Agnieszka Nitza-Makowska (Ph.D.) is an assistant professor and supervisor of Asian Studies in Collegium Civitas. She graduated from Collegium Civitas in Warsaw (MA) and Tischner European University in Cracow (BA). As a Socrates/Erasmus grant-holder, she studied international relations at Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, the United Kingdom. Her Ph.D. thesis entitled Political Conditions of Democracy in India and Pakistan – Comparative Analysis (in Polish), defended at Polish Academy of Sciences, was based on her own research, conducted among Pakistani and Indian political elites. She made a study visit to SciencesPo in Paris (Project co-funded by the European Social Fund). In Collegium Civitas, she teaches following courses Asia and its Regions in the Contemporary World, BA Seminar, International Relations Workshop (in Polish), Analysis of Current International Affairs, and Strategic Games. She also lectures at Pakistan Study Centre (University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan) and the University of the Third Age (Warsaw University). She presented papers at international conferences dedicated to Asia (Educating Women for Peace and Democracy, European Parliament, Brussels, May 2017; Cracovian Asian Conference, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, April 2017). She published in “Securitologia” (in English) and “Finance Newspaper” (“Gazeta Finansowa” in Polish). She is a member of the European Association for South Asian Studies.