Editorial Team

Chief Editor

dr hab. Agnieszka Turska-Kawa
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Associate professor, vice-director of the Institute of Political Science and Journalism for Science Research and Promotion at the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland). Graduated political science and psychology – that consistently combines in scientific research. She completed her PhD at the University of Silesia in Katowice and Artes Liberales Academy in Warsaw (2010). Received her habilitation (post-doctoral degree) in political science by decision of the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Silesia in Katowice. She is the chief of dynamically working Electoral Research Section at the Polish Society of Political Sciences, Chief of the Academic Foundation IPSO ORDO taking up extensive cooperation with local governments in the framework of anti-corruption measures.

Chosen publications:
- Determinants of electoral volatility, Katowice: University of Silesia Publishing House (2015).
- Personality determinants of electoral behavior. Study of the Silesian Voivodeship, Adam Marszałek Publishing House, Toruń (2013).
- Voters' Personalities and Ideal Party's Personality. Evidence from Poland. Romanian Journal of Political Science", vol. 15, no 1, summer 2015, pp. 155-179 (co-author Irena Pilch).
- “Directiveness” as a Predictor of Religious Attitudes. Polish Sociological Review, 2(198)`17, ISSN 1231–1413, pp. 189-201 (co-author Waldemar Wojtasik).
- Big Five Personality Traits Model in Electoral Behavior Studies. Romanian Journal of Political Science, vol. 13, no. 2, winter 2013, pp. 69-107.
- Communication function of elections. Communication Today, No. 1/2013, pp. 37-47 (co-author Waldemar Wojtasik).
- Psychological aspects of the U.S. election campaign. Slovac Journal of Political Sciences, no 3/2013, pp. 210-228.

Research and development:
- The Polish representative to the Management Committee COST of CA15207
- “Professionalism and Social Impact of European Political Science”. The research is being carried out within the group of "Social Impact, Media Visibility and Participation from Political Science in Public Sphere" (2016-2020);
- “Psychological determinants of civic competences” - international project in cooperation with Babes-Bolyai University (since 2016);
- Intergovernmental Media Relations and Agenda Building During the Smolensk Airline Crash, University of Florida, College of Journalism and Communications (since 2016).


Theme Editor (party and electoral systems)

prof. Wojciech Sokół
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland

Theme Editor (electoral alliances and coalition governments)

dr Joanna Kozierska
University of Wroclaw, Poland

Theme Editor (political communication)

dr hab. Agnieszka Łukasik-Turecka
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

Theme Editor (political institutions)

prof. Sabina Grabowska
University of Rzeszow, Poland

Theme Editor (political populism and radicalism)

dr Dominika Kasprowicz
Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland

Theme Editor (Law making analysis)

dr Jacek Sokołowski
Jagiellonian University, Poland

Theme Editor (constitution and its functions, executive system in Poland)

dr hab. Tomasz Słomka
University of Warsaw, Poland

Theme Editor (local government, territorial system)

dr Beata Słobodzian
University of Gdansk, Poland

Theme Editor (political participation, election)

dr Karolina Tybuchowska-Hartlińska
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

Theme Editor (new technologies in politics)

prof. Magdalena Musiał-Karg
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Theme Editor (ideologies and party programs)

prof. Łukasz Tomczak
University of Szczecin, Poland

Theme Editor (media marketing)

prof. Zbigniew Widera
University of Economics in Katowice, Poland

Theme Editor (parties and political movements)

dr hab. Robert Alberski
University of Wrocław, Poland

Theme Editor (political ideas)

prof. Danuta Plecka
University of Zielona Góra, Poland

Theme Editor (social policy)

dr Bożena Zasępa
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Theme Editor (political manipulation)

dr hab. Waldemar Wojtasik
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Theme Editor (international relations)

dr Katarzyna Czornik
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Theme Editor (Political institutions)

dr hab. Rafał Glajcar
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Editor for international cooperation

dr Damian Guzek
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Journal Secretary

dr Maciej Marmola
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

dr Dagmara Głuszek-Szafraniec
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Polish language editor

dr Paweł Sarna
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

English language editor

mgr Anna Huth
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

dr Marta Obrębska
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, Poland


Scientific Council

Prof. Roman Bäcker (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland)
Prof. Tadeusz Godlewski (Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland)
Prof. Iwona Jakubowska-Branicka (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Assos. Prof. Slavomir Magál (University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia)
Assos. Prof. Jana Galera Matúšova (University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia)
Prof. Dusan Pavlu (Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)
Assos. Prof. Libor Pavera (Higher School of Hospitality Management, Czech Republic)
Assos. Prof. Dana Petranová (University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Slovakia)
Assos. Prof. Olga Prokopenko (Sumski National University, Ukraine)
Prof. Miro Haček (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Prof. Fulco Lanchester (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Assos. Prof. Sergey G. Korkonosenko (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia)
Assos. Prof. Ruxandra Boicu
 (University of Bucharest, Romania)
Prof. Robert Ladrech (Keele University, England; College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium)
Prof. Teresa Sasińska-Klas (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Assos. Prof. Jerzy Sielski (Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa, Poland)
Assoc. Prof. Roman Chytilek (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Asst. Prof. Efe Sevin
 (Kadir Has University, Turkey)
PhD Marcjanna Augustyn
 (University of Hull, England)