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Agata Zysiak

Agata Zysiak – a sociologist of culture working at the Institute of Social Studies, Warsaw University, a member at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton 2017/2018. Her main areas of interest are urban studies and historical sociology; author of the award-winning book about socialist university and upward mobility in postwar Poland, “Punkty za pochodzenie” (Point for social origin, 2016) and co-author of “Opowiedzieć uniwersytet” (To tell university, 2015) and „From Cotton and Smoke – Industrial City and Discourses of Asynchronous Modernity 1897–1994” (2018).