Short CV/Education and training

Academic Positions

  • 2011 – 2015
    Vice-president of the Polish Academy of Sciences

  • 2002
    Visiting Fellow in the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, one month

  • 1995
    Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Rochester

  • 1992
    Full Professor with tenure, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw

  • 1990
    Visiting Fellow, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA, 10 months

  • 1987 – 1992
    Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw

  • 1984
    Visiting Fellow, Linacre College, Oxford, 2 months

  • 1981 – 1982
    Visiting Fellow,, Columbia University, New York, 5 months

  • 1975 – 1987
    Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw

  • 1974 – 1975
    Research Assistant, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw

Education

  • 1994
    Professor's title given by the President of the Polish Republic. Areas of specialization: 1/ sociology 2/ social psychology

  • 1985
    Superior Doctor's Degree (dr habilitowany), Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Warsaw; the title of the book: Technologie intelektu [Technologies of Intellect], PWN, Warszawa 1987

  • 1974
    Ph.D. Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences; the title of thesis: Sens teoretyczny a sens empiryczny pojęcia postawy [Theoretical and Empirical Sense of the Attitude Concept], PWN, Warszawa 1976

  • 1970
    MA, Department of Social Sciences, University of Warsaw

Selected publications

  • Polish Religious Values as Reflected in the European Values Studies, w: S. P. Ramet, I. Borowik (eds.), Religion, Politics, and Values in Poland, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, s. 231-256 (with: S. Mandes)

  • Jednostka po nowoczesności. Perspektywa socjologiczna [The Individual after Modernity. Sociological Perspective]. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar, 2014

  • Poles among Europeans. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe „Scholar”, 2004, (co-editor with A.Jasińska-Kania and co-author)

  • Przemiany więzi społecznych. Zarys teorii zmiany społecznej [Transformations of social bonds. An Outline of the Theory of Social Change] Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe „Scholar”, 2004 (with A. Giza-Poleszczuk)

  • On functions of religion in moldnig the national identity of Poles, International Journal of Sociology, 2005, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 49-68 (with: S. Mandes)

  • Post-civil Society, Polish Sociological Review, no 4, 2004, pp. 403-412

  • Die polnische Wirtschaftskultur – Persistenz und Wandel, Berliner Debate Initial, 2004, nr 5-6 s.44-54 (with J. Kochanowicz)

  • Polish identity in the process of Europeanisation, in: W. Spohn, A. Triandafyllidou (eds.). Europeanisation, National Identities and Migration. Changes in Boundary Constructions between Western and Eastern Europe, London and New York: Routledge, 2002, pp. 144-152

  • Religion: For or Against Democracy, in: Handbook of Global Social Policy, S. S. Nagel & A. Robb (eds.), New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2000, s. 51-58

  • The Changes of Female Identities in Poland (z A.Gizą-Poleszczuk), in: Reproducing Gender: Politics, Publics and Everyday Life After Socialism, Susan Gal & Gail Kligman (eds.), Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2000, pp.151-175


Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Council of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences, since 2015

  • Reviewer for European Commission, since 2002

  • Member of the Council for the Integration of Poland into EU, Committee for European Integration, 1997 – 2001

  • Member of the Council for Socio-Economic Strategies, 1996 – 1999

  • Adviser to the Prime Minister, 1996 – 1997

  • Member of the Academic Board at the Invisible College, 1995 – 1999

  • Member of the Committee of the Women of Europe Award, 1995 – 1999

  • Member of the Academic Board at the School of Social Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1995 – 2000

  • Member of the Task Force on Democracy, Governance and Participation, UNDP, 1995 – 1996

  • Reviewer for the National Committee for Scientific Research, 1994 – 1998

  • Co-editor of the magazine Polska 19944/5-1989, 1994 – 1996

  • Co-editor of the quarterly Polish Sociological Review, 1994 – 1996

  • Consultant of the Committee "Poland in the XXI century" of the Polish Academy of Sciences, 1994 – 1997

  • Director (elected), Institute for Social Studies University of Warsaw, 1993 – 1996

  • Member of the Advisers' Board of the Polish GSS, 1991 – 2004

  • Member of the Advisers' Board of the Center of Social Opinion Research, 1991 – 1995

  • Member of the Academic Board of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1989 – 1993

  • Member of the Advisers' Group of the Citizen Parliamentary Club, 1989 – 1990

  • Member of the Committee of Sociological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1988

  • Co editor of the quarterly Messages and Opinions, 1988 – 1990

  • Director (elected), Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw, 1988 – 1990

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