Dorota Szelewa works at the Centre for Welfare State Research at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. She is also affiliated to the International Centre for Research and Analysis (ICRA) in Warsaw.
Dorota completed her doctoral studies at the European University Institute in 2009. Previously, she graduated from the Master Program in Political Science at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. She also completed academic programs at Warsaw University (Poland) and Dalarna University (Sweden).
Dorota’s research interests are focused on the questions of gender and childcare policies, especially in the region of Central and Eastern Europe. She has published articles devoted to these issues in Hungarian, German, Polish, English and French, and in journals such as Social Politics and Journal of European Social Policy.
Within the broader discipline of political science Dorota Szelewa is particularly interested in the issues of transformation of social policy, methodology of comparative studies, gender studies and gender perspective in social sciences, feminist institutionalism, public administration, historical roots of social policies, as well as generally understood issues of institutional evolution.