Instytut Stosowanych Nauk Społecznych Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego


Marta Rawłuszko, PhD

Department of Sociology and Anthropology of Customs and Law


Sociology graduate from Jagiellonian University (Kraków, Poland) and European studies graduate from University of Exeter (Exeter, UK). In 2016 she defended PhD thesis in the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw. The thesis concerned the dynamics of gender mainstreaming, i.e. the cooperation between feminists and pubic administration. Currently, she coordinates the research project financed form the National Science Centre, which concerns the process of introducing gender quotas to the Polish electoral law.

As independent researcher and expert, she was involved in numerous research projects concerning human rights and discrimination prevention undertaken by public institutions and NGOs (European Institute of Gender Equality, Open Society Initiative for Europe, Anti-discrimination Education Society, Polish Society of Anti-Discrimination Law, STER Foundation, Campaign Against Homophobia).

Between 2011-2016 she was a lecturer of gender studies in the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

She is a co-founder of the Feminist Fund: She is a member of the Board of the Section on Sociology and Gender in the Polish Sociological Association.

Research interests: feminist sociology, political sociology, social movements, feminist activism, institutionalization of gender equality+ demands and ideas.

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