Agnieszka Sorokowska works at the Institute of Psychology (University of Wroclaw, Poland), where she is a head of the Smell and Taste Research Lab. Her previous affiliations include Technische Universitaet Dresden (Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Department of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine) and Gösta Ekman Laboratory at the Stockholm University. During her career, Agnieszka Sorokowska was a principal investigator in six research grants funded by Polish and international organizations.
She is an author or coauthor of 78 publications in international scientific journals (including Nature, Cognition, Hormones and Behavior or Science of the Total Environment). Her multidisciplinary research program relates mostly to evolutionary, cross-cultural and cognitive psychology, although many of her studies combine also other disciplines, like medicine, anthropology or neuroscience. Her scientific interests led her also to many isolated and remote places, like West Papua, Bolivian Amazon or Pacific Islands, where she conducted field research. She received several national and international scientific awards (including the International Society for Human Ethology's Linda Mealey Award).