Adriana Mica

Adriana Mica is Assistant Professor and head of the Research Unit on Action and Consequences at the Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialisation, University of Warsaw. Her research  interests include sociology of possibility and ignorance, critical failure studies, theory of randomness, unintended consequences, and crisis management. She is the co-author of Ignorance and Change: Anticipatory Knowledge and the European Union Crisis (Routledge, 2021) and author of Sociology as Analysis of the Unintended: From the Problem of Ignorance to the Discovery of the Possible (Routledge, 2018). She is currently working on a co-authored book – The Imaginary of Failure: Coming to Terms with Contingency and Inequality in Policymaking (with Mikołaj Pawlak and Paweł Kubicki). As well as co-editing Routledge International Handbook of Failure: Critical Perspectives from Sociology and other Social Sciences (with Anna Horolets, Mikołaj Pawlak, and Paweł Kubicki, Routledge, forthcoming).

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