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Dr Kasia Jezowska

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Kasia Jezowska is a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, where she develops teaching and research programme in history and theory of design. Her academic interests centre on the 20th century social and cultural history. 

She earned her doctorate in History from the University of Oxford where she researched the intersection between political and design narratives during Cold War. Her doctoral research formed the backbone of...view more

Kasia Jezowska is a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, where she develops teaching and research programme in history and theory of design. Her academic interests centre on the 20th century social and cultural history. 

She earned her doctorate in History from the University of Oxford where she researched the intersection between political and design narratives during Cold War. Her doctoral research formed the backbone of a thematic exhibition Back to front. Polish exhibition on show, which was presented in the Triennale Design Museum in Milan in April 2018. Currently she is working on a manuscript of her first book that explores the process of formation of Poland's national identity at the international exhibitions during the Cold War period.

Before joining UNSW in the early 2019, she worked as an Associate Lecturer at the University of the Arts, London across Central Saint Martins, London College of Communication and Chelsea College of Art and was a Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art.


My Qualifications

  • DPhil History, University of Oxford
  • MA Curating Contemporary Design, Kingston University & Design Museum London
  • MA History of Art, University of Łódź, Poland

My Research Supervision


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Kasia welcomes applications for MA and PhD topics related to design history and theory, Cold War culture, exhibitions histories, modernism, design. 


My Teaching

Design History and Theory

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