Oleksandr Tkachenko will join the OILS Program as an Assistant Professor starting August 14, 2017.
Tkachenko is a PhD Candidate in Human Resource Development (HRD) in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, University of Minnesota. Tkachenko is also pursuing a PhD minor in Business Administration at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is a recipient of the Edmund S. Muskie graduate Fellowship (U.S. Department of State, 2004-2006). Prior to joining the PhD program in HRD, Tkachenko worked as a trainer, program manager, and consultant in Ukraine and in the Netherlands. His research interests include workplace learning, organization development, leadership development, and collaboration and teamwork in science teams. He has published articles in such journals as Human Resource Development Review, The Journal of Workplace Learning, Human Resource Development International, and Zarządzanie Zasobami Ludzkimi (HRM/ZZL).