curriculum vitae (short)

Dr. Halyna Leontiy studied German linguistics, sociology and law in Chernivtsi (Ukraine) and Konstanz (Germany) and subsequently completed her doctorate in sociology on German-Ukrainian business communication at the University of Konstanz. She has been teaching and implementing research projects at various universities in Germany. On her research she focuses on micro-sociology, sociology of culture and intercultural communication, migration research (migration and family), gender, sexuality and diversity, and sociology of humor and satire in the context of migration. She uses qualitative, interpretative and reconstructive methods of empirical social research, in particular ethnography of communication, hermeneutics of the sociology of knowledge, discourse analysis. Since October 2021 she is standing in for the Chair of “Foundations of Social Sciences” at the University of Goettingen. For the past year, she has been conducting research seminars together with her students on the discourses about Ukraine in Germany.

Dr. Halyna Leontiy
Substitution of the Professorship Foundations of Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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