Kazimierz M. Slomczynski, Director of CONSIRT
Kazimierz M. Slomczynski is Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology, OSU and Professor Dr. Hab. at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is a leading expert in the methodology of cross-national research, and of longitudinal studies. Professor Slomczynski directs the Polish Panel Survey POLPAN 1988-2013, a unique longitudinal study on the transformation of the Polish stratification system after 1989. He also directs the Harmonization Project, which involves the ex-post harmonization of cross-national survey data sets from 1966 to 2014. Substantively, Professor Slomczynski’s areas of expertise are Social Stratification, Occupations and Work, and Political Sociology.
Irina Tomescu-Dubrow, Program Manager
Irina Tomescu-Dubrow received her PhD from the Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University. She is Associate Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences. She co-directs, with Prof. Slomczynski, the OSU Study Abroad Program in Poland. Her work includes research in social stratification, ethnicity, structural change, cross-national methodology, and political sociology.
Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow, Projects and Labs Coordinator
Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow received his PhD from Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University. He is Professor at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences and member of the Executive Committee of the Committee on Political Sociology (International Sociological Association and International Political Science Association). His research interests are in social stratification, political inequality, intersectionality, and interdisciplinarity, among others.
The Steering Committee provides CONSIRT administration with professional advice and guidance on strategy design and supports them in identifying means to achieve CONSIRT’s objectives.
The composition of the Steering Committee reflects CONSIRT’s strive for excellence in both methodological and substantive research, as well as its focus on interdisciplinarity:
J. Craig Jenkins, Professor, Department of Sociology, OSU, and Chair of the CONSIRT Steering Committee
Claudia Buchmann, Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology, OSU
Andrzej Rychard, Professor and Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology PAN
Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Vernal Riffe Professor of Political Science, Professor of Sociology, and Divisional Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Denise Bronson, Professor and Associate Dean, College of Social Work, OSU
John Casterline, Professor, Department of Sociology, and Director of the Institute for Population Research, OSU
Richard Herrmann, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, OSU
Edward Crenshaw, Associate Professor, OSU
Marta Kolczynska, The Ohio State University
Malgorzata Mikucka, University of Mannheim, Germany
Olena Oleksiyenko, IFiS PAN
Francesco Sarracino, STATEC, Luxembourg
Peter J. Tunkis, The Ohio State University, OSU
Kinga Wysienska-Di Carlo, Albert Shanker Institute, USA
Illona Wysmulek, IFiS PAN