dr Dominika Pszczółkowska


Journalist turned political scientist and migration researcher. In 2021 she defended her PhD thesis entitled „Why the Isles, why the Continent? Factors Influencing Destination Choice among post-2004 Graduate and Non-graduate Migrants from Poland” at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies of the University of Warsaw. Her research interests revolve around post-accession migrations, the political participation of migrants, migration and integration policies. Currently she is participating at CMR in the project “Between Poland and Ireland. Political and public participation of Polish migrants in transnational space”. Before joining academia, she was for over a decade a journalist for ‘Gazeta Wyborcza” daily, including as its Brussels correspondent. She wrote about European affairs, the EU enlargement of 2004, and emigration from Poland. She holds an MA in applied linguistics from the University of Warsaw. She also studied on a Reuters Foundation scholarship at the University of Oxford, and at the Fondation Journalistes en Europe in Paris.

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