Agnieszka Stępińska (Poland)

Agnieszka Stępińska, PhD hab., is Professor at the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Her main areas of research are political communication and journalism studies. She participated in several international research projects, including “Foreign News on TV” (2009 – 2013) and “Global Journalist of the 21st Century” (2012). She led a research group studying “Media Coverage of the Polish EU Presidency” (2010-2013), and led another team contributing to the international project “Journalistic Role Performance around the Globe”. She acted as vice-chair of work group 2 in COST Action IS1308 on “Populist Political Communication in Europe” (2014-2018), and she leads a national team working on populist political communication in Poland ( She serves on the editorial boards of the Central European Journal of Communication and Central European Political Studies.

More information can be found on her website.