Katarzyna Leśniewska-Napierała, PhD

Institute of the Built Environment
and Spatial Policy
Faculty of Geographical Sciences University of Lodz
Kopcińskiego 31 St., 90-142 Łódź (Poland), room 302
+48 42 635 45 73


  • PhD degree in geographical sciences - 2014, Faculty of Geographical Sciences, University of Łódź, title of doctoral thesis: Geographical-political aspects of the situation of Polish minority in Lithuania and Latvia after 1990
  • MSc of spatial management - 2009, Faculty of Geographical Sciences and Faculty of Management.
  • MSc of geography - 2009, (professional specialization: political geography and regional studies) Faculty of Geographical Sciences.
  • BA of geography - 2007, Faculty of Geographical Sciences.

Teaching fields

  • Social participation in spatial planning,
  • Geographic Information System - GIS
  • Computer Design and Graphics
  • Social and Economic Aspects of the Spatial Development Economy
  • National minorities in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Field Studies - Social and Economic Determinants in Spatial Economy
  • Regional Study Trip - Spatial Economy in Chosen European Region
  • Bachelor Seminar
  • Master workshops

Research fields

  • national and ethnic minorities, spatial economy, political geography.

Selected publications