- President, International League of Polygraph Examiners
- President, International Polygraph Examiner Association
- Associate Member, American Polygraph Association
- Graduate, Arizona School of Polygraph Science
- Graduate, Indiana Polygraph Institute
- Graduate, Chicago Polygraph Institute
- Director, ARGO-A
- Honored Citizen of two American cities – Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana
As the main character of books and the media’s favorite polygraph examiner for many years, Dr. Andriy Volyk has gained celebrity status in Ukraine testing famous people and politicians for popular Ukrainian television shows, such as “Only Truth” (TV Channel “Novy”), “Lie Detector”, “My Beloved, We Murder Children”, “Save Our Family”, and “Battle of Psychics” (TV channel “STB”), “In Black and White” (TV Channel “1+1”), “Facts of the Week” and “Galileo” (TV channel “ICTV”), as well as participating in other programs on well known Ukrainian and foreign TV channels, including: STB, ICTV, Tonis, First National/UT-1, K1, MAXXI TV, NTN, UBR, 24, First Business, Pravo TV, UBC, City, M1, TVI, Channel 5, TRK Kiev, TRK Ukraine, National Television of Belarus, First National Channel (Belarus), Imedi TV (Georgia), Region TV (Georgia), Nova Television (Bulgaria), ATV (Russia), O2TV (Russia), RTR (Russia), ORT (Russia), 1+1, Inter, MTV to name a few.
Millions of radio listeners have heard Dr. Volyk’s voice on: Radio Freedom, Radio-Era, Simply Radio, Voice of Kiev, Russian Radio, and BBC to name a few, and his sagacious comments on the subject of the polygraph (lie detection) have been read by tens of millions of readers on the pages of numerous magazines, newspapers, and internet publications; among which must be noted: Mirror of the Week, Focus, Contracts, Marketing Mix, Business & Security, Gazette a la Kiev, Power of Money, History of Successful Businesses and People, Truth, Status, Facts, New, Ukrainian Truth, Ukraine’s Youth, Journal and Courier (USA), Kyiv Post, PCWEEK Ukrainian Edition, General Director, Khreshchatik, Economic News, Invest Gazette, Voice of Ukraine, Correspondent, Commerce Man, Today, etc. Furthermore, Dr. Andriy Volyk’s name is often seen in the messages of the leading information agencies, such as UNIAN, ITAR-TASS, and others. To a large extent, thanks to Dr. Andriy Volyk, terms such as lie detector, polygraph, polygraph examiner, lie detection, polygraph test and others have become common and are used on a daily basis by Ukrainians nationwide.
Dr. Volyk has conducted polygraph exams for TV shows and films on numerous politicians, stars, and celebrities, including: Laima Vaikule, Sergey Zverev, Dmitriy Gordon, Egor Benkendorf, Svetlana Loboda, rapper Seryoga, Michail Brodskiy, Konstantin Stogniy, Victor Pavlik, Petya Listerman, Valeriy Harchishin, Dmitriy Shepelev, Arina Domski, Django, Yuriy Falesa, Margarita Sichkar, Evgeniy Zaharov, Monro, duo Alibi, Alexei Zalevskiy, attorney Alexei Reznikov, Vasilisa Frolova, Svetlana Vol’nova, Elena Shoptenko, Maya Migal, Anna Filimonova, Gennadiy Viter, singer Elizabeth, Carolina Ashion, Olga Tsibul’skaya, Alexander Pedan, Dyadya Zhora, Andrey Domanskiy, Vitaliy Galai, Igor Pelyh, Anatoliy Borsiuk, singer Lama, radio anchor Nikolai Matrosov, TV anchor Ruslan Senichkin, TV anchor Oksana Gutseit, Alexander Filatovich, Alexei Vertinskiy, Olga Polyakova, Boris Aprel, Ivan Dorn, Anton Frindlyand, Irena Karpa, Natalia Karpa, Ekaterina Nesterenko, Evgeniy Kazantsev, Sergey Ozeryanskiy, Yuliya Aisina, Alisa Tarabarova, Mark Savin, Vladimir Dantes, singer DIAR, Alexander Ostanin, Mariam Turkmenbaeva, Larisa Shalyapina (Kopenkina), band “Quest Pistols», Larson, Evgeniya Vlasova, Vlada Litovchenko, Valid Arfush, Vladislav Yama, Nikolai Tomenko, and Olga Sumskaya to name a few.
It is not by accident that people call Dr. Volyk “The lie detector man”, and professionals call him “The father of Ukrainian polygraphy (lie detection)”.
Dr. Volyk holds a degree in lie detection from the Arizona School of Polygraph Science (Phoenix, Arizona, USA). According to the founder and principal instructor of this school, well known veteran polygraph examiner Thomas R. Ezell, Dr. Andriy Volyk was one of his best students ever. Dr. Volyk became the first Ukrainian graduate of the famous Arizona School of Polygraph Science – one of only twenty-eight polygraph schools in the world accredited by the prestigious American Polygraph Association (APA).
In addition, Dr. Andriy Volyk is Ukraine's first graduate of the Indiana Polygraph Institute (USA) and the Chicago Polygraph Institute, located in Chicago, USA. The Chicago Polygraph Institute polygraph examiner training course is fully accredited by the International League of Polygraph Examiners, and complies with the standards of the ASTM International.
Dr. Andriy Volyk holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute of Agrarian Economics (Kiev, Ukraine). He studied for approximately one year at the highly ranked Purdue University located in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Upon completion of his degree at the Arizona School of Polygraph Science, Dr. Andriy Volyk underwent a comprehensive training course on polygraphs at Lafayette Instrument Company (Lafayette, Indiana, USA) – the global leader in the manufacture and sale of polygraphs (lie detectors). Dr. Andriy Volyk is fluent in a number of foreign languages and possesses extensive professional experience acquired while being employed by prominent national and international organizations.
Dr. Andriy Volyk is the first active member (Associate Member) of the American Polygraph Association (APA) from Ukraine. The APA is the most famous and renowned international polygraph association, with high moral and professional requirements for its members. Founded in 1966, the APA is the oldest and the largest professional polygraph association in the world, counting over 2600 members in 32 countries.
Furthermore, Dr. Andriy M. Volyk is President of the International League of Polygraph Examiners (ILPE) – international professional association of polygraph specialists representing the private, law enforcement, and government sectors worldwide.