ECSM Biographies

Below are the ECSM Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Keynote Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.

Conference and Programme Chairs

Key Note Speakers

Dr Iwona Leonowicz-Bukała is a Social media expert, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Media and Social Communication at the University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszow, Poland. Her current research interests focus on the issues of the contemporary digital media sphere – mediatization and digitalization of life, especially within the field of social media, and the problems of migration, gender, chronic illness management and higher education. A member of the international research team Covid G.A.P.  PI in the project Covid Gendered Academic Productivity – Polish Perspective. A Deputy Editor-in-chief of the journal „Social Communication. Online Journal” and a Deputy Head of The Committee of Research Ethics at UITM. An individual tutor at the UITM’s School of Leaders and the programme ‘Masters of Didactics’. ORCID: 0000-0003-3164-1209

Dr Anna Miotk is an assistant professor at the Department of Social Communication and Public Relations, Faculty of Journalism, Information and Bibliology at University of Warsaw. Her main research areas are the internet (especially social media), relations between the internet and society, and media influence. Since 2007, she has been cooperating with universities as an external lecturer, providing lectures and workshops in part-time and postgraduate studies. She has been working i.a. for SWPS University, Jagiellonian University, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Kozminski University. She also has practical work experience in media research and business communication. Since 2014, she has been working at Polish Internet Research as the communication director. She is also a business trainer, her competences are confirmed by the certificate of the House of Skills Trainers School. She provides training in the field of marketing and PR. Author of books, book chapters and articles in scientific and industry media, and a blog.


Mini Track Chairs

Workshop Faclitators