Liza Skryzhevska, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Liza Skryzhevska

Associate Professor, Geography

Affiliate, Justice and Community Studies

568 Mosler Hall


  • Ph.D., Geography, University of Idaho
  • M.S., Geography, Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine
  • B.S., Geography, Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine


  • GEO 441/541 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Selected Publications

Skryzhevska, Y., D. Karasconyi, and K. Botsu, 2014. Separatism in Donbas in the Context of Ukraine’s Regional Diversity. Perspectives on Europe, 44:2.

Yelizaveta Skryzhevska, Green, Jerry and Abbitt, Robbyn, 2013. GIS Text Content as a Basis for Map Interpretation Skill Development. Cartographica, 48(1), pp. 38-46.

Harley Johansen, Y. Skryzhevska, 2013. Adaptation Priorities in Russia's High North: Climate Change vs. Post-Soviet Transition. Polar Geography. DOI: 10.1080/1088937X.2013.788577

Jerry Green, M.Henry, Y. Skryzhevska, and S. Toops, 2012. Map Interpretation in Introductory Geography Courses: Syllabi Study. Research in Geographic Education. Volume 14, pp.42-54.Yelizaveta Skryzhevska, Karácsonyi Dávid, 2012. Rural Population in Ukraine: Assessing Reality, Looking for Revitalization. Hungarian Geographical Bulletin, 61(1) 49-

Gillen, Jamie , Skryzhevska, Liza , Henry, Mary C. and Green, Jerry, 2010. Map Interpretation Instruction in Introductory Textbooks: A Preliminary Investigation. Journal of Geography, 109 : 5, 181 — 189.

Yelizaveta Skryzhevska, 2009. Convergence and Regional Development in Ukraine. Geography. Economics. Ecology. Tourism: Regional Studies. Nizhin State Gogol University. Kyiv School of Economics. 117 – 142.

Yelizaveta Skryzhvska. Inequalities of Regional Development in Ukraine: Causes, Consequences, Policy Implications. 2008. DMV Verlag.

Professional Associations

  • Association of American Geographers
  • International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement