Dr Miroslaw Boruta


(born on 21st November 1960 in Cracow) – Polish sociologist, social activist and Senior Lecturer at the Pedagogical University in Cracow. His major field of specialisation is the history of social thought as well as political and family sociology. In 2011, in the annual ranking of lecturers carried out by the ‘Dlaczego’ magazine and the ‘ocen.pl’ website, he was  announced the fifth best lecturer in Poland and the first in Cracow.

He is the author of several dozen scientific publications, including books: ‘Wolni z wolnymi, równi z równymi. Polska i Polacy o niepodległości wschodnich sąsiadów Rzeczypospolitej’ (Cracow 2002) and ‘Nazwisko: tożsamość i więzi rodzinne. Interdyscyplinarne konteksty socjologii rodziny’ (Cracow 2008).