Weronika Felcis (Orkisz)

Graduated from MA Sociology at the Jagiellonian University and has completed MA Social Research program at Warwick University in England.

In 2009, she completed an internship at the National Evaluation Unit, which resulted in subsequent collaboration in a number of research projects and publications. As part of the ERASMUS Practices program she was involved the assessment the strategic management of Latvia in cooperation with the Baltic Institute of Social Sciences. She completed two courses on the use of counterfactual methods in the analysis of public policies - in Turin (2013) and Trento (2014). She is  awarded with scholarship in the program "Society -Environment - Technology" from JU and since 2013 from the Polish -American Freedom Foundation in the "PhDo" project from STOCZNIA foundation.

Her research interests focus on the methodology of social science research, public sector innovation and engaged sociology. It combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience, which resulted in the participation in numerous research projects - both academic and on the public sphere. Her PhD concerns the impact of institutional development on innovativeness of territorial units in Poland.

Selected publications:

Weronika Felcis, Zuzanna Drożdżak, Patrycja Antosz, Utility as a criterion for the evaluation of public policies, Public Management, vol.1 (17) 2012, pp. 23-35.

Weronika Felcis, Zuzanna Drożdżak, Patrycja Antosz, Culture of evaluation in Poland, Public Management, vol.2 (18) 2012 , pp. 9-19.

Weronika Felcis, Zuzanna Drożdżak, Patrycja Antosz, Jarosław Górniak, Barbara Worek, Utility-based evaluation - the analysis of good governance principle in chosen OP, MRD Warsaw, 2010.

Weronika Felcis, Chapter on Greece: Evaluation of Cohesion Policy. Overview of practices, MRD Warsaw, 2013.

Weronika Felcis, Chapter on Denmark in: Evaluation of Cohesion Policy. Overview of practices, MRD Warsaw, 2013.

Weronika Felcis, Chapter on Cyprus: Evaluation of Cohesion Policy. Overview of practices, MRD Warsaw, 2013.

Weronika Felcis, Evaluation of the implementation cycle of public intervention in: Evaluation. Guidance for public employees (second edition revised), MRD Warsaw, 2013.

Selected projects:

2013 - Evaluation of Polish Educational Evaluation System

2012 - Monitoring of social enterprises in Lesser Poland - The third edition of research

2010 - Evaluation based on the study of usability. The analysis in the context of the implementation of the principle of good- governance, Ministry of Regional Development Grant Competition III " European Funds at National Cohesion Strategy "