Dr. Alexey Serdyuk is a Deputy Head of Scientific-Research Lab of Crime Enforcement of Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine; Lieutenant Ccolonel of Police. He was born in 1974.
PhD Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (Sociology), 2003;
BA/MA V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Psychology) and Kharkiv Institute of Management (Economics), 1997. Associate Professor in Sociology, 2006.
His previous appointments include Head of Scientific-Research Lab of Distance Education; Head of Sociology and social work department; Deputy Head of Scientific-Research Lab of Staff, Sociological and Psychological Support for Police. He is author of over 100 publications. Has extensive experience in international research on criminology, sociology and epidemiology of substance abuse.
1995 – 2016 Substance Use Monitoring Among Youth in Kharkiv City – “Youth and Drugs” (Co-Principal investigator)
2013 – 2016 Survey on corruption in Kharkiv region (Principal investigator)
2013 – 2016 Measuring of police performance in Kharkiv region (Principal investigator)
2015 Visiting Scholar and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry.
2014 Survey on socio-political situation in Kharkiv region and identifying ways of overcoming the crisis (Principal investigator)
2013 – 2014 Like mother, like daughter: Intergenerational criminality of Ukrainian women, in collaboration with Ohio State University – Marion, USA (Co-Principal investigator)
2011 – 2012 Study of the effect of internal and external migration on the criminal situation in Kazakhstan, in collaboration with International Organization for Migration (scientific consultant on criminology)
2010 – 2011 Migrant workers and crime: where Kings Lynn meets Moscow. The study in England, Russia and Ukraine, in collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University (Co-Principal investigator)
2007 – 2009 Corruption in State traffic inspection (STI) of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine (Project director / Principal investigator)
2007 – 2008 Drugs-crime connection: the study of convicted offenders in Ukraine In collaboration with Anglia Ruskin University (Co-Principal investigator)
2005 Monitoring of illegal spread of drugs among young people in Kharkov region (Co-Principal investigator / scientific expert of Kharkov Institute of Social Researches)
2001 Injection drug use in Kharkov region: WHO survey of injection drug use, stage 2. (scientific expert of Kharkov Institute of Social Researches)
2000 – 2001 Organizational and methodical aspects of drug abuse prevention among youth. Measures in Ukraine, Germany, Spain and Russia (scientific expert of National University of Internal Affairs)
1998 – 1999 The dynamics, socio-cultural context and subjective conditions of illegal spread of drugs among young people Since the Second World War (as scientific expert of National University of Internal Affairs)