about me

Polish by birth, European by conviction. Proud representative of the Erasmus generation. Graduate of Humboldt University in Berlin. PhD in media and communication. Based in Brussels.

Interests: discourse analysis, political communication, photography, foreign affairs: Eastern Partnership, South Caucasus, Western Balkans.

Languages: Polish, English, German, Russian, French.



since July 2018: European Commission, DG NEAR, Financial Assistance Officer responsible for Armenia (2018-2021), and Bosnia and Herzegovina (since 2022)

Sept 2011 – June 2018: European Parliament (Belarus and EaP)



PhD in linguistics (media and communication), University of Wrocław, Poland (2020)

M.A. American Studies, Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany (2009)

B.A. Economics, University of Wrocław, Poland (2009)

B.A. English Philology, University of Wrocław, Poland (2006)

International Baccalaureate School in Wrocław, Poland (2003)



What should be Europe’s reaction to Belarus’ parliamentary elections?” Katoikos.eu, Oct 6, 2016.

A credible and independent media is the best way to counter Russia’s information strategy in the EU.” LSE European Politics and Policy blog. May 5, 2016.

EU’s Future Support to Belarus Should be Conditional and based in deliverables.” Visegrad Insight. Feb 26, 2016.

A window of opportunity: where now for EU-Belarus relations?” LSE European Politics and Policy blog. Feb 20, 2016.

Katarzyna Sobieraj, Willem Joris, Liina Puustinen, and Leen d’Haenens. “Walka o euro: metafory i ramy metaforyczne w informacjach prasowych na temat kryzysu w strefie euro.”tekst i dyskurs – text und diskurs 8 (2015), s. 213-233.

Willem Joris, Liina Puustinen, Katarzyna Sobieraj &Leen d’Haenens. ”The Battle for the Euro: Metaphors and Frames in the Euro Crisis News.” In Robert G. Picard, ed. The Euro Crisis in the News: Journalistic Coverage of the Economic Crisis and European Institutions. London: I.B. Tauris, July 30, 2015.

The Rhetoric of Freedom in the US Presidential Campaign 2008. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbruecken, Germany: April 29, 2012.(M.A. thesis)

”The Post 9/11 Dystopia. The Representation of the World in 24.” in: Dallman, A., Isensee, R., Kneis, P. (eds.) Envisioning American Utopias: Fiction of Science and Politics in Literature and Visual Culture. Conference Volume. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, 2011. pp. 129-140.

“Identity and Online Self-representation in Second Life.” Literatur und Wissenschaft im Unterricht, Vol I, 2009, pp. 67-78.