Olga is a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. She is a PI of “The Relationship between Social Movements and Political Parties for the Democratic Representation of Social Groups in Europe” project funded by Poland’s National Science Centre (UMO-2021/40/C/HS6/00229). She studies interactions between social movements and political parties, political representation of social groups, and political and social inequalities.

She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences). Olga cooperated with the Foundation “Open Society”, the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation and the Institute of World Policy (Ukraine), The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies and The Broker (The Netherlands), The Centre for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy (Hungary).

Recent publications:

  • Zelinska, Olga. 2023. “Influential allies and grassroots movement mobilization: Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013–2014”. International Sociology0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/02685809231166575
  • Zelinska, Olga and Dubrow Joshua K. 2022. “PaReSoGo: Dataset on party representation of social groups for 25 countries, 2002–2016”. Party Politics 28(1). doi:10.1177/13540688211023859
  • Zelinska, Olga. 2021. “How Social Movement Actors Assess Social Change: An Exploration of the Consequences of Ukraine’s Local Maidan Protests.” International Journal of Sociology 51(4), doi: 10.1080/00207659.2021.1910429

More information:

Olga’s CV

Google Scholar profile

Contact details:

SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities

Chodakowska 19/31

03-815 Warsaw Poland