Karolina Wigura is a sociologist, historian of ideas, and journalist. She is member of the Kultura Liberalna Foundation Board and assistant professor at Institute of Sociology, University of Warsaw. She studied philosophy, sociology, and political science at the University of Warsaw and Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich. In 2016–2018he co-directed the Polish Programme at St. Antony’s College at Oxford University, entitled “Knowledge Bridges: Poland—Britain—Europe”. She was awarded a visiting fellowship at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna and a Marshall Memorial Fellowship. She publishes in The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Journal of Democracy, The Neue Zürcher Zeitung, taz, The Guardian, and many other press outlets. Most recently, she co-edited a collection of texts about Poland’s politics after 2015 “The End of The Liberal Mind: Poland’s New Politics”.