For over 30 years she has been working as a lecturer (1984), associate professor (1995) and professor (2001). Since 2010 – Head of the Department of Social Psychology Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Member of the expert council on psychological disciplines of the Department of Personnel Certification of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Deputy Head of the Specialized Academic Council for D 26.001.26 (Psychological Sciences) with Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Psychological Association.
One of the leading Ukrainian scientists in the field of social psychology and psychology of creativity. Author of more than 180 scientific publications.
For training of new scientific generation she was awarded the honors of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2009); for outstanding achievements for Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv – Diploma by Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2011), for many years of dedicated work, a significant contribution to the training of highly qualified specialists and for resourceful scientific and pedagogical activities, A.Kovalenko was awarded with the Honorary Diploma by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2016).