Nani Hohokhiia is Associate Professor of History at Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University in Starobilsk, where she also received her PhD in 2003. Her research focuses on the ideology, reality, and memory of childhood in Soviet Ukraine. She has authored over 43 articles on the research topic and chapters "Society and Children" as part of the collective monograph "Everyday life of Ukrainian society in the 1930s" by the Institute of History of Ukraine NASU.
Since 2020 Prof. Hohokhiia has expanded her expertise to the histories of the Holodomor and the Holocaust in Ukraine. In 2021–22 she received a research grant from the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. In 2020 and 2021 she participated in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Initiative on Ukrainian-Jewish Shared History and the Holocaust in Ukraine.
At LMU Munich Prof. Hohokhiia will pursue research on militarization of childhood in the USSR.