Olga Klymenko has a university degree in language teaching and a doctoral degree in comparative linguistics. Over 20-year-experience of teaching at University level, starting as a senior lecturer at the Department of English Philology at Donetsk National University, Ukraine in 1995, and progressing to an Associate Professor in 2003. Has been working at the University of Seychelles since October 2014, since 2015 as an Associate Professor at the Department of Languages and Media. Since 2016 has been the Department Deputy Head, responsible for Media and Communication development.
Dr. Klymenko has been lecturing on a wide range of modules for BA English (Introduction to English Language, Varieties of English, Language and Gender, Language and Media, Approaches to Text among others), and has developed and facilitated a number of short courses for UniSey students, staff and external public. Is engaged in course development (Diploma in Journalism, BEd English) and institutional governance (member of the faculty Board and Management team, member of UniSey Research, Academic and Human Resource Development Committees). Carries out research in comparative semantics (English, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, Creole). Scientific interests are in the sphere of verb meaning and argument structure, language typology, text interpretation, communication theory. Married, two children.
Mrs Annie Laurette
Head of Department
Languages and Media
P.O. Box 1348