Michał Stambulski is a postdoctoral researcher at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands and executive director at the Centre for Legal Education and Social Theory at the University of Wrocław, Poland. He was a visiting scholar at the Faculty of Law of the University of New South Wales, Australia and Oñati International Institute of Sociology of Law, Spain.
Michał did his master’s degree both in law and philosophy and holds a doctorate in legal theory from the University of Wrocław. From 2015 to 2020 he was working as an attorney in Poland with his practice focusing on cooperative and corporate law, civil representation, and pro bono cases in the area of freedom of expression and artistic freedom.
His research interest includes philosophy of politics and constitutionalism, legal theory and legal education. He is the author of the book “Wiadomość od cesarza. Pojęcie prawa w teorii analitycznej i postanalitycznej” (in Polish, Scholar 2020) on the concept of law in postanalytical legal theory. He is also co-author of three reports from empirical studies conducted on different stages of legal education in Poland. His recent publications deal with the problems of constitutional populism, legal mobilization, and strategic litigation in Central and Eastern Europe. During his time at the Jean Monnet Center, Michael will work on a project on the intersection of constitutionalism and the sociology of legal knowledge.