Dr. Viktoriya Melnykevych completed her MA in German at the University of Toronto and received her PhD at the University of Waterloo in 2012. She has taught language and translation courses at McMaster University and University of Toronto.
Dr. Melnykevych is interested in the relationship between literature, theatre, performance, and culture. In particular, she has focused on the theatrical productions of Goethe's Faust in Russia.
Dr. Melnykevych later coordinated the online German language courses for the department.