Current research grants

‘A Survey-Based Experiment on the Relationship Between Populism and Conspiracy Theories’. Project funded by an SWPS University internal grant (26876 zł).

Grant applications pending

Two applications as partner (one as PI, one as researcher) for the Horizon 2020 call GOVERNANCE-03-2018, ‘Addressing populism and boosting civic and democratic engagement.

An application as partner (PI) for the ‘Values Under Pressure' section of the  Europe in Transition call, Norwegian Research Council.

Works in progress

‘A New Populist Divide? Correspondences of Supply and Demand in the 2015 Polish Parliamentary Elections.’ Revise and resubmit at East European Politics and Societies.

‘Working in the gaps left behind: radical right movement parties in a consolidating party system’ in Ondřej Císař and Manuela Caiani (eds.) Far-Right ‘Movement–Parties’ in Europe, Routledge, forthcoming 2019.

‘Populism in Contemporary Poland’ (with Mikołaj Cześnik), in Daniel Stockemer (ed.), Populism around the World: A Comparative Perspective, Springer, forthcoming 2019.

‘Marginalisation, Not Mainstreaming: Explaining the Failure of Fringe Parties in Poland.’ Manuscript under review at Party Politics.

‘Voting Populist or Just Voting for Populists? A Comparative Analysis of Populist Attitudes and Vote Choice in Central and Eastern Europe’ (co-authored with Kjetil Duvold, Joakim Ekman and Sten Berglund). Manuscript complete; to be submitted to a journal in April 2018.

‘The Decline of the Polish Left.’ (co-authored with Aleks Szczerbiak). Manuscript in progress; to be submitted to a journal in May 2018.

‘Efficacy and Electoral Rules in Poland’ (with Radosław Markowski). Manuscript in progress; to be submitted to a journal in mid-2018.

‘Working towards the Prezes: Personalization and indirect governance in Kaczynski’s Poland.’ (co-authored with Kacper Szulecki), in Sergiu Gherghina (ed.), Political Leaders in Central and Eastern Europe: Roles, Actions and Consequences, Palgrave, forthcoming 2019.

‘From Consolidating Democracy to Authoritarian Clientelism: Theorising Poland’s “Positive Change”’ (with Radosław Markowski). Manuscript planned; to be submitted to journal in late 2018.

‘Political Knowledge and Populism in Poland’ (with Mikołaj Cześnik). Manuscript planned; to be submitted to a journal in late 2018.

‘The Causal Relationship Between Populism and Conspiracy Theories: Evidence from an Experiment in Poland’ (with Marta Żerkowska-Balas). Manuscript planned; to be submitted to a journal in early 2019.

‘Polarisation in Polish Party Politics: The Role of Party Identification in Determining Attitudes to Policies’ (with Marta Żerkowska-Balas). Manuscript planned; to be submitted to a journal in early 2019.