Małgorzata Wójcik - SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities

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Małgorzata Wójcik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology in Katowice

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Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of Psychology, graduate of the University of Silesia, Faculty of English Studies. She has extensive experience in teaching English and serving as a homeroom teacher in primary and middle schools. Currently, she researches the causes and manifestations of bullying in schools and dynamics in peer groups. Together with her team, she implements innovative educational programs that help to prevent violence, stigmatization and discrimination in peer groups.

Her social innovation project, financed by The National Centre for Research and Development, Educational Intervention “Bliżej” [Closer] (www.blizej.org) led to the development of a program focused on elimination of social exclusion and marginalization in middle schools. She is a grant recipient in the eNgage program, financed by the Foundation for Polish Science. The grant supported “INKLA - Anti-Bullying Action Research" (www.inkla.pl) project, aimed at engaging youth in research teams that conducted qualitative research, related to peer relations at school. Currently she is working on the implementation of the “Drużyny anty-przemocowe” [Anti-violence Teams] project focused on activating bystanders of peer bullying. Together with students of the Katowice Faculty of Psychology, she is researching the phenomenon of cyber bullying and its prevention. She is the author and coauthor of numerous academic publications and handbooks.

She teaches social psychology, psychology of communication and relational psychology as well as qualitative research methods, at SWPS University in Katowice.

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