Aleksandra Kuczyńska-Zonik

A political scientist and archaeologist, she holds two PhDs: one from the Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (2015) and another from the Faculty of Sociology and History at the University of Rzeszów (2013). She is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Central Europe (IES). Dr Kuczynska-Zonik is also a laureate of the “Mobility Plus” Programme, within which she carried out her research project at Vilnius University in 2016-2017. Currently, her scholarly interests focus on security issues in East-Central Europe, especially in the Baltic countries, Russian diaspora, and Soviet heritage.