I am sociologist. I hold PhD degree in social sciences from Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of Polish Academy of Sciences.
I am assistant professor at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of Polish Academy of Sciences (Social Structure Research Department).
My main research interests are: sociology of music, cultural stratification, musical distinctions.
In years 2015-2018 I was a chair of Warsaw Department of Polish Sociological Association and in years 2016-2019 I was a Secretary of Sociology of Arts Section of Polish Sociological Association. I am also a member of the Unintended Consequences Workshops team and of Bringing the New Economic Sociology Back Into the Sociological Analysis Workshops team.
Full list of my publications and conference presentations (ie in Polish and in English) is available HERE.
The Sociology of the Invisible Hand, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main 2017 (with A.Mica, R.Wiśniewski and I.Zielińska).
ARTICLES IN JOURNALS // CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
2020, The Homology of Musical Tastes in Poland, Studia Socjologiczne 4/2020, pp. 183-211 (with H.Domańskim, D.Przybyszem and K.Zawadzką).
2019, Independent from What Exactly? The Polish Recording Industry in the 1990s, in: P.Gałuszka (ed,), Made in Poland. Studies in Popular Music, Routledge 2019 (with P.Gałuszką).
2018, A participatory approach in music education: Searching for guidelines for a dynamic and diverse learning environment, in: D.Forrest ed., Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education. 33rd World Conference on Music Education, ISME, Baku 2018, pp. 162-168 (with M.Sarnowska and A.Świtała).
2018, Aestheticization of everyday life on the example of musical practices of Warsaw’s adolescents, Societas/Communitas 1-1(25-1), pp. 119-134.
2017, The Globalization of Popular Music:A Focus on Women in Poland, in: Joseph A. Kotarba (ed.), Understanding Society Through Popular Music (3rd edition), Routledge;
2017, Artist & Repertoire goes online. Evidence from Poland, Media Industries, vol 4, no 1 (with Patryk Gałuszka);
2016, Running a record label when records don’t sell anymore: Empirical evidence from Poland, Popular Music, no 1, pp. 23-40 (with Patryk Gałuszka).
2020, A comprehensive study of the Polish music market, IBS & QM, Warsaw.
2017, Workshop Review: New Economic Sociology and Sociology: Where Do They Meet? Where Do They Diverge? Warsaw, May 22–23, 2017, Journal of Economic Sociology, no 4, pp. 194-198 (with A.Mica and M.Olcoń-Kubicka).
2020, 10thUCW „EXPECTED INEQUALITIES AND UNINTENDED SYMMETRIES”, Presentation title: Who is 'high' and who is 'low' in musical tastes? Stratification inside cultural 'repertoires', 11-12 May 2020 Warsaw (online).
2017, The 8th Conference of the European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction: Studying Everyday Life: Generic Dimensions of Interactionist Inquiry Poland – Łódź, July 4-8, 2017. Presentation title: Interactionism and interpretive sociology in music studies : the Polish perspective
2016, Arts and creativity: working on identity and difference, The ESA Research Network Sociology of the Arts 9th midterm conference, 8-10 września 2016, Porto. Presentation title: Amateur and semi-amateur musical practises. Empirical evidence from Poland
2012, 7th Conference of The European Research Network Sociology of the Arts (European Sociological Association mid-term conference). Wiena, 5-8 September 2012. Presentation title: Reflexivity or routine? Music in everyday life of Polish adolescents
JOURNALS THEMATIC ISSUES
2019, Music as a social phenomenon – theoretical concepts and empirical inquiries, Miscellanea Anthropologica et Sociologica (with A.Rozalska and K.Stachura).
MAIN RESEARCH PROJECTS
2018-2021, Musical distinctions. Musical tastes and social stratification in process of Poles lifestyles formation, a research project conducted by Institute of Philosophy and Sociology Polish Academy od Sciences and funded by Polish National Science Center (OPUS 13). Principal investigator: prof. Henryk Domański. My role in the project: co-principal investigator.
2017, Music Experiences Among the Elderly in Poland, a research project conducted by the Department of Sociology, University of Texas (USA). Principal investigator: prof. Joseph Kotarba. My role in the project: co-principal investigator.
2017, Influences of music education based on participatory model on social behavior and participation in culture, a research project conducted by „Music is for everybody” Foundation and funded by Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage („Inclusive culture” program). My role in the project: principal investigator.
2015-2016, The dynamics of the musicians careers in the area of the entire musical community in Poland, a research project conducted by Polish Music Council and funded by Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage („Cultural Observatory” program). My role in the project: co-principal investigator.
2013-2014, Musicing in Poland. Study of basic forms of Poles musical activities, a research project conducted by „Music is for everybody” Foundation and funded by Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage („Cultural Observatory” program). My role in the project: co-principal investigator.
2013, Music market in Poland seen from the perspective of record labels, a research project conducted by Institute if Music and Dance and Polish Music Information Center, and funded by Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. My role in the project: co-principal investigator.
2011-2012, Adolescents participation in musical culture a part of their lifestyle, a research project conducted by Institute of Philosophy and Sociology Polish Academy od Sciences and funded by Polish National Science Center (PRELUDIUM 1, nr DEC-2011/01/N/HS6/00972). My role in the project: principal investigator.