Hanna Antonova



September 2003 - June 2005
National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv Ukraine (Political Science, MA expected in June 2005) Thesis on "The Role of State in Forming of Civil Society in the People's Republic of China in the Context of Transformation to Market Economy" (in process)

September 1999 - June 2003
National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine (BA in Political Science, Honors Diploma 2003, Thesis on "The Administrative Reform in the People's Republic of China in the Context of Transformation to Market Economy (1992-2003)")

September 2001 - May 2002
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT (Visiting International Student, Government Major)


Work Experience:

April 2001 - present
The School for Policy Analysis (SPA) at NaUKMA
Co-founder, Project Manager, Junior Analyst

January - May 2002
Office of Secretary of the State, CT, Elections Division

September 2001 - May 2002
Russian Department, Wesleyan University
Teacher Assistant Courses: Russian Culture, Russian After School, Second Year Russian

September 2001 - May 2002
Center for East Asian Studies of Wesleyan University
Program Assistant

March 2000 - June 2001
Job & Carrier Center of NaUKMA
Junior Assistant


Extracurricular Activities:

July - December 2004
Your Voice, Voter's Education Radio Program (ERA-FM, Ukraine) Analyst, Commentator

November 2003
Fractions in the Ukrainian Parliament, SPA Conference, Kiev, Ukraine Co-manager

March - May 2003
Leadership Class for Freedom Support Act Programs Alumni, Kiev, Ukraine Participant

February 2003
Opposition: Ukrainian and European Experience, SPA Seminar, Kiev, Ukraine Co-manager

January 2003
Combating Corruption, Panel Discussion, Kiev, Ukraine Participant Presentation on "The Problem of Corruption in the People's Republic of China"

December 2002
Ethics of Government Employees, ACTR/ACCELS Conference, Kiev, Ukraine SPA Representative

April 2002
Sustainable Growth, Harvard China Review Conference, Cambridge, MA Participant

September 2001
TV-Bridge on International Education, ACTR/ACCELS, Washington, DC Participant



Elections Campaign Finance at Elections Legislation: Ukrainian Practices, International Experience and Ways of Reforming, Yevhen Radchenko ed., Kiev: "Fact", 2003 (in Ukrainian)

Problems and Perspectives of Asian-Ukrainian Economic Cooperation at the School for Policy Analysis Informational Bulletin, November, 2002 (in Ukrainian)

The Problems of Modern Ukrainian Mass-Media at Informational Bulletin of School for Political Analysis, November, 2002 (in Ukrainian)

Publications in printed and electronic periodicals:

  • Ukrainske Slovo (The Ukrainian Word),
  • Hotline Information Agency (in Ukrainian),
  • (in English)



Russian, Ukrainian - native
English - fluent
Chinese - basic
French - basic


Areas of professional interest:

Political economy of developing countries, civil society reforms, administrative reforms in authoritarian and post-authoritarian