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Position and functions:

Assistant Professor at the Department of National Security of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków

Member of the Council of the Institute of Political Science and International Relations JU (term 2020-2024)

Supervisor of the National Security Students’ Association JU


PhD in Social Sciences (discipline: Political Science), Jagiellonian University in Kraków (2018)

MA in International Relations (specialisation: strategic studies), Jagiellonian University in Kraków (2012)

Scholarships and research stays:


Multinational Corps North-East (Szczecin, Poland), research stay

Military Training Centre for Foreign Operations (Kielce, Poland), research stay


CIMIC Centre of Excellence (the Hague, the Netherlands), research stay

Multinational CIMIC Group (Motta di Livenza, Italy), research stay


NATO Multimedia Library (Bruksela, Belgium), research stay

Antwerp University (Belgium), Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus+ scholarship (5 months)


NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Field Worker Course, Military Training Centre for Foreign Operations (Kielce, Poland)

Module on Common Security and Defence Policy, European Security and Defence College,Institute for Basic Officer Training, Theresian Military Academy in Wiener Neustadt (Austria)


Leader Development and Education for Sustained Peace Course, Centre for Civil-Military Relations, Naval Post-Graduate School, Monterey Bay, California, Jagiellonian University in Kraków


CIMIC Peacekeeping Intensive Training, Multinational CIMIC Group, (Motta di Livenza, Italy)

UniversitadegliStudi di Padova (Italy), Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies, Erasmus scholarship (5 months)

Membership in associations:

Member of the Polish International Studies Association


Lectures in the NATO CIMIC Field Worker Course conducted at the Military Training Centre for Foreign Operations (Kielce, Poland)

Coordination of the International Youth Meeting “Europe of Youth – Europe of Peace” (2014, 2015), a series of international projects co-financed by Polish Ministry of Defence and the Malopolska Provincial Office (grant no. 928001)


Armia w systemiebezpieczeństwanarodowego

Introduction to Political Science

Militarne strategie reagowania kryzysowego

NATO - historia- struktura- działanie

NATO - historia - struktura - działanie

Violence in International Relations

Introduction to Comprehensive Approach in International Armed Conflicts

Międzynarodowe stosunki militarne

Siły zbrojne RP 

Research interests:

International security

Critical military studies

Military sociology

Strategic culture

Military operations

NATO and EU military doctrines

Civil-military cooperation

Current research:

Principal investigator in the research project “The influence of roles of civil-military cooperation officers on the effectiveness of their mission in peacekeeping”, financed by the National Science Centre (grant no. 2015/17/N/HS5/00415)

Researcher in an international research project “Social cohesion: a comparative study of Polish-German and Polish-Ukrainian borderline”, financed by the Polish- German Foundation for Science and the Institute of European Studies of Jagiellonian University in Kraków



Training in Civil-Military Interactions: The Design and Challenges, Bezpieczeństwo: Teoria i Praktyka 36 (3), 2019, pp. 91-102.

Local Spoilers and Pathways to Reconciliation: The Polish Perspective on the Polish-Ukrainian Relations in the Borderlands (coauthor with Maciej Stępka and Marcin Zubek), Politicke Vedy 22 (4), 2019, pp. 8-32.

The Dynamics of the Contemporary Military Role: In Search of Flexibility, Annales UMCK Sectio K Politologia, 25(2), 2018, pp. 7-24.

Between NATO and UN: EU strategic culture and its approach to civil-military cooperation, Obrana a Strategie, 18(1), 2018, pp. 63-78.

NATO and EU approach towards civil-military relations in military operations, Polityka i Społeczeństwo, 2(12), 2014, pp. 125-140.

Does CIMIC make sense? Critical analysis of civil-military cooperation, BiuletynAnaliz Centrum Inicjatyw Międzynarodowych, 4/2014, pp. 17-23.

Economic downfall, democratic upswing? The role of economic crisis in the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Libya, BiuletynAnaliz Centrum InicjatywMiędzynarodowych, 2/2013, pp. 27-34.

DetonacjaRiala, czyli irański kryzys walutowy krok po kroku, Magazyn ARENA Sprawy Międzynarodowe, December 2012, pp. 4-7.


The “Polite Ones” in Peacekeeping: Canadian Civil-Military Cooperation, [in:] GrzegorzPożarlik (ed.), Joint Second Cycle Degree in International Relations: Europe from Visegrad Perspective On-line Reader, Kraków 2017, pp. 194-212.

ISIS/Daesh and Human Security in Europe [in:] Maciej Stępka, Marcin Zubek (eds.), Multidimensional Security. Essays on Global Issues and Challenges, Kraków 2016, pp. 45-68.

INGOs as a Contributor to Human Security: A Case Study of Rwanda and South Sudan [in:] GrzegorzPożarlik (ed.), Joint Second Cycle Degree in International Relations: Europe from Visegrad Perspective On-line Reader, Kraków 2015, pp. 87-105.

“Polski model” pojednania: pograniczepolsko-ukraińskie, [in:] Dariusz Niedźwiedzki (ed.), Pamięć i integracja społeczna na pograniczach, Kraków 2015, pp. 187-200.

NATO and the United Nations: A difficult friendship, [in:] Michał Matyasik (ed.), 15 Years of Polish Membership in NATO, Kraków 2014, pp. 99-110.

Scientific conferences:


III JagiellońskaKonferencjaBezpieczeństwa: Systemybezpieczeństwa: wymiarlokalny, regionalnyiglobalny, national conference at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, title:Współpracacywilno-wojskowa NATO w regionalnymsystemiebezpieczeństwa


Looking Backwards to Go Forwards? Europe at Crossroads, international conference atthe Newcastle University, title: NATO and the EU: Towards Civil-Military Relations in Military Operations


DevSec 2016: Development and Security in a Contemporary Conflict Zones Migration Crisis, Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities, international conference at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, title: The Theory and Practice of NATO Civil-Military Cooperation: Operational Identity of CIMIC


NATO Crisis Assessment and Management, international conference at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, title: Comprehensive Approach in NATO, UN and EU Documents

15 Years of Polish Membership in NATO. Experiences and Future Challenges, international conference at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, title: NATO and the UN: Fraternity and Friction

Social Cohesion: Comparative Study of Polish-Ukrainian and Polish-German Transborder Regions, international conference at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, title: Coexistence or Reconciliation? Intercommunity Relations in the Polish-Ukrainian Transborder Region


8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, international conference at the University of Warsaw, title: Cooperation vs. Competition: The Question of Comprehensive Approach within NATO’s Civil-Military Cooperation

Asia in 21st Century: Challenges, Dilemmas, Perspectives, international conference at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, title: Is the Society a Contradiction for the Military? The question of Civil-Military Cooperation in Iraq

The Past and Present of North America, national conference at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, title: The Polite Ones in Peacekeeping: Canadian Civil-Military Cooperation

Wielowymiarowośćbezpieczeństwa, national conference atthe Warsaw University of Life Sciences, title: Współpracadlabezpieczeństwa: współpracacywilno-wojskowa w peacekeepingu

Wschód – NieZawszeDaleki (II Edition), national conference atthe Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, title: Reconstructing Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Civil-Military Cooperation