Jakub Krzeski

Jakub Krzeski (1991), PHD is an assistant professor at the Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Nicolaus Copernicus University and researcher at the Scholarly Communication Research Group. He received his degree in 2021 defending his dissertation “A philosophical account of metrological conflict in the field of science evaluation” at the Faculty of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University. His research interests focus on the social theory of quantification, critical theory and political ontology. Here, at SCRG he is currently carrying out a research project entitled “Struggles over measures: The case study of research evaluation in biology in Poland in the 1990–2020 period” funded by the National Science Centre. Together with Dr. Krystian Szadkowski, he is preparing a scholarly monograph on Marxist critique and its relevance to the study of capitalist transformations of contemporary institutions of science and higher education, which will be published in 2022 by Springer in the series Debating Higher Education: Philosophical Perspectives.

Research interests: evaluation studies, political economy of higher education, critical university studies, social theory, social philosophy of quantification

Email: j.krzeski@umk.pl

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Selected publications:

Krzeski, Jakub (2021) How to imagine a non-capitalist measure? Going beyond the value production with Spinoza’s concept of expression, Critique 49(3-4): 325-342.

Szadkowski, Krystian and Jakub Krzeski (2021) The common good and academic freedom in Poland, Higher Education Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.1111/hequ.12349.

Piekarska, Anna and Jakub Krzeski (2021) Imagination as crisis: Spinoza on the naturalisation and denaturalisation of capitalist relations, Historical Materialism, https://doi.org/10.1163/1569206X-12341968.

Szadkowski, Krystian & Jakub Krzeski (2021) The future is always-already now: Instituent praxis and the activist university, Policy Futures in Education 19(5): 554-567.

Szadkowski, Krystian and Jakub Krzeski (2019). In, Against, and Beyond: A Marxist Critique for Higher Education in Crisis. Social Epistemology 33(6): 463-476.

Szadkowski, Krystian and Jakub Krzeski (2019). Political ontologies of the future university: individual, public, common. Philosophy and Theory in Higher Education 1(3): 29-49.

Krzeski, Jakub (2017) Overcoming a Crisis of Imagination: The University and its Futures, Cadernos CIMEAC 2(7): 204-212.