Oleg B. (Borysovich) Tarnopol’s’kyy (Tarnopolsky) Personal Data Current Position: Full Professor, Doctor of Pedagogy, PhD, Head of the Department of Applied Linguistics and Methods of Foreign Language Teaching at Alfred Nobel University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. EDUCATION: 2005 Certificate of completing the Fulbright program Foreign Language Teaching Portland State University, Portland, USA 1999 Certificate of completing the Regional Scholar Exchange Program Foreign Language Teaching The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA 1995 Certificate of completing the Fulbright program Foreign Language Teaching The State University of New York, Buffalo, USA 1992 Doktor Nauk (Doctor of Pedagogy) Foreign Language Teaching Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia 1979 Kandydat Nauk (Candidate of Pedagogy) Foreign Language Teaching Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow, Russia 1972 Diploma of Higher Education with Highest Honors English and Teaching English Dnipropetrovsk State University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS: September 2008 – September 2010 Vice-Rector on Scientific-Pedagogical Work, Innovative Methods of Teaching, International Cooperation and Eurointegration at Alfred Nobel University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine November 2005 – August 2008 Vice-Rector (Tuition), Alfred Nobel Dnipropetrovsk University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine January 2001 – present Head of the Department of Applied Linguistics and Methods of Foreign Language Teaching, Full Professor, Alfred Nobel University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine September 1993 – present Organizer, author, and teacher of the School of Foreign Languages of Professor O.B. Tarnopolsky, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine January 1980 – December 2000 Head of the Foreign Language Department (Associate Professor in 1980-1992, Full Professor – since 1992), Dnipropetrovsk National Technical University of Railway Transport, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine December 1975 – January 1980 Instructor of English, the Foreign Language Department of Dnipropetrovsk National Technical University of Railway Transport, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine October 1973 – December 1975 Instructor of English, the Foreign Language Department of Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine September 1972 –October 1973 Senior librarian (translator from English), the Medical Information Sector of Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Publications 363 publications on research results: 40 books (twenty of them coursebooks and textbooks, four chapters in four books by a group of authors, one encyclopedia chapter), 80 abstracts of papers read at conferences, 243 articles in professional journals, books, and collections – with twenty six articles, one book, two chapters in two books by a group of authors, and one encyclopedia chapter published in the USA, one book, one chapter in a book by a group of authors, and twenty one articles in the UK, one in France, two in Spain, two in Canada, two in China, one in Poland, one in the Czech Republic, two books and one article in Germany, four articles in Serbia, one in Bulgaria, one in Israel, one in Japan, two in Switzerland, one in Thailand, one in UAE, and one in Austria. One abstract of a paper published in Denmark, one in Greece, one in Thailand, and one in Singapore. One hundred and twelve publications are in English, one in French, all the others in Russian and Ukrainian, the works in those languages published in Ukraine, Russia, Uzbekistan, Georgia, and the Republic of Belarus. 196 presentations made at 191 professional conferences, seminars, and symposia (where I participated as a speaker) held in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, the USA, Great Britain, France, Spain, Poland, Finland, Switzerland, Greece, the Netherlands, Austria, Monaco, the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Serbia, Canada, Japan, Thailand, Singapore and China. Fifty presentations were made in English, one in French, all the others in Russian and Ukrainian. One patent for invention.