- contemporary Catholicism
- contemporary Islam and Muslims in the West
- identity and religious conversion
- relationship between mothering, motherhood and religion
- research methods
2020 – 2023 – “Religion, mothering and identity among young mothers - experiences of Catholic and Muslim women in Poland”, Grant NCN (SONATA) 2019/35/D/HS1/00181 – Principal Investigator (800,000PLN)
2021-2022 – “Whiteness in strategic identity performances of Polish female converts to Islam”, Collaborative International Research Grant, the American Academy of Religion’s International Connections Committee – Co-applicant/ Coordinator (5,000 USD)
2018 – 2021 – “Managing spoiled identity - the case of Polish female converts to Islam”, Grant NCN (OPUS) 2017/25/B/HS1/00286 – Co-applicant (250,000 PLN)
2011 – “Mixed heritage in Waltham Forest”, London Borough of Waltham Forest Council – PI (10,000 GBP)
2010-2011 - PhD Research Grant (N N106 054438) – Co-applicant (35,000 PLN)
2008 – Research stipend - the British –Polish Young Scientists Programme, British Council (WAR/342/114) – Co-applicant (5,000 GBP)
Joanna Krotofil ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2308-5329
Krotofil, J., Górak-Sosnowska, K., Abdallah-Krzepkowska, B. and Piela, A. (forthcoming). Being Muslim, Polish, and at Home – Converts to Islam in Poland. Journal of Contemporary Religion (accepted for publication in 2020).
Krotofil, J., Piela, A., Górak-Sosnowska, K. and Abdallah-Krzepkowska. B. (2021). Theorizing the Religious Habitus in the Context of Conversion to Islam among Polish Women of Catholic Background. Sociology of Religion, 82(3): 257–280.
Motak, D., Krotofil, J., Wójciak, D. (2021). The Battle for Symbolic Power: Kraków as a Stage of Renegotiation of the Social Position of the Catholic Church in Poland. Religions, 12 (8), 594.
Piela, A. and Krotofil, J. (2021). “I Discovered I Love to Pray Alone Too”: Pluralist Muslim Women’s Approaches to Practicing Islam during and after Ramadan 2020. Religions 12 (9), 784.
Krotofil, J., and Motak, D. (2018). Between traditionalism, fundamentalism and populism: a critical discourse analysis of the media coverage of the migration crisis in Poland. In (eds.) Ulrich Schmiedel and Graeme Smith, Religion in the European Refugee Crisis, London: Palgrave McMillan, pp. 61–85.
Krotofil J. (2014). Religia w procesie kształtowania tożsamości wśród polskich migrantów w Wielkiej Brytanii. Krakow: Nomos.
Krotofil, J. (2013). Religion, migration and dialogical self – new application of Personal Position Repertoire method. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 26(2), 1–14.
Eade, J., Krotofil, J. (2012). Religious Change in an Increasingly Multicultural Britain. In:W.H.M. Jansen and C. Notermans (ed.), Pilgrimage and Charismatic Worship among ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Poles. In: Gender, Nation and Religion in European Pilgrimage. 163-178. ISBN: 9781409449645
Krotofil, J. (2011). ‘If I am to be a Muslim, I have to be a good one’. Polish migrant women embracing Islam and negotiating their identity in dialog with self and others. In: K. Gorak- Sosnowska (ed.) Muslims in Poland and Eastern Europe: Widening the European Discourse on Islam. 154-168. ISBN: 978-83-903229-5-7
- Introduction to sociology of religion
- Qualitative methods in social science
- Introduction to qualitative and quantitative method in research on religion
- Contemporary religiosity and spirituality
- Islam and the West
- Religion and Multiculturalism