Tetyana Kovtun

 

       2005 2006 International Policy Fellow

 

 

Professional Qualifications

Graduate training in policy analysis and political science;
Drafting policy papers and organization of policy campaigns;
6-year experience with project management;
Data collection and analysis skills (SPSS, SAS);

Geographic Information Science (ArcView);

Strong computer skills: MS Office, ArcVIEW, SAS, SPSS, ProCite, Internet research;

Languages: fluent English, Ukrainian, Russian.

Education

2004      Master of Public Policy, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota (Concentration: advanced policy analysis methods); Muskie Fellow (Professional Paper: Consequences of Emigration for Labor Markets in Ukraine)

2001      MA in Political Science, Honors Diploma, Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Masters Thesis Introducing Policy Analysis Methods in the Government of Ukraine)

1999      BA in Political Science (Minor: Sociology), Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Bachelor Thesis Prospects for Administrative Reform in Ukraine)

Professional Experience

Center for Civil Service Institutional Development, Main Civil Service Department of Ukraine (July 2004 to present)

Deputy Director

Minnesota Population Center (July 2003 to June 2004)

Research Assistant

Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs (September 2003 to present)

Teaching Assistant

RAND Corporation (May 2003 to July 2003)

Intern

Canadian Ukrainian Immigrant Aid Society, Kyiv (October 2001 to June 2002)

Regional Representative

International Centre for Policy Studies, Kyiv (October 1998 to Sept 2001)

Project Coordinator

Translator/interpreter (Ukrainian/Russian English)

Ukrainian Investment Newspaper, Kyiv (Sept 1997 to October 1998)

Ukrainian Institute for Social Studies/Social Monitoring Center, Kyiv (December 1995 to Sept 1997)

Research assistant

Professional courses

2001      The Use of Social Science Tools for Policy Analysis: Six-week training for Ukrainian social scientists and public officials (RAND-Europe)Introduction to Financial Audit and Performance Audit in the National Governments (Supreme Audit Institutions, National Parliaments of EU, RAND-Europe)

1999      Introduction to Financial Audit and Performance Audit in the National Governments (Supreme Audit Institutions, National Parliaments of EU, RAND-Europe)

Awards and Presentations

Extracurricular activities

Coordination of international fellows' activities at the Humphrey Institute
Member of the Student Council at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
Swimming
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