Oleksiy Panych is a philosopher, based in Kiev. Panych is contributor of the publishing house Dukh i Litera. On behalf of the academic community he is member of the Supervisory Board of the recently founded Public Radio and Television in Ukraine.
Panych, born in Odessa in 1960, spend his youth and student-time up in Donetsk. He studied Russian literature at the university in this city in the Donbass. After his studies Panych worked as manager and researcher at the Humanitarian Institute of the National University of Donetsk. He was also engaged as visiting professor at the Seton Hall University in New Jersey (USA). Before he moved to Kiev in the autumn of 2013, Oleksiy Panych had an assignment as professor at the Technical University of Donetsk.