Dr Aneta Piekut
Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences
0114 222 6288
Aneta joined the Sheffield Methods Institute as a Lecturer in Quantitative Methods in 2014. She received her PhD in Sociology in 2010 after defending her PhD thesis “Highly skilled foreign employees in transnational corporations in Warsaw” at the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Warsaw.
In 2005-2010 she was involved in comparative studies of international migration patterns in the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw. In 2010-2014 she worked as a post-doctoral researcher for LIVEDIFFERENCE research programme at the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, where she was responsible for secondary data analysis and mapping social diversity in Leeds and Warsaw, cross-sectional survey data investigation and conducting narrative interviews with Polish research participants.
Social diversity, attitudes and prejudice, highly skilled migration, ethnic minorities’ integration, socio-spatial segregation, urban sociology, quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Member of the Centre of Migration Research University of Warsaw (since 2005)
Member of Editorial Board of Central and Eastern European Migration Review (Book Review Editor)
Leader of “Diversity, Migration and Social Cohesion” (Div/Mig/Soc) research network
- Piekut A & Valentine G (2017) Spaces of encounter and attitudes towards difference: A comparative study of two European cities. Social Science Research, 62, 175-188. View this article in WRRO
- Harris C, Jackson L, Piekut A & Valentine G (2017) Attitudes towards the ‘stranger’: negotiating encounters with difference in the UK and Poland. Social & Cultural Geography, 18(1), 16-33. View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A & Valentine G (2016) Perceived Diversity and Acceptance of Minority Ethnic Groups in Two Urban Contexts. European Sociological Review, 32(3), 339-354. View this article in WRRO
- Mayblin L, Piekut A & Valentine G (2016) ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?. Sociology, 50(1), 60-76. View this article in WRRO
- Harris C, Jackson L, Mayblin, L, Piekut A & Valentine G (2015) ‘Big Brother welcomes you’: exploring innovative methods for research with children and young people outside of the home and school environments. Qualitative Research, 15(5), 583-599. View this article in WRRO
- Valentine G, Piekut A, Winiarska A, Harris C & Jackson L (2015) Mapping the meaning of ‘difference’ in Europe: A social topography of prejudice. Ethnicities, 15(4), 568-585. View this article in WRRO
- Valentine G, Piekut A & Harris C (2014) Intimate encounters: The negotiation of difference within the family and its implications for social relations in public space. Geographical Journal. View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A, Vieten Ulrike M. & Valentine Gill (2014) Seeking ‘the New Normal’? Troubled spaces of encountering visible differences in Warsaw. Polish Sociological Review(4). View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A (2014) Migration and modernisation - An alternative. polemic essay with Marek Okólski's article "modernising impacts of emigration". Studia Socjologiczne(1), 157-169. View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A (2013) You’ve got Starbucks and Coffee Heaven... I Can Do This! Spaces of Social Adaptation of Highly Skilled Migrants in Warsaw. Central and Eastern European Migration Review, 2(1). View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A, Rees P, Valentine G & Kupiszewski M (2012) Multidimensional diversity in two European cities: Thinking beyond ethnicity. Environment and Planning A, 44(12), 2988-3009. View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A & Grzymała-Kazłowska A (2007) Czy mamy juz w Polsce mala Ukraine i polskie Viettown? Spoleczno-przestrzenne wzory zamieszkiwania imigrantów w metropolii warszawskiej. Studia Lokalne i Regionalne, 4(30). View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A & Valentine G (2016) Unpacking Prejudice: Narratives of Homophobia in Cross-National Context In Vieten UM & Valentine G (Ed.), Cartographies of Differences. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 15-40). Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang.
- Piekut A (2012) Visible and Invisible Ethnic ‘Others’ in Warsaw: Spaces of Encounter and Places of Exclusion In Grubbauer M & Kusiak J (Ed.), Chasing Warsaw Socio-Material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990 Campus Verlag
- Piekut A, Górny A & Stefańska R (2012) From (many) datasets to (one) integration monitoring system in Poland? In Bijn R & Verweij A (Ed.), Measuring and Monitoring Immigrant Integration in Europe. Integration Policies and Monitoring Efforts in 17 European Countries
- Piekut A (2010) The social dimension of integration In Grabowska-Lusinska I, Okolski M, Gorny A & Lesinska M (Ed.), Immigration to Poland: Policy - Labour Market - Integration
- Piekut ANETA (2008) Wielość wymiarów – zatem jaka integracja? Przegląd tematyki i metod badań integracyjnych In Grzymala-Kazłowska A & Łodziński S (Ed.), Problemy integracji imigrantów koncepcje, badania, polityki Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
- Piekut A Stopping segregation: it’s not just where you live, it’s the places you go that matter.
- Piekut A You’re probably wrong, but there’s data to understand why.
- Piekut A Using Eurovision to explain sampling bias.
- Piekut A Revealed: the truth about ethnic diversity of neighbourhoods.
- Piekut A, Rees P, Valentine G & Kupiszewski M (2011) The tale of two cities: Diversity in Leeds and Warsaw. Working Paper of the University of Leeds, School of Geography, 11. View this article in WRRO
- Piekut A (2014) Book review: "Ethnic Diversity and Social Cohesion. Immigration, Ethnic Fractionalization and Potentials for Civic Action" by Merlin Schaeffer, Ashgate, 2014. Central and Eastern European Migration Review, 1(3), 137-140. View this article in WRRO