- Research topic:
- Documenting Experiences of War
- May – September 2022
Graduated from the Faculty of History at Zaporizhzhya State University. He defended his Ph.D. thesis on the military history of Southern Ukraine in the last quarter of the 18th century. He taught at the Department of Source Studies, Historiography and Special Historical Disciplines of the Zaporizhzhya National University. For the last two years, he worked at the National Museum of the Genocide Holodomor.
Since 2001, he has been taking an active part in ethnographic and archaeographic expeditions of the Zaporizhzhya Novytsky Scientific Society. For 15 years, he was the head of ethnographic expeditions of students of the historical faculty of ZNU. He participated in the projects – "Oral History of Steppe Ukraine", "Forgotten Diary", "Oral History of the Russian-Ukrainian War of 2014 – 2015". He is the editor of this series of publications.
In recent years, he has been engaged in studying the history of childhood through the prism of the Genocide Holodomor. In 2019, a monograph "Institutional Care for Children on the eve and in the years of the Holodomor 1932 – 1933" was co-authored with I.M. Shuhalyova.
Roman received a fellowship at the Center for Urban History in cooperation with Lund University. He participates in projects to document the experience of the war, and he will also be involved in educational initiatives.