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I am an Assistant Professor in Social Justice, School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, University College Dublin, Ireland.  I am also affiliated with the Institute of Social Policy, Warsaw University and ICRA Foundation, Warsaw, Poland.

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I graduated from the European University Institute in Florence. After completing my doctoral studies I worked at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences and at Warsaw University (Institute of Social Policy). I have published articles in journals such as the European Journal of Social SecuritySocial Politics, Journal of European Social Policy or Social and Legal Studies, Social Policy&Administration, European Journal of Cultural Studies or Social Policy & Society. My research interests are interdisciplinary and include the issues of gender, politics, comparative social policy transformation in post-communist countries, gender studies, reproductive rights, migration, theories of institutional evolution, public administration and public management, and the problems of Europeanization.

PhD Supervision Interests:

  • gender and politics, feminist institutionalism;
  • comparative social policy/comparative welfare state;
  • gender and public policy;
  • family policy/childcare;
  • social investment;
  • reproductive rights;
  • political economy of the welfare state.