Katarzyna Kaczmarska is Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. Kasia’s research interests centre on knowledge construction among scholars and practitioners of international politics and the ways in which the socio-political context influences academic knowledge-making and use. She is the author Making Global Knowledge in Local Contexts: The Politics of International Relations and Policy Advice in Russia (Routledge 2020). Her work on International Relations theory, the sociology of IR knowledge and post-Soviet politics appeared in International Studies Review, Journal of International Relations and Development, International Relations and Problems of Post Communism, and in various edited volumes.
Prior to joining the University of Edinburgh, Kasia was Marie Curie Fellow at Aberystwyth University with an individual research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. At Edinburgh, she teaches courses on the politics of knowledge, IR theory and Russian foreign policy. Kasia is a member of the European Coordinating Committee for Academic Freedom Advocacy and the Academic Freedom and Internationalisation Working Group. She convenes the British International Studies Association's (BISA) Interpretivism in IR Working Group and is on the Global Epistemics book series Editorial Board.