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BIO Michal Wenzel


Michał Wenzel

Ph.D. / Associate Professor


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


Professor Wenzel is a sociologist. He specializes in research methodology in social sciences, political attitudes and sociological aspects of mass media.

He researches how mass media shapes political attitudes and civil society, in particular, he studies the correlation between pre-election polls and political marketing. He is interested in the role that social movements play in processes of democratization. He has also done some research on trade unions and labor law.

He is a member of the Democratic Audit of Poland, a team operating under the auspices of the Center for the Study of Democracy at SWPS University.

Professor Wenzel authored and co-authored numerous articles on socio-economic models and social movements, published in academic journals such as the Journal of Social Science Education, Polish Sociological Review, and East European Politics.

At SWPS University he teaches classes in research methodology used in social sciences and statistics. He also conducts seminars on various topics related to his field of expertise.