Katarzyna Zielińska, PhD, earned her degree in sociology at the Institute of Sociology of the Jagiellonian University (MA 2002). Her PhD thesis (2007) dealt with the debates around secularisation theories. She has worked as the international programmes coordinator at the Centre for European Studies since 2007. In 2009 she was appointed an associate professor (adiunkt) at the Institute of Sociology. Her research interests include sociology of religion and sociology of gender/queer.