About

I am a social-personality psychologist and a researcher. My main interests are: social, cognitive and affective correlates and consequences of the Dark Triad: narcissism, Machiavellianism and (subclinical) psychopathy, but I am also interested in many other topics: social perception, self-insight and its accuracy, ‘quiet ego’, emotional intelligence, self-presentation, evolutionary and intercultural psychology. I endorse a dynamic perspective on personality and researching personality “in action” (person-situation interaction). Finally, I am interested in statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal and multilevel and network data. From 2014 till the end of 2015 I worked at the Institute of Psychology at University of Bern in Switzerland. From 2011 until now I have been working at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. If you are interested in collaboration, do not hesitate to contact me.

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    Education:

    2015 (September) – 2016 (January) – postdoctoral research at Carolyn Morf’s lab, Persönlichkeits-, Differentielle Psychologie und Diagnostik, Institute für Psychologie, University of Bern, Switzerland

    2015 (September) – participation in Inferential Network Analysis course offered by Philip Leifeld, University of Bern, Switzerland

    2015 (June) – participation in the workshops on Dyadic Data Analysis Using Multilevel Modeling and Hierarchical Linear Modeling organized by DATIC Data Analysis Training Institute of Connecticut

    2014 (September)- 2015 (September) – postdoctoral fellowship financed in the framework of SCIEX-NMSch by Rektorenkonferenz der Schweizer Universitäten (CRUS), University of Bern, Switzerland

    2013 (November)- 2015 (November) – postdoctoral fellowship co-financed by the European Union (the Human Capital Operational Programme) within the SET project at Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    2013 (July/August) – participation in the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

    2013 (May) – PhD in psychology (cum laude), University of Wroclaw, Poland

    2013 (Jan) – participation in Analytical Software Workshops, University of Greenwich, London, Great Britain

    2010 – beginning of my doctoral project “Narcissism and social functioning”, under supervision of Prof. Andrzej Szmajke

    2008 – training at Universität Wien (Fakultät für Psychologie), Austria, summer term

    2006-2011 – PhD studies, Experimental Social Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Wroclaw, Poland, under supervision of Prof. Andrzej Szmajke, PhD;

    2006 – master’s degree in psychology, Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    2004-2006 – international cultural studies , Faculty of International and Political Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    2004 – bachelor’s degree in journalism and social communication, Faculty of Management and Social Communication, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    Membership:
    member of Association for Psychological Science (APS)
    member of European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)
    early career member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
    member of Polish Association of Social Psychology (PSPS)
    member of Society for the Development of Polish Psychology
    member of Polish Psychological Association (PTP)
    member of the Polish Society for Human and Evolution Studies
    privately, member of Polish Allotment Gardeners (PZD)

    Service (as an editor and ad hoc reviewer):

    Current Issues in Personality Psychology
    Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences
    Journal of Personality Assessment
    Journal of Environmental Psychology
    Personality and Individual Differences (distinguished reviewer)
    Personality and Social Psychology Review
    Polish Psychological Bulletin
    Self and Identity
    guest editor for special issue of Personality and Individual Differences “Bring out your theses and dissertations”
    section editor for Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences (to be published by Springer)