Oksana Starshova, PhD

Oksana Starshova is an Associate Professor at English Philology Department of Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. She teaches courses in Contemporary Literatures in English, Communicative Strategies in English, Academic Writing for PhD students, American Literature. During her participation in the Junior Faculty Development Program in 1999-2000 she was affiliated with Fairfield University in Connecticut. She holds a PhD in American Literature from the Shevchenko Institute of Literature, the National Academy of Sciences since 2008.

Classes Taught

American Literature

Contemporary Literatures in English 

Communicative Strategies in English 

Academic Writing in English for PhD students

Teaching Interests

Teaching languages for the development of soft skills, collaborative teaching.

Project Related Publications

The Role of Water Space in the Exile Discourse (The Tempestby Shakespeare and Lost in the Funhouseby John Barth) (in Ukr.) Renaissance Studies.  Zaporizhzhia, 2017, # 27-28. – P. 76-83 

Research Interests

American literature, geocriticism, urban spaces and literature, migration literature.