Karol Olejniczak is an associate professor of public policy at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland, and co-founder of the Polish policy research company Evaluation for Government Organizations (EGO s.c.). He was an Ostroms' Policy Analysis Workshop fellow (2006), Kosciuszko Foundation fellow (2012), and Fulbright fellow (2021).
Dr. Olejniczak’s work focuses on the intersection of policy design and evaluation, and the use of evidence in decision making. In his research and teaching, he utilizes games, experiments, and behavioral design. He has published the six-volume series Ministerstwa Uczace Sie (Learning Ministries), and articles in scientific journals such as the American Journal of Evaluation, Policy Design and Practice, and Policy and Politics.
Dr. Olejniczak earned a B.A. in international relations from the University of Warsaw, an M.A. in European public affairs from Maastricht University, an M.A. in spatial economics from University of Warsaw, his PhD in management from Kozminski University, and his habilitation in public policy from Warsaw School of Economics.