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BIO igor-lyubashenko


Igor Lyubashenko

Ph.D. / Associate Professor


Institute of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences in Warsaw
Department of Social Studies


Professor Lyubashenko is a political scientist.

His professional interests include political development and transition, approaches of societies to reconciliation to the history of large-scale conflicts and violence, and methodology of qualitative research in social sciences, in particular, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), process-tracing, and complexity-informed research.

He obtained his doctorate from the Faculty of Political Science, at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (2010) and his post-doctoral degree (habilitacja) from the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) (2018).

Principal Investigator in “Application of transitional justice mechanisms in ongoing armed conflict” research project, funded by the National Science Centre.

Author of a book Transitional Justice in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine. Swimming Upstream (Peter Lang, 2017).

At SWPS University, he teaches political economy; political development; and transition; and the state, state institutions and their relations with business. Additionally, he is a thesis advisor.