Michał Krzyżanowski (MA, PhD, Dr. Habil.) is since 2013 the Chair in Media and Communication Studies at Örebro University, Sweden.
He also holds a research appointment as a Chair in Communication & Media at the University of Liverpool, UK, and in 2018–19 he is also Albert Bonnier Jr. Guest Professor in Media Studies at the Department of Journalism, Media & Communication, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Michał Krzyżanowski is one of the leading and key internationally acclaimed experts in critical discourse studies. His main areas of interest are in political, policy and organizational communication as well as in media and journalism. He is particularly known for his work on right-wing populism, politics of exclusion and anti-immigration rhetoric as well as for his research on neoliberal discourses and dynamics of democracy in the context of socio-political transformations. He is also widely recognized for his work on methodological innovations in qualitative research, including discourse-ethnographic analysis of organizational and journalistic practices or discourse-conceptual analysis of dynamics of policy and political discourse.
Krzyżanowski is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Language and Politics, a leading international and interdisciplinary journal specialized in critical analysis of political communication, media discourse and public language. He is also a co-editor of the book series Bloomsbury Advances in Critical Discourse Studies. He sits on a number of editorial boards of such leading journals as Critical Discourse Studies and Social Semiotics and of transdisciplinary book series including DATA Browser.
For a number of years, Krzyżanowski has also been a core faculty member at the Summer Schools in Methods and Techniques of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) where he teaches very popular courses on Analysing Discourse & Politics attended by PhDs and junior scholars from across the world.
Michał Krzyżanowski also acts regularly as an expert for various European research councils including the Economic and Social Research Council (UK); National Programme for the Research in Humanities & National Science Centre (Poland), National Research Foundation (South Africa); and Volkswagen Stiftung (Germany). He is also a recurrent panel member at the Norwegian Research Council (Norway).