Wojtek Kniec

Wojciech Kniec, Professor of Rural Sociology, Head of the Rural Sociology Department, Institute of Sociology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. His main areas of scientific interest are related with sustainable rural development, especially with sustainable agriculture, rural social and cultural revival processes and the sustainability of the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy. He is also an active member of NGO’s dealing with rural development, including Local Action Groups and Rural Revival Associations. He works as an expert for the EU Committee of Regions, the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, regional governments and local associations.

E-mail: kniec@umk.pl