Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek

Danuta Życzyńska Ciołek

Research Topics:

  • biographical approach in sociology
  • life course studies
  • sociology of poverty
  • sociology of ageing
  • methodology of social sciences
  • social data archiving

Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek is a Research and Archiving Specialist at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IFiS PAN). She has been a member of the Polish Panel Survey (POLPAN) research team since 2012. She also works in the Qualitative Data Archive at IFiS PAN. In 2020, she defended at IFiS PAN her Ph.D. thesis entitled “Significant Life Events and Turning Points in the Biographies of the Oldest Respondents of the Polish Panel Survey POLPAN.”

Selected publications:

  • Życzyńska-Ciołek, Danuta, Marta Kołczyńska. 2020. “Does Interviewers’ Age Affect Their Assessment of Respondents’ Understanding of Survey Questions? Evidence From the European Social Survey.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research, edaa015, https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/edaa015
  • Życzyńska-Ciołek, Danuta. 2019. “The Experience of Systemic Transformation in Contemporary Biographical Narratives of Older Poles.” Qualitative Sociology Review 15(4): 20–45. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18778/1733-8077.15.4.02.
  • Filipkowski, Piotr and Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek. 2019. “From a Case to a Case Study—And Back, or on the Search for Everyman in Biographical Research.” Przegląd Socjologii Jakościowej 15(2):40–57. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18778/1733-8069.15.2.03.
  • Boruc, Weronika and Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek. 2018. “Panel Survey Dilemma: How to Implement the Results of Pre-Testing in Consecutive Waves?” ASK: Research & Methods 27(1): 3–22. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18061/ask.v27i1.0001.
  • Oleksiyenko, Olena and Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek. 2018. “Structural Determinants of Workforce Participation after Retirement in Poland.” Journal of Population Ageing 11(1): 83–103. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12062-017-9213-3.
  • Kiersztyn, Anna, Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek, and Kazimierz M. Słomczyński, eds. 2017. Rozwarstwienie społeczne: zasoby, szanse i bariery. Polskie Badanie Panelowe POLPAN 1998–2013 [Social Stratification: Resources, Opportunities, and Barriers. Polish Panel Survey POLPAN 1988–2013]. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo IFiS PAN.
  • Słomczyński, Kazimierz M. and Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, with Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek and Ilona Wysmułek, eds. 2016. Dynamics of Social Structure: Poland’s Transformative Years, 1988–2013. Warsaw, Poland: IFiS Publishers.