Karolina Borońska-Hryniewiecka is a professor of political science at the Institute of Political Science and a member of the Jean Monnet Chair of the University of Wrocław. Her research interests revolve around the topics of the European Union institutional reform and democratic legitimacy with the special focus on the role of parliamentary actors in EU policy-making.
In the past she has been a visiting fellow at the Centre d’études européennes et de politique comparée of the Sciences Po (2019-2020), visiting lecturer at Université Paris Assas (2018, 2020), postdoctoral lecturer at the Masaryk University (2014-2015) and Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (2012-2013). She also headed the EU Programme at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (2016-2018).
As a visiting fellow at CESSP, she collaborates with Guillaume Sacriste and Antoine Vauchez within the research project on political preferences of members of parliaments towards EU economic governance and institutional reforms.

Selected publications

Articles in peer reviewed journals

  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2021) Accountability Revisited : Parliamentary Perspectives on the Inter-Parliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination, and Governance, Politics and Governance, Vol. 9 Issue 3,
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K., Grinc, J. (2021) Actions speak louder than words ? The untapped potential of V4 parliaments in EU affairs, East European Politics and Societies, online first :
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2021) Beyond Legislative Veto Power : The Transformative Effects of the Early Warning System for Subsidiarity Control Ten Years Down the Line, Política y Sociedad, 58(1),
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) Differential Europeanization ? Explaining the impact of the Early Warning System on subnational parliaments in Europe, European Political Science Review, 9(2), 255-278,

Chapters in international monographs

  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2019) The Polish Parliament and the Scrutiny of Brexit in Poland, (Eds.) Thomas Christiansen, Diane Fromage, Brexit and Democracy. The role of national parliaments and citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, 155-178
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2017) From the EWS to the green card for national parliaments : hindering or accelerating the EU lawmaking ? (Ed.) Davor Jancic, National Parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty and the Euro Crisis : Resilience or Resignation ? Oxford University Press, 247-261
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2016) A new player in the ’multi-level parliamentary field’. Cooperation and communication of regional parliaments in the post-Lisbon scenario, (Eds.) Anna Jonsson Cornell and Marco Goldoni, National and Regional Parliaments in the EU-Legislative Procedure Post-Lisbon : The Impact of the Early Warning Mechanism, Bloomsbury Publishing, 137-154
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K., Monaghan E. (2016) The European Citizens’ Initiative as Democratic Legitimacy Enhancing Tool : Towards a Broader Conceptualization, (Ed.) Beatriz Perez de las Heras, Democratic legitimacy in the European Union and global governance. Building a European Demos, Palgrave Macmillan, 41-64


  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K. (2021) Parlamenty narodowe w systemie politycznym Unii Europejskiej. Role, ambicje i ograniczenia (National parliaments in the political system of the European Union. Roles, ambitions and limitations), Warszawa : Wydawnictwo Naukowe SCHOLAR, s. 268
  • Borońska-Hryniewiecka, K (2016) Multilevel governance and regional empowerment. Basque Country in the European Union, Centre for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno (USA), pp. 270