Roman Yereniuk is an associate professor of St. Andrew’s College and Acting Director of the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies at the University of Manitoba. Roman graduated in 1970 from St. Andrew’s College and the Univesity of Manitoba. In 1972 he received his M.A. degree from McGill University. In 1988, he received a Doctorate in church history from the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome.
He has had extensive consulting experience with educational and cultural projects in Ukraine for the past decade. He is an active member of the Winnipeg-Lviv Sister City Committee and headed the delegation from Winnipeg at the celebration of Lviv’s 750th anniversary (1256-2006). Roman also is the founder and administrator-coordinator of “Project Liubov-Love” that since 2001 assists orphans, street kids and impoverished youth in numerous sites in Ukraine. Previously, Roman had served on the boards of the Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko, United Way (Winnipeg), Osvita Foundation and the St. Andrew’s College Foundation.