Włodzimierz Wesołowski#


Włodzimierz Wesołowski

Email:wesolowski 'at' vp.pl
Membership Number:1438
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:POLAND
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:wwesolowski
Elected:1993
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1952 B.A. in Sociology, University of Łódź
  • 1954 M.A. in Philosophy, University of Warsaw
  • 1961 Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • 1964 Dr. hab. in Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • 1954-64 Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • 1964-68 Associate Professor and Chair of General Sociology. Department of Economics and Sociology, University of Łódź.
  • 1968-82 Associate Professor, and subsequently Professor Chair of General Sociology, Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • 1972-80 Professor and Head of the Section of Social Structure, Institute of Philosophy of Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • 1974-81 Deputy Director for Scientific Research. Institute for Fundamental Problems of Marxism-Leninism, affiliated to the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers Party
  • 1980-99 Professor, since 1991 Head of the Section on Structures of Power, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences (since 1999 Professor Emeritus active in research projects)
  • 1993-to present Professor of Sociology at the Graduate School for Social Research affiliated to IFiS PAN
  • 1995-to present Professor of Sociology at Collegium Civitas. An Independent School in Warsaw


Fields of Scholarship

  • Class structure
  • Social stratification
  • Social change
  • Postcommunist transformation)
  • Political sociology
  • Political elites
  • Political parties)


Honours and Awards

  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (since 1988).
  • Member of the Academia Europaea (since 1989).
  • Doctor honoris causa, University of Helsinki, Finland (granted 1989).



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