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Dominika Proszowska

PhD researcher

Cubicus building, room C-315
Phone +31 53 489 7598/ 3280 
E-mail: Dominika Proszowska 


Dominika Proszowska (1992) is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow conducting her research at the University of Twente as part of a project looking at the Post-Crisis Legitimacy of the European Union (PLATO). PLATO is a European network of leading research universities and professionals from policy advice, consulting and civil society sectors. The innovative programme trains PhD researchers to contribute to solving key policy issues for Europe. Particularly, Dominika’s focus is on the political trust towards different levels of governance in the EU in the times of crisis. Dominika’s research is supervised by Prof. Bas Denters, Prof. Ramses Wessel, and Dr. Giedo Jansen from the Department of Public Administration at the University of Twente, and by Prof. Christopher Lord from ARENA Centre for European Studies at the University of Oslo.

Dominika graduated from the EU-JAMM Double Degree Programme and holds a Master’s Degree in European Studies from the Jagiellonian University in Poland (Magna Cum Laude, 2016), and MA in Political Science from Kobe University in Japan (2016). She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in European Studies at Jagiellonian University in Poland (Magna Cum Laude, 2014), with her research conducted mainly in Hungary at Corvinus Unviersity of Budapest (2012-2013) and Peter Pazmany Catholic University (2014).


  • Political trust
  • Citizens’ attitudes and orientations in multi-level governance systems
  • Democratic legitimacy in the EU