Beata Sokolowska received her PhD in Social Sciences from Trinity College Dublin in 2014. Her doctoral thesis focused on the cultural integration of Polish immigrant teenagers in Ireland. Her key area of interest lies in the sociology of migration. Her more recent work includes studies on transnational migration, support measures for immigrant children, and cultural and religious diversity in Irish schools. She is also an active member of the European Sociological Association (ESA), and board member of ESA RN35 Sociology of Migration.