Ph.D. in History (doctor nauk), Professor


Ph. D. dissertation (kandydat nauk) “The U.S. Mediterranean Policy (1868-1973)” (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 1974)
Ph.D. dissertation (doctor nauk) “The Factor of Regional Conflicts in the U.S. Policy Shaping and Implementation” (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 1994)
Professor Degree in 1995

B.Gonchar has been teaching for History Department since 1974 (Assistant Professor, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, and Professor)
History Department deputy dean in 1976-1983
The Head of the Department of Foreign Nations’ Modern and Contemporary History since 1991

Courses currently taught

- Modern History of Western Europe and North America (1870-1918) – core course
- Memoirs as a Research Source of the World War I Diplomatic History – major specific course
- American-Russian Relations in the 17th – early 20th Centuries – major specific course


above 70 research papers and textbooks, and above 150 encyclopaedia articles (since 1991)
1. International Relations and Foreign Policy in 1900-2000. – Kyiv, 2001 (in co-authorship) (in Ukrainian).
2. Modern History of European Nations and the U.S. 1870-1918: Text-book for History Department students / B.Gonchar, N.Gorodnia. – Kyiv University publishers, 2008. – 413 pages. (in Ukrainian).
3. World History. – Kyiv, 1999, 2002, 2007 (in co-authorship) (in Ukrainian).
4. Modern History. Part 2. Late 18th – early 20th century: Text-book for the 9th class students (in co-authorship) (in Ukrainian).

Professor Gonchar consulted two Ph.D. dissertations (doctor nauk) (N.L.Yakovenko and O.P.Mashevskyi) and above 20 Ph.D. dissertations (kandydat nauk). He is a member of several scientific journals editorial boards.
In 1998-2001 he was a member of VAK (Supreme Certification Commission of Ukraine) council of experts. In 1999 and 2004 he was honored by government rewards for his personal contribution to Ukrainian university education.