Polina LevchenkoTeaching Faculty, Human Development & Family Studies

In my teaching position, I am honored to facilitate learners’ growth and deeper understanding of a variety of topics related to diversity of family life, children’s socialization, and “soft skills” relevant to any helping profession. I emphasize human connection and empathy by building relationships with and among learners in my classes and beyond. I strive to organize learning experiences in dynamic, interactive, and meaningful ways by offering opportunities for self-reflection, real-world application, and peer-learning. As a member of the School of Human Ecology team, I am committed to supporting students in their aspiration to enhance lives of families and communities locally, nationally, and globally.

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  • Human Development & Family Studies

Degree Program

  • BS Human Development & Family Studies


  • PhD, Family Social Science, University of Minnesota
  • MA and BA, Russian Philology, Kuban State University (Krasnodar, Russia)