Natalia Letki

Natalia Letki


D.Phil. (Sociology), Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 2002

M.A., University of Oxford, 2002, by resolution

M.A. (Politics and Society), Central European University, Warsaw, 1999

M.A. (Sociology), Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw, 1998

Prior Work:

Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Collegium Civitas, Warsaw, Poland (2005 – 2009)

Post-Doctoral Prize Research Fellow, Politics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford (2002 – 2005)

Current Employment/Responsibilities:

Principal Investigator of an ERC StG Project “Public Goods through Private Eyes”, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw, Poland

Areas of Research Interest:

She is interested in political behaviour of citizens and political elites, especially in the context of systemic transformation. She is also interested in social capital, social trust, membership in voluntary associations, civic and political participation, civic morality and law-abiding behaviour. She has researched their relation to the institutional political and economic context in the new and established democracies. Her current projects focus on citizens’ attitudes and behaviour towards public goods and common pool resources and procedural justice in post-communist transition, the effect of inequality on social capital and social ties, and social determinants of party behaviour in new democracies.

She has published in American Political Science Review, Political Studies, Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, British Journal of Political Science and Europe-Asia Studies.