r Patricia Kaszynska is a Senior Researcher at ResPublica. Her current research interests lie in the field of education and skills policy, culture and sport, as well as capabilities and behaviour change. She is also interested in the role of the arts in promoting political engagement. Prior to joining ResPublica Patricia conducted research in higher education policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of the Arts London. Previously Patricia worked for Demos and the Fabian Society and held the role of parliamentary researcher. Prior to entering the world of public policy she completed her PhD (DPhil) investigating the political significance of the aesthetic domain at the University of Oxford, where she also taught aesthetic theory. Besides the PhD she holds an MSt with Distinction from Oxford and a First Class Degree in Philosophy and Art History from University College London. Patricia is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.