Yuliya Yurchenko PhD, MSc, MA, BA Hons

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy

Yuliya Yurchenko joined the International Business and Economics Department of the University of Greenwich in December 2013.

She was previously a Lecturer in International Relations (Political Economy) at the University of Portsmouth (2011-2013), an Associate Tutor in International Relations and Global Political Economy at the University of Sussex (2007-2013), and a Course Convenor and Instructor at the International Study Centre at Herstmonceux, Queen's (Canada) University (2013).

Responsibilities within the university

Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (@GPERC_UOG)/Institute for Political Economy, Governance, Finance and AccountabilityUCU Health and Safety Representative for IBE/FBUS (https://www.ucu.org.uk/getactive



Vice-Chair of the Critical Political Economy Research Network Board

Co-coord. of World Economy WG, IIPPE

Editor for Capital and Class

Research / Scholarly interests

Yuliya researches state/society/capital complexes and their power dynamics, transnational class formation, modes of accumulation of capital, the limits of the possible embedded in them, and avenues of circumventing the latter interrogated through transnational historical materialist/Neo-Gramscian methodological perspective. Her empirical foci are: public services and policies (especially energy), political economy of Ukraine, transforming landscapes of trade regimes (mainly TTIP and TiSA) and capital accumulation spaces; and global networks of policy platforms and lobby groups.

She is a researcher at the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC) and the Political Economy, Governance, Finance and Accountability Institute (PEGFA; Greenwich). Yuliya is an active member of BISA-IPEG, ISA, EISA, IIPPE, ESA, CPERN, Centre for Global Political Economy (University of Sussex) and the New Politics platform (TNI).

She provides trade union, NGO and political consultancy on the matters of energy politics and policy and public services provision broadly defined.

Recent publications


Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2023), Democratic socialism or barbarism: a reply to Hans-Herbert Kögler. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, European Journal of Social Theory ISSN: 1368-4310 (Print), 1461-7137 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/13684310231172).

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2020), The energy sector and socio-ecological transformation: Europe in the global context. Mattersburger Kreis für Entwicklungspolitik. In: , , , . Mattersburger Kreis für Entwicklungspolitik, Austrian Journal of Development Studies, 36 (4) . pp. 154-176 (doi: https://doi.org/10.20446/JEP-2414-3197-36-4-154).

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2020), Humans, nature and dialectical materialism. SAGE Publications - Conference of Socialist Economists. In: , , , . SAGE Publications - Conference of Socialist Economists, Capital and Class, 45 (1) . pp. 33-43 ISSN: 0309-8168 (Print), 2041-0980 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0309816820929123) NB Item availability restricted.

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , Powell, Jeffrey (2019), The evolution of private provision in urban drinking water: New geographies, institutional ambiguity and the need for political economy. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, New Political Economy, 25 (1) . pp. 91-106 ISSN: 1356-3467 (Print), 1469-9923 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2018.1562432).

Verbruggen, Aviel and , Yurchenko, Yuliya (2017), Positioning nuclear power in the low-carbon electricity transition. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Sustainability, 9: 163 . pp. 1-14 ISSN: 2071-1050 (Print), 2071-1050 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su9010163).


Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2018), Ukraine and The Empire of Capital: from Marketisation to Armed Conflict. Pluto Press. In: , , , . Pluto Press, (1st) . ISBN: 9780745337371 (doi: https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745337371/ukraine-and-the-empire-of-capital/) NB Item availability restricted.

Book section

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2023), Ukraine and Europe: one year into the war. LP Publishers. In: , , , Ukraine and Europe: one year into the war. LP Publishers, (doi: ).

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2022), Chapter 21. Neoliberal capitalism and the erosion of sovereignty: lessons from Ukraine, parallels with Ireland. Ibidem Press/ Ibidem-Verlag. In: , , In: Stephen Velychenko, Joseph Ruane, Ludmilla Hrynevych (eds.), Ireland and Ukraine: Studies in Comparative Imperial and National History. Ibidem Press/ Ibidem-Verlag, Stuttgart and Hannover, Germany (1st) . ISBN: 9783838216652; 3838216652 (doi: https://www.ibidem.eu/en/ireland-and-ukraine-9783838216652.html).

Yurchenko, Yuliya , Kutuev, Pavlo, Yenin, Maksym, Korzhov, Hennadii (2020), Class Divisions and Social Inequality in Independent Ukraine. Ibidem-Verlag. In: , , In: Mykhailo Minakov, Georgiy Kasianov, Matthew Rojansky (eds.), From 'the Ukraine' to Ukraine: History of Contemporary Ukraine (1991-2020). Ibidem-Verlag, . ISBN: 9783838215143 (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Ishchenko, Volodymyr and , Yurchenko, Yuliya (2019), Ukrainian capitalism and inter-imperialist rivalry. Palgrave Macmillan. In: , , In: Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope (eds.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism. Palgrave Macmillan, (2nd) . ISBN: 9783030299026 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91206-6_104-1) NB Item availability restricted.

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , Verbruggen, Aviel (2019), The collision of atomic and flow renewable power in decarbonization of electricity supply. Springer. In: , , In: Raihardt Haas, Lutz Mez, Amela Ajanovic (eds.), The Technological and Economic Future of Nuclear Power. Springer, (1st) . pp. 77-95 . ISBN: 9783658259860 (doi: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-25987-7_4).

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2018), The making of Ukraine’s multilevel crisis: transnational capitalism, neoliberal kleptocrats, and dispossession. Routledge. In: , , In: Felix Jaitner, Tina Olteanu, Tobias Spöri (eds.), Crisis in the Post-Soviet Space: The Case of the Ukraine. Routledge, London, UK (1st) . ISBN: 9781351234467 (doi: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351234467/chapters/10.4324/9781351234467-9).

Yurchenko, Yuliya and , (2017), Left movements in the UK: from left to right and back to left?. Huss, Ukraine (with RLS). In: , , In: Aliona Lyasheva (ed.), The Spectrums of European Left (In Ukrainian and Russian). Huss, Ukraine (with RLS), (doi: ).


Van Niekerk, Sandra , Yurchenko, Yuliya, Lethbridge, Jane (2016), Nigeria Energy Sector Transformation, DFID, USAID, and the World Bank. PSIRU. In: , , , . PSIRU, (doi: ).