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PhD Monika Szkarłat

PhD Monika Szkarłat
Assistant Professor
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Office hours schedule - spring semester:

Wednesdays, 13.00-16.00.

Room 5.05


Głęboka 45

Personal information

Work experience:

2023-2026 - Member of the Committee on Polar Research, Polish Academy of Science

2023-2026 - Member of the Social&Human Working Group (SHWG), International Arctic Science Committee (IASC).

2023-2026Delegate to the Board of the Polish Polar Consortium.

2022 - Centre of AI and Computer Modelling - team member.

2021 - present - EU-PolarNet2 Polar Expert Group Member.

2018 - present - expert in NAWA. 

2017-present - Expert in the working group on regional smart specializations strategy for Lubelskie Region (area of expertise: bioeconomy in food sector).

2017-present - Active cooperation with the LkBio Lubelskie Biotechnology Cluster

2017 - present - Expert in the Smart Growth Operational Programme 2014-2020, National Centre for Reseach and Development

2017 - present - Horizon 2020 projects' evaluator (Social challenges)

2007-13, 2015-present - Erasmus + coordinator for international relations, political science, security studies

01/10/2011–present - Assistant professor, researcher Department of International Relations, Political Science Faculty, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

01/10/2003-2011 - Teaching assistant, Political Science Faculty, MCSU


Education and training:

10/2017–12/2017 - Basis of finances and accounting, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland

01/10/2012–30/06/2013 - Postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Law Institute, Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Krakow (Poland)

01/10/2003–11/06/2010 - PhD, Political Science Faculty, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Lublin (Poland)

01/10/1998–10/07/2003 - Master of arts in political sciences


Scientific Activity

Research areas:
- bioeconomy models in the world - comparative studies; bioeconomy governance in the European

- science diplomacy;
- modern biotechnology - legal and social dimension;
- intellectual property law.


Research grants:

01/10/2022-2026 - member of the research team in OPUS 22 NCN nr 2021/43/B/HS5/01638. Project title: Science diplomacy in the Northern Europe.

06-07/2022 - research project under the NAWA bilateral exchange programme for Poland and the Czech Republic nr PPN/BIL/2020/1/00092, project title: Science diplomacy in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic - the case of the Czech Republic.

12/12/2020-08/2022 - Miniatura 4, NCN (2020/04/X/HS5/01249), project title: Diplomacy for science in the EU - the case of Germany.

01/02/2020-01/07/2020 - Visegrad International Fund - research stay. Project title: 'Diplomacy for science in the EU - the case of the Czech Republic'; Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

03/2019-06/2019 - French Government Research Grant: Diplomacy for science in the EU - the case of France, SciencePo Lille.
01/10/2010-30/06/2011 - postdoc research grant: "Biotechnologies and the right to adequate food", Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Norway; financed by EEA/Norwegian Financial Mechanism;
05/2009-09/2010 - Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education research grant, No. NN
116250936. Project title: Genetically Modified Food as a Factor of International Relations;
30/09/2009-03/11/2009 - research visit at the Institute for Global and International Studies, the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington D. C., USA;
05/2009 - Launched a joint research project (Food and Gender Faculty, Hohenheim University,
Germany and Human Rights Center, Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland) entitled “The Human Right to Food and Adequate Nutrition: Building Curriculum and Research Approaches";
2002 - Robert Bosch Foundation grant for a two-months traineeship in the Group of
Greens/European Free Alliance (office of Mercedes Escherer, Deputy to the European Parliament) and in the Lubelskie-Podlaskie Euro Office in Brussels.

Memberships and affiliations:
2015 - present - vice-president of the Polish Association of European Studies (Lubelskie region);
2015 - present - Geography Association in Poland;
2014 - present - EkoLubelszczyzna Association;
2006-2009 - International Studies Association;
2004-2008 - Polish Political Science Association;

Selected publications:

For the updates go to: Monika Szkarłat (
1. M. Szkarlat, Genetically modified food in international relations, UMCS Publishing House, Lublin 2011. (in Polish)
2. P. Tosiek, M. Wicha (Szkarlat), European Parliament. Political and Legal Study, Lublin 2007.
3. M. Wicha (Szkarlat), Social Preferences of European Integration Vision Based on the Analysis of Support for the Constitution for Europe, [in:] European Union and Poland Towards Integration Dilemmas in the Dawn of 21st Century, ed. by M. Stolarczyk, Toruń 2006, p. 49-70. (in Polish)
4. M. Wicha (Szkarlat), European Community Regulations in the Area of Research, Production, and Trade of Transgenic Food, “European Studies" 2008, No. 2, p. 118-144. (in Polish)
5. M. Wicha (Szkarlat), Developing Countries Dilemmas Towards Genetically Modified Food, [in:] New World Order Creation in the Beginning of 21st Century, ed. by A. Chodubski, M. Malinowski, E. Polak, P. Trawicki, Foundation for Gdansk University Development, Gdansk 2007, p. 134-144. (in Polish)

6. M. Wicha (Szkarlat), Genetically Modified Food as Transnational Corporations' Field of Interest, [in:] Postwestphalian World Order, ed. by M. Pietraś, K. Marzęda, UMCS Publishing House, Lublin 2008, p. 442-458. (in Polish)

7. M. Wicha (Szkarlat), Social Perception of Genetically Modified Food – selected states analysis, “Pulawski Journal" 2010, Issue 151 (in Polish).
8. M. Szkarlat, The Contribution of Genetically Modified Food to the Realization of the Right to
Adequate Food, "Nordic Journal of Human Rights"2013,Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 4-27.
9. M. Szkarlat, Biotechnology as a Subject of International Regulations, [in:] Economic and Social Dimension of Biotechnology, ed. by T. Twardowski, PWN Publishing House, Warsaw 2011, p. 121-170.
10. M. Szkarłat, Genetically Modified Food Global Governance - Theoretical Approach, [in:] Issues in International Politics, Economy, and Governance, ed. by Yannis A. Stivachtis & Christopher Price, ATINER 2014, p. 237-250.
11. M. Szkarłat, The Human Rights Interdependence - Right to Adequate Food Case, "Annales
Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska. Sectio K. Politologia" 2014, Vol. XXI, Nr. 2, p. 65-84.
12. M. Szkarłat, Agrobiotechnology as a Factor of the Right to Adequate Food Realization, [in:]
Economic Security from Political Science Perspective - Selected Topics, ed. by K. M. Ksiezopolski, K. Pronińska, ELIPSA Publishing House, Warsaw 2012, p. 107-125.
13. M. Szkarłat, The consumers' right to information – genetically modified food case, [in:] New
Technologies as a Factor of International Relations, M. Szkarłat, K. Mojska (eds.), Cambridge
Scholars Publishing 2016, p. 311-331.
14. M. Szkarłat, K. Mojska, Introduction, [in:] New Technologies as a Factor of International Relations, ed. by M. Szkarłat, K. Mojska, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2016, p. xi-2.
15. M. Szkarłat, Economic wars - food dimension, [in:] The Contemporary economic and trade wars, ed. by J. Płaczek, Defin Publishing House, Warsaw 2015, p. 189-220.
16. M. Szkarłat, Risk Governance of GMOs in the European Union, "TEKA, Polish Commission of
Political Sciences and International Relations" 2015, No. 10/1, p. 121-142.
17. M. Szkarłat, The Europeanization of agricultural policy, [in:] The Europeanization of public policies in Poland, ed. by R. Riedel, Opolski University Press, 2016, p. 113-134.
18. M. Szkarłat, Bioeconomy in the EU's and Polish policy, [in:] The European integration. Main
research areas, ed. by K. Wojtaszczyk, J. Tymanowski, P. Stawarz, Warsaw University Press,
Warsaw 2015, p. 387-402.