Education

Ph.D. (2006) | School of Information Studies,  Syracuse University, USA
M.A. (1997) | Department of Languages, Literature, and Linguistics,Syracuse University, USA
B.A. (1993) | Department of Foreign Languages, Kharkiv National University, Ukraine | or Харківський національний університет імені В.Н. Каразіна (in Ukrainian)

Academic Honors

2014 | Nominated for the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching
2012 | Nominated for the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching
2012 | Fantastic FIMS Award in recognition of Hard Work & Dedication in the MLIS Program
2011 | Award for Excellence 2011 from the Literati Network – Highly Commended Paper Award Winner for the article entitled “Artificially intelligent conversational agents in Libraries” published
in Library Hi Tech Journal.
2011 | CAIS / ACSI 2011 Conference highest ranked extended abstract entitled “Innovation in Public and Academic North American Libraries: Examining White Literature and Website Applications” by editor’s direct invitation, the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Science (CJILS).
2006 | Citation of Merit Recipient, Association of Women in Science (AWIS) Educational Foundation, Washington DC, USA
2003 | NSF: The National Science Foundation Grant (No. 0309745), USA. Cultural “ambassador” from the NSF in the science and engineering research settings. The East Asia Summer Institute summer internship at the National Institute of Informatics (NII, 国立情報学研究所 Kokuritsu Jōhōgaku Kenkyūjo), JAPAN.
2001 – 2004 | Graduate Research Assistantship, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA
1995 – 1997 | Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Syracuse University, Syracuse, USA