Research teams

Selected research teams

Mobility Research Group of SWPS University

Professor Izabela Grabowska, leader, sociology and economic sciences

Professor Igor Lyubashenko, political sciences

Professor Karol Olejniczak, public policy

Professor Krzysztof Jaskulowski, sociology and history

Dr. Agnieszka Bielewska, sociology

Dr. Dominika Blachnicka-Ciacek, sociology and ethnography

Dr. Agata Jastrzebowska, social psychology

Dr. Magdalena Luzniak-Piecha, intercultural psychology

Dr. Joanna Roszak, social psychology

Dr. Agnieszka Trabka, sociology and social psychology

Mr. Karol Chlasta, PhD Candidate, social informatics

Mrs. Dominika Winogrodzka, PhD Candidate, sociology


Research Projects

  1. H2020 MIMY: EMpowerment through liquid Integration of Migrant Youth in vulnerable conditions.

Horizon 2020, panel: MIGRATION-03-2019: Social and economic effects of migration in Europe and integration policies.

Consortium Leader: University of Luxembourg, Prof. Birte Nienaber

Polish Team from Mobility Research Group of SWPS University

Prof. Izabela Grabowska- Polish Principal Investigator; Dr. Agnieszka Trabka – post-doc; Dr. Magdalena Łuzniak-Piecha – post-doc; Dr. Dominika Blachnicka-Ciacek – collaborator; Dominika Winogordzka, PhD Candidate – collaborator.

2. CEEYouth: The comparative study of Poles and Lithuanians in the context of Brexit
The project is realized in cooperation between Polish team (Youth Research Centre at SWPS University in Warsaw) and Lithuanian team (Public Policy and Management Institute in Vilnius)

Polish Team
Professor Izabela Grabowska, Principal Investigator, Project Leader

Dr. Olga Czeranowska, Post-doc Researcher
Dr. Agnieszka Trąbka, Researcher
Ms Iga Wermińska-Wiśnicka, PhD Candidate

Dr. Justyna Sarnowska, Cost-free Team Member

Dr. Paula Pustułka, Cost-free Team Member

Ms Dominika Winogrodzka, Project Collaborator & Observer

Dr. Daniela Hekiert, former Post-doc Researcher

Dr. Mateusz Karolak, former project Collaborator & Observer

Lithuanian team:
Dr. Dovilė Jonavičienė, Principal Investigator, Lithuanian Team Leader
Dr. Egidijus Barcevičius, Researcher
Ms Irma Budginaitė-Mačkinė, Researcher
Ms Luka Klimavičiūtė, Team Member
Ms Justė Vežikauskaitė, Team Member

International External Experts of CEEYouth
Dr. Violetta Parutis (Lithuanian native, the Chair), University of Essex
Professor Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazłowska, University of Warsaw

3. Peer groups&migration
Education-to-domestic and- foreign labour market transitions of youth: The role of local community, peer group and new media

Project Team
Professor Izabela Grabowska, Principal Investigator

Dr. Natalia Juchniewicz, Post-doc Researcher; Research Gate profile

Dr, Justyna Sarnowska, PhD Researcher, National Science Centre Poland Scholarship, Fieldwork Coordinator

Dr. Paula Pustulka, Post-doc Researcher (2016-2018)
Ms Dominika Winogrodzka, PhD Researcher, National Science Centre Poland Scholarship

Ms Marta Buler, PhD Researcher, Collaborator
Ms Izabela Mleczko, PhD Candidate, Collaborator

Methodological Scientific Advisor: Emeritus Professor Bren Neale, Professor of Life course and Family Research, University of Leeds;
Conceptual Scientific Advisor: Professor Anne White, Professor of Polish Studies and Social and Political Science, School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College London.

4. Social remittances in the EU

Cultural diffusion through social remittances between Poland and UK

Project Team
Professor Izabela Grabowska, Principal Investigator

Dr. Michal Garapich, Univeristy of Roehampton, London, institutional partner
Google Scholar profile; Research Gate profile

Dr. Ewa Jazwinska, methodologist and senior researcher

Agnieszka Radziwinowicz, PhD candidate, research assistant
Google Scholar profile; Research Gate profile

Justyna Sarnowska, PhD candidate, junior researcher