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Dr. Marcin Stępniak
Department of Urban and Population Studies, GIS and Cartography Workgroup
Office 349
Phone +48 226978849
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Education

  • 2005–2009 – PhD studies: the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS (IGiPZ PAN) (doctoral dissertation: Spatial deconcentration of Warsaw housing resources in the years 1945-2008; IGSO PAS: 2011)
  • 2006-2007 - E-Urbs European Master in Comparative Urban Studies, obtaining a Master’s diploma from the Faculty of Sociology, University of “Carlo Bo”in Urbino and from the Faculty of Sociology Bicocca University in Milan (master’s thesis entitled Deconcentration process and residential mobility in Barcelona and Warsaw metropolitan areas)
  • 1998-2004 – Master degree studies: University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies (master’s thesis: Economic cooperation between the Andean countries as exemplified by Peru, Bolivia and Chile)

Academic career and degrees

  • 2011: Phd in Earth Sciences
  • Since 2009 at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Research interests

  • Accessibility and transport
  • GIS software in spatial analyses (TransCad, ArcGIS, MapInfo, MapBasic)
  • Urban geography (socio-spatial structures, housing, spatial development)

Selected publications

  • Rosik Piotr, Stępniak Marcin, Komornicki Tomasz: The decade of the big push to roads in Poland: impact on improvement in accessibility and territorial cohesion from a policy perspective - Transport Policy 2015, 37 - s. 134-146
  • Stępniak Marcin, Rosik Piotr: Accessibility improvement, territorial cohesion and spillovers: a multidimensional evaluation of two motorway sections in Poland. - Journal of Transport Geography 2013, 31 - s. 154-163
  • Marcińczak Szymon, Gentile Michael, Stępniak Marcin: Paradoxes of (post)socialist segregation: metropolitan sociospatial divisions under socialism and after in Poland. - Urban Geography 2013, 34 3 - s. 327-352
  • Milbert Antonia, Breuer Ina Marie, Rosik Piotr, Stępniak Marcin, Velasco Xabier: Accessibility of services of general interest in Europe. - Romanian Journal of Regional Science 2013, 7 - s. 37-65.
  • Marcińczak Szymon, Musterd Sako, Stępniak Marcin: Where the grass is greener: Social segregation in three major Polish cities at the beginning of the 21st century. - European Urban and Regional Studies 2012, 19, 4 - s. 383–403
  • Stępniak Marcin: The spatial deconcentration of housing resources in Warsaw in the years 1945-2008. - Geographia Polonica 2012, 85 1 - s. 67-80

Other important research projects

Selected research projects 2007-2011

Other activities

Training programs

  • 2007 and 2010 – research training program at the University “Carlo Bo” Urbino (in urban studies).
  • 2007 – research training program at the Universidad de Barcelona (in urban studies)
  • 2006 – “summer school” under the framework of E-Urbs studies (Urbino, Italy)
  • 2003 – scholarship at Universidad Castilla La Mancha (campus Albacete, Hiszpania) under the framework of the SOCRATES ERASMUS programme

Other projects

Publications

Books, reports | Articles, chapters, papers and others | Abstracts, reviews, notes | Documentation studies | Maps, atlases | Popular science publications

Books, reports

Articles, chapters, papers and others

Abstracts, reviews, notes

  • Geurs K., Moya Gomez B., Stępniak M., Pritchard J., 2016, Spatio-temporal inequalities in job accessibility in the Netherlads, Transport Infrastructures for better Accessibility, Equity and Territorial Cohesion. NECTAR Joint Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 International Workshop, 20-21 October, Warsaw, Poland, Instytut Geografii i Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania PAN; Ministerstwo Rozwoju, Warszawa, s. 9.
  • Rosik P., Komornicki T., Stępniak M., Goliszek S., Śleszyński P., Pomianowski W., Kowalczyk K., 2016, Implementing model of accessibility potential: monitoring and evaluation of efficiency and equity as an effect of road and railway development in Poland, Transport Infrastructures for better Accessibility, Equity and Territorial Cohesion. NECTAR Joint Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 International Workshop, 20-21 October, Warsaw, Poland, Instytut Geografii i Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania PAN; Ministerstwo Rozwoju, Warszawa, s. 11.
  • Rosik P., Stępniak M., Komornicki T., 2015, The evaluation of the impact of construction of motorways and expressways in Poland in the years 2004-2015 on accessibility and cohesion, Challenges for the New Cohesion Policy 2014-2020. An academic and policy debate. Abstract Book, European Commission, RSA, Latvijas Universitate, Riga, s. 52-53.
  • Stępniak M., Rosik P., 2014, Accessibility impact of a decade of development of the Polish road network, IGU 2014 Book of Abstracts, IGU, Cracow, 1 s.
  • Stępniak M., 2009, Networks, governance and economic development. Bridging disciplinary frontiers. M.J. Aranguren Querejeta, C. Iturrioz Landart, J.R. Wilson (red.). Cheltenham, UK, - Northampton, MA, USA 2008, Przegl. Geogr., 81, z.2 s. 294-296.
  • Stępniak M., 2006, Cities of Europe. Changing Context, Local Arrangements, and the Challenge to Urban Cohesion. Y. Kazepov (ed.), Malden-Oxford-Carlton 2004, Przegl. Geogr., 78, z.2 s. 289-292.

Documentation studies

  • Stępniak M., 2007, E-Urbs - Europejskie studia magisterskie z zakresu miejskich badań porównawczych. Nowatorski sposób nauczania, Przegl. Geogr., 79, z.1 s. 157-162.
  • Stępniak M., 2005, Ogólnopolska konferencja "Sieć metropolii spoiwem rozwoju Polski i Europy - metropolie RP w Narodowym Planie Rozwoju", Warszawa, 28-29 IV 2005 r, Przegl. Geogr., 77, z.4 s. 584-586.

Maps, atlases

  • Komornicki T., Śleszyński P., Siłka P., Stępniak M., 2011, Transport accessibility in voivodship cities, 2008 [mapa], OECD urban policy reviews Poland 2011, OECD, [B.m.], s. 77.
  • Komornicki T., Stępniak M., 2010, [3 mapy], Ekspercki projekt Koncepcji Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania Kraju do roku 2033. P. Korcelli et al, Studia, 128, KPZK PAN, Warszawa,
  • Stępniak M., 2008, Rumunia półtora roku po akcesie, Geogr. w Szk., 61, nr 3 s. 29-26.