Mariusz Granosik- Representative from European Region

Profile Details

Name: Mariusz Granosik


Position within Board of Directors and Terms of Serving:

Member of IASSW Research Committee, Member of IASSW International Project Committee

Affiliation and Position (other than IASSW):

Head of the Department of Social Pedagogy and Social Rehabilitation, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Łódź, Poland

Membership of organisations (other than IASSW):

EASSW (v-ce President)

Polish Association of Schools of Social Work (Treasurer)

Sozialwissenschaftliche Literatur Rundschau (Scientific Board)

Social Pedagogy Association (member)

Educational Qualification/s: (Degrees):

MA and PhD in Sociology, Habilitation (postdoc) in Social Pedagogy

Languages written and spoken: Polish, English, German

Interest Areas (social work teaching, research and practice): critical social pedagogy; governmentality studies; community work; empowerment; urban regeneration (social revitalisation); deliberative and non-deliberative democracy; radical social work; interpretive methods of social research: Critical Discourse Analysis, Conversation Analysis, Participatory Action Research.

Current Activities (social work teaching, research, practice, others):

Teaching: Interpretive Methods of Social Research, Participatory Action Research, Social Problems in Public Discourse

Action Research: Micro-scale Revitalization of Backyards (disadvantaged neighborhoods in Urban Regeneration Process), Understanding Homelessness, Street Working, T-Factor: Unleashing future-facing urban hubs through culture and creativity-led strategies of transformative time.