Professor of Psychology

Institute of Psychology
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin



Institute of Psychology KUL
Al. Raclawickie 14
20-950 Lublin, Poland

Room C-329, GG-139

Office hours: Thursdays 9.30-10.30 GG-139



Research Interests

· personality psychology

· social psychology

· psychology of entrepreneurship
· work and organizational psychology
· psychological assessment


Research Gate

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Scientific Activity

- Director of the KUL Doctoral School

- Head of the Department of General Psychology, KUL Lublin

- Head of the Social Personality Psychology Lab

- Vice-President of the Committee on Psychological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences

- Associate Editor of Roczniki Psychologiczne/Annals of Psychology

- Associate Editor of Europe’s Journal of Psychology

- Editorial Board Member of Identity

- Editorial Board Member of Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement (specialty of Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics)

- Editorial Board Member of Social Psychological Bulletin

- Ad hoc reviewer for many journals including: Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Learning and Individual Differences, Journal of Creative Behavior, Journal of Happiness Studies, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Self and Identity, Psychological Reports, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management and Organization, International Small Business Journal, International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Small Business Journal, Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion, Journal of Social Sciences, Polish Psychological Bulletin, Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Europe’s Journal of Psychology, Online Journal of Education Research, Current Issues in Personality Psychology, Przegląd Psychologiczny, Studia Psychologiczne, Psychologia Społeczna, Psychologia Jakości Życia, Studia z Psychologii KUL, Polityki Europejskie Finanse i Marketing, Psychiatria Polska, Medycyna Pracy, Folia Psychologica.


Selected Research Programmes and Grants
·  Research project funded by the National Science Centre, Poland “Prosocial actions and personal resources: Longitudinal research”, grant no. DEC-2016/23/B/HS6/03885.  

·  Research project funded by the National Science Centre, Poland Multilevel analysis of entrepreneurial success, no. DEC-2013/10/M/HS6/00475.

· Research project funded by the Polish government: Personal and organizational characteristics related to training motivation

· Research project funded by the Polish government: Success in undertaking entrepreneurial activity by the unemployed and their beliefs
· Research project: Psychological determinants of training effectiveness
· Coordination of the international projects "Astra" and "M-Astra", Leonardo da Vinci programme, preparation of European electronic methods of assessment of entrepreneurs and managers competencies



2019 award of the Rector of Catholic University of Lublin

2018 team award of the Rector of The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin

2017 Silver Cross of Merit awarded by the Polish President

2011 award of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education

2011 award of the Rector of Catholic University of Lublin

2011 medal of the Komisja Edukacji Narodowej

2009 team award of the Rector of Catholic University of Lublin

2008 award of the Rector of Catholic University of Lublin

2003 team award of the Rector of Catholic University of Lublin


Lectures and Seminars
Psychometrics (lecture)
Social personality psychology (seminar)

Work and organizational psychology (seminar)

Positive psychology (lecture in English)


 Training Experience
· International Certificate in Training and Development of the Chartered Institute of Personel and Development, UK.
· Cooperation with OIC Poland Foundation, Lublin Business School - trainer and consultant.
· Trainer and lecturer in managerial postgraduate programmes, e.g. Master of Business Administration, Certificate in Management, Quality Management, Entrepreneurship.
· Designer and trainer of many programmes for small and medium size businesses developing communication, assertiveness, negotiations, managerial competence, personnel motivation and assessment, stress management.