prof. dr hab. Jarosław Górniak
The founder of the Center for Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policies of the Jagiellonian University. Professor in social sciences specializing in social research methods, methodology for the evaluation and analysis of public policies, economic and organizational sociology, statistical data analysis and public policy in research, innovation and university sector. He has also a long record as a market researcher and business consultant as well as international consultant of the World Bank and UNDP.
Graduated from the Cracow University of Economics (in economics) and the Jagiellonian University (sociology). The head of the Department of Economic Sociology, Education and Social Research Methods. Since 2012 the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Jagiellonian University. He was a member and chair of Scientific Policy Committee at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland. Currently he is the president of the Council of the National Congress of Science, the advisory body to the Minister of Science and Higher Education to prepare a fundamental reform of higher education and academic research in Poland.