Learn More About Dr. Roman Petryshyn: A short bibliography


Petryshyn, Roman. “Roman Petryshyn oral history interview.” By Valla McLean. Digital Exhibits: Grant MacEwan Community College Oral History. February 15, 2019. View Here. 

Petryshyn, Roman. “Interview with Roman Petryshyn: Supporting Reforms of Ukrainian Universities and Society”. By Ivan Kozachenko. Forum for Ukrainian Studies. March 8, 2016: View Here.

Petryshyn, Roman. “Interview with Roman Petryshyn”. Contemporary Ukraine Research Forum. February 10, 2014. View Here.


“Canadian Ethnocultural Communities Respond to Indigenous Governments and Nations through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.” Reconciling Multiculturalism in Todays Canada: An International Symposium. University of Alberta. November 26, 2021. View Here.

Round table with Dr. Roman Petryshyn, Marusia Kucharyshyn, Dr. Bohdan Krawchenko, and Andriy Semotiuk. “Multiculturalism Then & Now: Thoughts from the Perspective of Fifty Years.” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2021. The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. May 28, 2021.

“Cultivating our Legacy: Both a “Consortium of Directors of Ukrainian Studies” and a “Network of Fundraising Organizations Promoting Ukrainian Endowments” are Needed Now to Help Protect and Expand Institutions Endowments for Ukrainian Studies at Canadian Universities”. CIUS Fortieth Anniversary Conference. Ukrainian Studies in Canada: Texts and Contexts. University of Alberta. October 14-15, 2016. View Here.


Tim Loreman, Donna McGhie-Richmond, Alla Kolupayeva, Oksana Taranchenko, Dmytro Mazin, Cheryl Crocker, and Roman Petryshyn. “A Canada Ukraine Collaborative initiative for introducing inclusive education for children with disabilities in Ukraine: participant perspectives”. In School Effectiveness and School Improvement: An International Journal of Research, Policy, and Practise, 27, no. 1 (2016): 24-44.

Petryshyn, W. Roman and Natalia Chomiak. Political Writings of post-World War Two Ukrainian Emigres: Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Research. Edmonton: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1984. View Here.

Petryshyn, W. Roman, eds. Changing Realities: Social Trends Among Ukrainian Canadians. Edmonton: The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 1980. 

Petryshyn, W. Roman. Britain’s Ukrainian Community: A Study of the Political Dimension in Ethnic Community Development. Dissertation, Ph.D in Sociology. University of Bristol. 1980

Additional Resources:

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union Студент/Student Archive. Browse articles authored by Roman Petryshyn in issues published in the 1960s-80s.

Kostash, Myrna. “TO KEEP QUEBEC IN CANADA: HOW FAR ARE CANADIANS PREPARED TO GO?”. Chatelaine, Toronto, Vol 50, Iss 10 (Oct 1977): 39-41, 125-128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138. Available through MacEwan Library Databases.

The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre Newsletter Archive. View Here.

Kane Mullen et al.  History of the Ukrainian Foundation for College Education (UFCE) 1993 to 2018. May, 2019. View Here.

“Longtime MacEwan educator and Ukrainian Canadian community leader receives national honor”. Campus Life-MacEwan University. December 29, 2021. View Here.

MacEwan University. “Community Builders”. See Dr. Roman Petryshyn. An interactive map that allows users to explore how the MacEwan community has contributed to the City of Edmonton. Explore Here

List of Awards:

2021 - Canada Medal -Member of the Order of Canada 

2016 - Ukrainian Canadian Congress (National) - Leadership Award

2015- MacEwan Medallion

2008 - International member, National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine

2005 - Alberta Centennial Medal

2005 - Hetman Award of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress-Alberta Provincial Congress

2002  - Queen's Jubilee Medal 

2002 - MacEwan Leadership Award

Dr. Roman Petryshyn contributed to the following organizations:

Provincial councils of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in Alberta and Ontario

Alberta Ukrainian Dance Association

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts

Ukrainian Community Development Committee

Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre (URDC) at MacEwan University

Ukrainian Foundation for College Education (UFCE)

UFCE Trust

Canada Ukraine Foundation

Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce

Canada Ukraine Alliance for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Ukrainian Canadian Social Services

Alberta Local and International Education Association

Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko