, is Associate Professor at the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Sociology Dep’t and Business School). His courses reflect a keen research interest in economic and political sociology, as they pertain to Ukraine's macro-social and organizational development (entrepreneurship, elites, heterarchic structures, agency).
Mychailo served as Head of the Secretariat of Ukraine’s National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (2019-2022), and prior to that as Advisor to three of Ukraine’s Ministers of Education (2015-2019). His leadership positions at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy have included founding Director the Doctoral School (2008-2014), founding chair of the President’s MBA program (2006-2009), Academic Development Officer (2022). He presently heads the university’s Center for Quality Assurance.
Originally from Canada, Mychailo has lived permanently in Kyiv for almost two decades. He was awarded a PhD in 2004 from the University of Cambridge (U.K.), and gained Ukrainian citizenship in 2019.
Mychailo is a regular commentator for English-language media outlets (CNN, FoxNews, AlJazeera, BBC, CBC, CTV, KyivPost, and others), and provides analysis on current events in his "Thoughts from Kyiv" blog. His book “Ukraine’s Maidan, Russia’s War: A Chronicle and Analysis of the Revolution of Dignity” was published in English in 2019, and in Ukrainian translation in 2021.