Fosa Staromiejska 1a, 87-100 Toruń
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Staff members

dr Katarzyna Suwada
Assistant Professor
Department of Quality of Life Research and Applied Sociology, Institute of Sociology

ORCID: 0000-0001-8785-855X

Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology. Editor in the Journal of Family Studies. Executive Board Member of the European Sociological Association Research Network 13 Sociology of Family and Intimate Lives. Member of the Board of the Section of Sociology of Gender of the Polish Sociological Association. In 2015 she defended her PhD thesis about fatherhood in Poland and Sweden in the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. As part of my research, she deals with issues related to family sociology, gender and social inequalities, critical studies of men and masculinity, as well as family policy.

She is an author of the book "Men, Fathering and the Gender Trap" (Palgrave Macmillan). In 2016-2020 she conducted research on the reconciliation of paid work and parenthood in the Poland, which resulted in a book "Parenting and work in Poland. A gender studies perspective" (Springer 2021,

Office Hours:
UWAGA 14.11 jestem dostępna od godz. 9:00 do 9:30, a potem po godzinie 11:30.

Konsultacje w semestrze zimowym 2023/24:
Dyżury odbywają się na MS Teamsach (( we wtorki w godzinach 9:30-11:00. Istnieje możliwość umówienia się w innym terminie i/lub stacjonarnie przez maila lub czat MS Teams.

Office hours in winter semester 2023/24:
Online through MS Teams ( on Tuesdays at 9:00-11:30. It is possible to make an appointment for another date (onsite or online) via e-mail or MS Teams chat.

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