She has completed a doctoral dissertation on: Socializing role of international migration in school-to-work-transition.
National Science Centre Poland Scholarship (2016-2020).
In August 2016, Justyna has participated in the IMISCOE PhD Summer School at Princeton University organized by IMISCOE Research Network.
In 2014, she has won the prestigious Florian Znaniecki’s Best Master Thesis Award granted by the Polish Sociological Association. Her award-winning work was titled Strategies of social sciences’ graduates in the labour market [Strategie funkcjonowania absolwentow nauk spolecznych na rynku pracy] and was supervised by Professor Izabela Grabowska.