Dr Kinga Sekerdej

Kinga Sekerdej

Dr Kinga Sekerdej

  • Coordinator for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • E-mail: Kinga Sekerdej
  • Telephone number (12) 3419172
 

Dr Kinga Sekerdej – a graduate in psychology and sociology from Jagiellonian University and European Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. Her MA dissertations were on national stereotypes amongst Polish junior high school pupils as well as on an analysis of the elite creation of a joint national identity amongst Assyrians. During the course of her PhD studies at Jagiellonian University’s Institute of Sociology, she was a Soros Foundation scholarship holder at Central European University in Budapest, where she participated in the Doctoral Support Programme in Nationalism Studies. Her PhD was a comparative analysis of the origins of Jewish and Arab nationalism. Following her doctoral defence in 2006 she worked at Jagiellonian University’s Chair in Comparative Studies in Civilization. Between the years 2007-2011 she was a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany, where, among other things, she studied questions of religious pluralism in Poland. Since 2012 she has been employed at the National Science Centre in the role of Discipline Coordinator for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.