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Victoria A. Malko, Dr. Phil. Habil


Victoria Malko contact

Founding Coordinator, Holodomor Studies Program

Office: Peters Business Building 409


Office Phone: 559-278-6506


Dr. Phil. Habil. Ukrainian Free University, Munich, Germany (History)
Ed.D. - University of California, Davis (Education)
M.A. - California State University, Fresno (History)
M.A. - California State University, Fresno (Linguistics)
B.A. - National Linguistic University, Kyiv, Ukraine (English)

Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Courses
Course Days/Times
HIST 11 - American History to 1877 TTH 3:30 - 4:45 pm

  • U.S. History
  • World History
  • Soviet and Post-Soviet History
  • Holodomor Genocide Studies


The Ukrainian Intelligentsia and Genocide: The Struggle for History, Language, and Culture in the 1920s and 1930s. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2021. 398 p.

Women and the Holodomor-Genocide: Victims, Survivors, Perpetrators, edited by Victoria A. Malko. Fresno, CA: The Press at California State University, 2019.

The Chechen Wars: Responses in Russia and the United States. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2015, 136 p. The monograph is based on the award-winning thesis.

Articles and Books Chapters

“Russian [Dis]information Warfare vis-à-vis the Holodomor–Genocide.” In Russian Active Measures: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, edited by Olga Bertelsen. Stuttgart and New York: ibidem Verlag and Columbia University Press, 2020.  

“Gender Aspects in the Holodomor Studies.” In Women and the Holodomor–Genocide: Victims, Survivors, Perpetrators, edited by Victoria A. Malko, 1–15. Fresno: The Press at California State University, 2019.

"Teachers' Existential Choice during the Holodomor in Soviet Ukraine" (passed peer review, under consideration for pubication by the Harvard Ukrainian Studies)

“Acculturation Strategies: Avenues for All?” Academic Exchange Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 4 (2008): 15-20. Special Section “Language, Education and Society.” Editor’s Choice.

“An Analysis of Causes of the Chechen Wars of the 1990s.” Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, vol. 10, no. 3 (2007): 101-131.

  • American History to 1877
  • American History from 1877
  • World History II

I am currently working on an article-length project about historical antecedents of the ongoing Russian genocide against the Ukrainian nation.