Elżbieta Foltyniak is responsible for the discourse and media analysis, data collection, and mapping the love theme in both the official and grassroots discourses.

She studied ethnology and cultural anthropology, graduated in Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University. Her master thesis in anthropological linguistics was focused on the language of values in the polish postcommunist context.

Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in the Doctoral School in the Humanities of the Jagiellonian University in the field of Studies on Cultures and Religions.