Marek Kucia is associate professor of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland and director of the Institute of Sociology at this University. He is also a ‘Jean Monnet' lecturer at the Jagiellonian University Centre for European Studies, the programmes taught in English. He studied at Kraków and Oxford. He holds an MA in Political Science and MA, PhD, and habilitacja (extended PhD) in Sociology. He was the founder of SCEES - predecesor of CES. His current research interests concern: European society, the changing perceptions of Auschwitz and antisemitism in Poland, and the identity of Central Europe.
Professional activitiesAssociate Professor, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University
- (2013) 'Antisemitism in contemporary Poland', in: Charles Asher Small (ed.) Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity. Brill, Leiden and Boston 2013, 305–317.
- (2013) with Marta Duch-Dyngosz and Mateusz Magierowski, 'Anti-Semitism in Poland: Survey results and a qualitative study of Catholic communities', Nationalities Papers. DOI:10.1080/00905992.2013.830601
- (2013) with Marta Duch-Dyngosz and Mateusz Magierowski, 'The collective Memory of Auschwitz and the Second World War among Catholics in Poland: A Qualitative Study of Three Communities', History and Memory, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 132-173. DOI: 10.2979/histmemo.25.2.132
- (2005) Auschwitz jako fakt społeczny. Kraków: Universitas.
- (2005) with Piotr Sztompka (eds), Socjologia. Lektury. Kraków: Znak.
- (2001) ‘KL Auschwitz in the social consciousness of contemporary Poles', Pro Memoria, No. 15, June.
- (1999) ‘Public Opinion in Central Europe on EU Accession: The Czech Republic and Poland', Journal of Common Market Studies, 37 (1), 143-152.
Courses taught at CES
- European Integration Theory and Practice
- Introducing the EU