Agnieszka Kubal is a Lecturer at the Department of Social Sciences, University College London. She is a sociologist and migration studies scholar. She was educated in Krakow, Exeter and Oxford, with a postdoctoral spell at Harvard. Her D.Phil. looked at Polish migrants' experiences of the British legal environment post-2004 EU enlargement and was later published. Agnieszka's most recent research projects focused on human rights and access to justice for migrants and refugees in Russia, the third largest destination for migrants globally. She is a member of the Socio-Legal Studies Association and author of numerous publications in high-ranking journals, such as Law and Society Review, Law and Social Inquiry, and Migration Studies.