Janka joined NTU in 2017. With previous experience of working in higher as well as secondary education, her role quickly expanded to include outreach, external engagement and employability support. Janka teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students alike and is particularly interested in developing the Department of Politics and International Relations offer of work-based learning.
Janka has an M.Litt in International Security Studies and a PhD in Terrorism Studies from the University of St Andrews. Before joining NTU, she worked at St Andrews University, volunteered in the Media and Public Diplomacy Department of the Polish Embassy in London, served as a Research Assistant to Sir John Dermot Turing and was a Deputy Head of Sixth Form at St Mary’s School in Cambridge.
Her research areas include:
- Political violence and terrorism
- International Security
- Culinary diplomacy
- Work-based learning in Politics and International Relations
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