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Maria is a PhD researcher at the Department of Law, working under the supervision of prof. Deirdre Curtin. Her research interests include data protection, governance, and the law of new technologies. Currently, she investigates enforcement of the GDPR by national data protection authorities, focusing on the effectiveness of the cooperation and consistency mechanism. 

Before joining the EUI, Maria worked as the Press Officer at the European Parliament. She holds a Master’s degree in law (long-cycle programme) and a Bachelor’s degree in Polish linguistics from University of Warsaw.  She studied at the College of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (MISH UW).

Ph.D. research: “Referees or Rambos? Cooperation between the National Data Protection Authorities in the European Union”

From December 2020 until May 2021 Maria is on intermission from the EUI, working for NOYB –  European Center for Digital Rights in Vienna.