Dorota Habrat holds a Ph.D in criminal law.
In 2003 she graduated from the University of Rzeszow majoring in Faculty of Law. In June 2007 she defended doctoral thesis at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University on Faculty of Law and Administration in Warsaw. In 2007 she started lecturing in the Department of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure in University of Rzeszow. She currently lectures criminal law and selected issues and specific parts of the criminal law and the doctrine of punishment. Her research interests focus on the criminal corporate liability and criminal law protection of individuals with disabilities.