 2011. He also holds an Hon. MA and BA in Middle Eastern Studies from the same institution.
Roman has several publications in Ukrainian in the realm of philosophy and postcolonial studies. These include works highlighting his thesis “Orientalism as a discursive practice: sociocultural representations of the Other”.