Roman Kobylnyk is a specialist of the first category of the Educational and Scientific Institute of History, Ethnology and Archeology of the Carpathians, a specialist in the history of the Second Polish Republic, the history of Polish political parties in the interwar period.
He was born on November 23, 1976 in the village of Cherche, Rohatyn district, Ivano-Frankivsk region. From 1994 to 1999, he studied at the Faculty of History of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian University, which he graduated with honors. From 1999 to 2002, he was a graduate student at the Department of World History of the Carpathian University.
Since 2002, an assistant at the Department of Slavic History; in 2009 he was transferred to the position of senior lecturer. He teaches the following subjects: “History of Central and Eastern Europe in modern times”, “Slavs and European civilization”, “Social and political processes in the Slavic countries in the interwar period in the school curriculum”.
The sphere of scientific interests is the Polish-Ukrainian party-political relations of the interwar period. In his research, he highlights the attitude of leading Polish state and political figures to the Ukrainian issue, the activities of Polish political parties and organizations, their conceptual understanding of the problems of Poland’s national policy, the Ukrainian national liberation movement of the 20s and 40s of the 20th century. He published a number of works on this issue.