Jolanta Aidukaitė

Jolanta AIDUKAITĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Welfare state; social policy; family policy; housing policy and urban movements.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 249 1601, email: jolanta.aidukaite@lstc.lt

Viktorija Baranauskienė

Viktorija BARANAUSKIENĖ

Junior researcher, PhD Student

Scientific interests

Geography of the population, sparsely populated areas of Lithuania, socio-spatial exclusion, change of network of public service infrastructure, peripheralization and metropolisation studies,  regional policy, regional differences.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: baranauskiene.viktorija@gmail.com

Inga Blažienė

Inga BLAŽIENĖ

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Employment and labour market policy, working conditions, social dialog, industrial relations.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 614) 93722, email: inga.blaziene@dsti.lt

Giedrė Blažytė

Giedrė BLAŽYTĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Contemporary migration processes; family migration; migration and gender; integration of beneficiaries of international protection; public attitudes towards migrants and beneficiaries of international protection.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: blazytegiedre@gmail.com

Rūta Brazienė

Rūta BRAZIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Labour market policy, the situation of young people, the elderly and the socially vulnerable in the labor market, the transition of young people from the education system to the labour market, insecure employment, general employment trends and quality of employment.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2503, email: ruta.braziene@dsti.lt

Donatas Burneika

Donatas BURNEIKA

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Regional and urban studies; regional development and regional policy; social and economic geography; migration, socio-spatial (socio-territorial segregation, suburbanization, peripheralization and metropolisation studies).

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: donatas.geo@gmail.com

Karolis Dambrauskas

Karolis DAMBRAUSKAS

Junior researcher, PhD Student

Scientific interests

Nationalisms; national minority policy;  national minorities;  anthropology of post-socialism; governmentality studies; land restitution.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: dambrauskas@ces.lt

Monika Frejutė Rakauskienė

Monika FRĖJUTĖ-RAKAUSKIENĖ

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Ethnicity, social inclusion and equal opportunities; ethnic, ethno-confessional identity; civic participation of ethnic minorities groups and non-governmental organizations; manifestations of ethnic intolerance and representation of ethnic groups in media discourse.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: monika@ces.lt

Vladimiras Gaidys

Vladimiras GAIDYS

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Public opinion surveys, political sociology, trust in institutions.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: vladas@vilmorus.lt

Inga Gaižauskaitė

Inga GAIŽAUSKAITĖ

Junior researcher, PhD Student

Scientific interests

Social research methodology and research ethics; democratization; social and political trust research; sociology of the way of life; academic integrity research.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: inga.gaizauskaite@lstc.lt

Margarita Gedvilaitė Kordušienė

Margarita GEDVILAITĖ-KORDUŠIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Population ageing, intergenerational relationships, family and migration, childlessness, family and gender policy.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: mgedvilaite@yahoo.com

Boguslavas GRUŽEVSKIS

Boguslavas GRUŽEVSKIS

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Employment, labour market, unemployment and its social consequences, labour market policy measures, unemployment insurance, activities of employment services, social dialogue, reducing poverty and social exclusion, regional social policy and social investment.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2113, email: boguslavas.gruzevskis@dsti.lt

Guobaite

Ramunė GUOBAITĖ-KIRSLIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Individual and collective labour law, legal regulation of working time, links between labour and social security law, employment law, industrial relations.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 684) 68901, Email: rguobaite@gmail.com

Diana Janušauskienė

Diana JANUŠAUSKIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Transitology; political parties; security; national minorities; discrimination; social research methodology.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: diana.janusauskiene@lstc.lt

Jolita Junevičienė-min

Jolita JUNEVIČIENĖ

Junior researcher

Scientific interests

Ageing society; social services; home care for the elderly; support for informal caregivers; links between formal and informal care.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 249 1601, email: jolita.juneviciene@lstc.lt

Elena Kocai

Elena KOCAI

Researcher

Scientific interests

Homelessness, sociology of deviance.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: elena.kocai@yahoo.com

Vita Kontvainė

Vita KONTVAINĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Sociology of education; children sociology; research of Roma ethnic group; theory of sociology and social  anthropology.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: vita@ces.lt

Edikas Kriaučiūnas

Edis KRIAUČIŪNAS

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Rural development; the transformation of rural areas; socio-demographic differentiation of rural spaces; development of accommodation services in rural areas; geography of settlements; regional geography; recreational geography.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: edis.geo@gmail.com

Sandra Krutulienė

Sandra KRUTULIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Quality of life research, quality of life of people with chronic diseases and their employment, integration of vulnerable groups into the labour market.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: sandra.krutuliene@dsti.lt

Lilija Kublickienė

Lilija KUBLICKIENĖ

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Research on democratization processes, civil society, equal opportunities, social inclusion, cultural research; local development.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: lilija.kublickiene@gmail.com

Liutauras Labanauskas

Liutauras LABANAUSKAS

Researcher

Scientific interests

International migration, social cohesion, national identity, youth, vulnerable groups, hate crime, social innovations.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: liutauras.labanauskas@gmail.com

Anna Lipnevič

Anna LIPNEVIČ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Inequality, social mobility, prestige of professions; housing policy, social housing; migration, diaspora organizations; lifestyle; health / medical tourism.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: anna.lipnevic@gmail.com

Darius Liutikas

Darius LIUTIKAS

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Tourism, sociology of tourism, sociology of leisure, cultural and religious tourism, pilgrimage, geography of tourism.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: darius.liutikas@gmail.com

Andrius Marcinkevičius

Andrius MARCINKEVIČIUS

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Research on ethnic identity; social inclusion of  ethnic minorities; history of ethnic minorities in the mass media; historical narrative and identity  construction in the public discourse.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: andrius@ces.lt

Aušra Maslauskaitė

Aušra MASLAUSKAITĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Family demography, families and inequalities, family and social mobility; gender relationships in the family and the labour market; parenthood: intergenerational relationships; family support policy, gender policy; comparative international studies.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: amaslauskaite@lstc.lt

Arvydas Virgilijus Matulionis

Arvydas Virgilijus MATULIONIS

Scientist emeritus

Scientific interests

Social stratification, sociology of culture, political sociology, sociology of education, life style.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: arvydas.matulionis@gmail.com

Rasa Miežienė

Rasa MIEŽIENĖ

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Labour market policy; working conditions; living standards and its measurement.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2434, email: rasa.zabarauskaite@dsti.lt

Sarmitė Mikulionienė

Sarmitė MIKULIONIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Demographic aging, social inclusion / exclusion of older people, loneliness, ageism, intergenerational solidarity.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: mikulioniene@lstc.lt

Julija Moskvina

Julija MOSKVINA

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Employment, employment policy, the measures of active labour market policy, the challenges of an aging society for the labor market, vulnerable groups in the labour market.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2235, email: julija.moskvina@dsti.lt

Aurelija Novelskaitė

Aurelija NOVELSKAITĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Sociology of gender: gender equality, gender in organizations, gender in professions; research ethics: RRI, academic integrity, organizational measures; social research methodology.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: aurelija.novelskaite@lstc.lt

Laima Okunevičiūtė Neverauskienė

Laima OKUNEVIČIŪTĖ NEVERAUSKIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Labour market, labour market policy, regional differentiation, integration and monitoring of target groups (vulnerable groups), social economy. 

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2235, email: laima.okuneviciute@dsti.lt

Vilana Pilinkaitė Sotirovič

Vilana PILINKAITĖ SOTIROVIČ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Gender and equality policies: critical frame analysis; social and political intersectionality; gender based violence.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: ces@ces.lt

Arūnas Pocius

Arūnas POCIUS

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Labour market’s situation analysis, regional internal and external migration of labour resources, shadow economic and illegal employment, general employment trends, changes of labour resources.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 275 2503, email: arunas.pocius@dsti.lt

Gintarė Pociūtė Sereikienė

Gintarė POCIŪTĖ SEREIKIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Spatial polarization, peripheries and peripherality, urban shrinkage, gated communities, gentrification and segregation in the cities.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: gintarei.pociutei@gmail.com

Gražina Rapolienė

Gražina RAPOLIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Cultural aspects of aging: identity, stigmatization, ageism, social exclusion in old age (especially social participation, loneliness, care), childlessness infertility, consumption.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: g.rapoliene@gmail.com

Gintaras Ribokas

Gintaras RIBOKAS

Researcher

Scientific interests

Rural development, regional geography, land use.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: gintaras.geo@gmail.com

Daiva Skučienė

Daiva SKUČIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Social policy and welfare state; well-being, income inequality and poverty, ageing society, social insurance and pensions.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 249 1601, email: daiva.skuciene@lstc.lt

Daumantas Stumbrys

Daumantas STUMBRYS

Researcher

Scientific interests

Demographic differentials, sociology of health, mortality differentials, alcohol control policy, illicit drug control policy.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: dstumbrys@gmail.com

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Eduardas Kęstutis SVIKLAS

Specialist

Scientific interests

Social processes management, social structure, processes of democratization, sociology of culture, social class structure of society; middle class, intergenerational social mobility.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: eduardas.sviklas@lstc.lt

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Simona ŠČERBINSKAITĖ

Junior researcher, PhD Student

Scientific interests

Development and transformation of rural areas, socio-demographic aspects; rural community organizations and activities; rural development policy.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: simonascerbinskaite@gmail.com

Kristina Šliavaitė

Kristina ŠLIAVAITĖ

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Socio-cultural identities; ethnicity and social inclusion; ethnic/national minority groups and equal opportunities; education and equal opportunities; anthropology of education.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: kristina@ces.lt

Irena Šutinienė

Irena ŠUTINIENĖ

Specialist

Scientific interests

Social memory studies (Lithuanian post-Soviet memory culture and narrative memory of socialism, generational memory), generational identity; ethnic and regional identity.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: irena.sutiniene@gmail.com

Meilutė Taljūnaitė

Meilutė TALJŪNAITĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Social stratification, middle class, European social integration, citizenship, national identity.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: taljunaite@gmail.com

Vaida Tretjakova

Vaida TRETJAKOVA

Junior researcher

Scientific interests

Sociology of families and intimate lives; (adolescent) fertility; childlessness; reproductive health; contraceptive practices; youth wellbeing; gender roles, relations and inequalities; sexuality education, reproductive health, fertility policies.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: vaida.tretjakova@gmail.com

Rūta Ubarevičienė

Rūta UBAREVIČIENĖ

Researcher

Scientific interests

Socio-spatial change, depopulation, internal migration, regional inequalities, social segregation, urban regions, post-socialist development, Big Data.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 211 3777, email: ruta.ubareviciene@gmail.com

Sonata Vyšniauskienė

Sonata VYŠNIAUSKIENĖ

Junior researcher, PhD Student

Scientific interests

Family policy, gender policy, gender (in)equality, problems and challenges of the paid parental leave system, social policy and welfare state.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: sbrazyte@gmail.com

Laimutė Žalimienė

Laimutė ŽALIMIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Labour force and occupational welfare of social services, social services for elderly and persons with disability, models of services integration.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 249 1601, email: laimazali@gmail.com

Karolis Žibas

Karolis ŽIBAS

Senior researcher

Scientific interests

Contemporary migration processes; social integration of immigrant groups; migration and migrant integration policies; ethnic structure of society; ethnic relations.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 272 2063, email: karolis@ces.lt

Alina Žvinklienė

Alina ŽVINKLIENĖ

Chief researcher

Scientific interests

Equality politics, gender studies, human rights, institutions, conflict resolution.

Contacts

Phone: (+370 5) 210 2071, email: alinazvin@gmail.com

Inga Blažienė

Inga BLAŽIENĖ

Vyresnioji mokslo darbuotoja

Kontaktai

Tel.: (8 5) 275 3568

El. p.: inga.blaziene@dsti.lt

Mokslinių interesų sritys

Užimtumo ir darbo rinkos politika, kolektyviniai darbo santykiai/socialinis dialogas, darbo sąlygos.

LSTC

Giedrė BLAŽYTĖ

Jaunesnioji mokslo darbuotoja

Kontaktai

Tel.: (8 5) 272 2063

El. p.: blazytegiedre@gmail.com

Mokslinių interesų sritys

Šiuolaikinės migracijos procesai; lyties aspektas migrantų integracijos procese; tarptautinės apsaugos gavėjų integracija; visuomenės nuostatos migrantų ir tarptautinės apsaugos gavėjų atžvilgiu.