Olga Plakhotnik

Olga Plakhotnik (she/ they) holds a Candidate of Sciences degree in philosophy from the National Aerospace University in Kharkiv (Ukraine) and a Ph.D. in sociology from the Open University (UK). She taught and conducted research projects in the area of feminist epistemologies and methodologies, feminist and queer pedagogies, contemporary feminist, LGBT+ and queer activisms in Ukraine. Currently, Olga is joint editor-in-chief of the refereed journal Feminist Critique: East European Journal of Feminist and Queer Studies. Her current research project examines imaginaries of sexual citizenship on the Ukrainian-Russian borderland: how identities and belongings are negotiated in LGBT+ communities in wartime.