In April 2012, Department of the History, Theory and Methodology of Sociology was reorganized and divided into two separate departments. The Department of the Methodology and Methods of Sociology is headed by Yevhen Golovakha, Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy.
The Department ’ s research interests are focused on the following aspects:
study of the methodological bases for monitoring surveys at the regional, national and international levels;
development of the theoretical and methodological principles for research of the present-day social phenomena;
study of the methodological principles for realization of comparative studies;
validation of measurement scales used in sociological studies;
adaptation of existing measuring instruments and development of the new ones for public opinion surveys in a transforming society.
The Department's members are continuing to develop the system of statistical indicators (indices) for the large-scale monitoring surveys. This work was started by an outstanding Ukrainian sociologist and methodologist Nataliia Panina.
Head of Department: Yevhen Golovakha – Professor, Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy.
Research Fellows :
Oleksandr Stehnii – Leading Research Fellow, Doctor of Sciences in Sociology
Andrii Horbachyk – Senior Research Fellow, Candidate of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics
Kateryna Ivashchenko – Research Fellow, Candidate of Sciences in History
Alla Mukhaieva – Junior Research Fellow
Svitlana Ivashchenko– Junior Research Fellow
Tetiana Liubyva – Junior Research Fellow
Serhii Dembyts’kyi – Research Fellow
Technical Stuff :
Olena Parakhons’ka – Sociologist
Oksana Zhuleneva – Leading Sociologist
Olga Maksimenko – Sociologist
Postgraduate students :
Current Research Topic :
“Development and adaptation of the measuring instruments for public opinion surveys under conditions of transforming society” (3rd quarter 2014 – 2nd quarter 2017, supervisor – Yevhen Golovakha)
International Project Partnership
Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Representative Office of the World Bank in Ukraine
The College for Advanced Studies in Social Theory, Corvinus University of Budapest