Prof. Monika Całkiewicz

Department of Criminal Law
KU Professor

Professor Monika Całkiewicz teaches in the Department of Criminal Law. In 2012–2020, she was the Vice-Rector for Law Studies. She is a legal counsel and attorney at law. Professor Całkiewicz received her habilitation degree in legal sciences in 2021 from the University of Warsaw. In competitions organized by the Polish Forensic Association, she received awards for the best doctoral dissertation (2004) and the best habilitation (2012) in the field of forensic science. She is a specialist in criminal law, forensic science, and criminology. She trained in the Max Planck Institute in Germany (2009, 2010). In 2002–2011, she was an assessor and later a district prosecutor in the District Court of Warszawa-Mokotów. Since 2012, she has been a legal counsel. Since 2004, she has been a member of the Polish Forensic Association. In 2020, she was appointed to the Board of Editors in the International Association of Law Schools. Professor Całkiewicz authored many monographs, chapters in monographs, and articles, e.g. “Modus operandi sprawców zabójstw” (Modi Operandi of Homicide Perpetrators), “Kryminalistyczne badania patologicznego pisma ręcznego” (Forensic Research of Pathological Handwriting), and “Oględziny zwłok i miejsca ich znalezienia” (Inspection of Corpse and Its Location). In 2016–2020, she was the Vice-Dean of the Council of the Warsaw Bar Association, and since 2020 she is the Dean of the Council.