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Danylo Leshchyshyn

MA, History, University of Toronto, 2023; BA, History and Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2022; Certificate, Security Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2022


Danylo Leshchyshyn specializes in the history of Ukraine and Eastern Europe, with a particular focus on interethnic and interfaith relations in the region in the early 20th century. He has a BA in History and Political Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), where his Honors Thesis investigated the ways in which conceptions of nationality influenced politics in the Ukrainian People’s Republic of 1917-1921. Danylo also completed an MA in History at the University of Toronto, and wrote his Major Research Paper on the ways in which Galician Jews experienced the statebuilding process of the short-lived West Ukrainian state (1918-1919). Danylo has also published an article on religious history in Ukraine, titled “Legacies of the First-Called: Saint Andrew and Claims to Apostolic Succession in the Rus`-Byzantine World,” in the Macksey Journal.