dr Marcin Grabowski

Marcin Grabowski, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University of Krakow and the Director of the International Security and Development Program (ISAD).

Marcin has graduated in International Relations from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He studied at Columbia University in the City of New York (School of International and Public Affairs), George Washington University in Washington (Sigur Center for Asian Studies), and University of California, San Diego, where he completed the Global Leadership Institute program. He has prepared a Ph.D. dissertation The United States and the Economic Integration of the Pacific Rim since 1989, with a Special Focus on APEC and ASEAN, awarded in Jozef Kukulka Contest for the Best Dissertation Dealing with the Theory of International Relations.

Marcin’s research interests focus on the Asia-Pacific Rim, especially institutional arrangements of the region (APEC, ASEM, ASEAN, EAS, ARF, SAARC), American and Chinese foreign policies, theories of IR and the International Economics. He conducted his research i.a. at Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy in Seoul, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies of the Waseda University in Tokyo, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (EABER) in Canberra, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen, Berkeley APEC Study Center or Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. He was teaching at numerous universities, including Manipal University (India), University of Calcutta (India), Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain), Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), University Colllege Cork (Ireland). He served as an advisor to the Polish Minister of Higher Education and Science – in the framework of the Young Scholars’ Council (2011-2013).

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • International Studies Association – member of International Political Economy section and Global Development section - since 2013
  • European International Studies Association – since 2013
  • Central and East European International Studies Association – since 2012
  • Polskie Towarzystwo Studiów Międzynarodowych [Polish Association for International Studies] – Secretary of local branch in Krakow, deputy chairman of the Asian Studies’ Section -  since May 2010
  • Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Politycznych [Polish Political Science Association] – Treasurer of the local branch in Krakow, since April 2008
  • Jagiellonian University SYLFF Fellows Association – Treasurer, since March 2008

Research Grants/Fellowships/Visiting Professorship:

  • Visiting Professor, University College Cork, Department of Government and Politics, course: International Relations in the Asia-Pacific - in the framework of Erasmus Plus (September 2018);
  • Polish National Science Center grant (SONATA scheme) for a project– Northeast Asian Community in the Context of Cooperation and Competition of Regional Powers 2017-2020 – it enabled inter alia research at the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat in Seoul and the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as Korea Institute of International Economic Policy – KIEP (June 2017, June-July 2019), and Berkeley APEC Study Center at the University of California, Berkeley (April 2018) – other research stays (China, Japan, Korea – forthcoming);
  • Visiting Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, course: Asian Political Economy - in the framework of Erasmus Plus (November 2017);
  • Visiting Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Departamento de Ciencia Política y Relaciones Internacionales, seminar: Populism and Foreign Policy: Case Studies of Poland and The United States – in the framework of Erasmus Plus (September 2017);
  • Jagiellonian University Young Researchers Grant to serve as a Visiting Scholar at Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. (February-March 2017);
  • Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Poland, project title: Centers of Polish and Eastern European Studies on Asian Universities, visiting professor at the Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta (India), series of lectures: Poland's Policy Towards Asia: New Trends and Prospects (September 2016).
  • Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Poland, project title: Centers of Polish and Eastern European Studies on Asian Universities, visiting professor at the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University (India), series of lectures: Poland in Transition: Foreign Policy Orientations (November 2015).
  • Jagiellonian University Young Researchers Grant for a short visiting research at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University, Washington D.C. (February-March 2015).
  • Jagiellonian University Young Researchers Grant for a short visiting research at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen (research conducted November 2014).
  • Jagiellonian University Young Researchers Grant for the library query at United Nations Economic and Social Commission for East Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok (September 2014).
  • Japan Foundation Grant for a Research at Waseda University in Tokyo (January-March 2012).
  • Polish National Science Center grant for a project Institutional Architecture of the Asia-Pacific – Current State and Development Prospects – July 2011-August 2015 – it enabled inter alia research at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore (May-July 2012) and at the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, Australian National University in Canberra (June-August 2013).
  • Jagiellonian University Young Researchers Grant for the Research at the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy in Seoul (research conducted August-September 2011).
  • Ph.D. research grant from Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, May 2008-June 2009 – it enabled research at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore) – August-September 2008 and Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University, November-December 2008.
  • Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund enabled research at the University of California, San Diego, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, May-July 2006         
  • Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund covered research at the Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, January – May 2004;

Selected publications:

Editorial Series:

  • A. Mania, M. Grabowski (series editors), International Relation in Asia, Africa and the Americas: Politics, Economy, Society – Transdisciplinary Perspectives, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, since 2018: https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/IRA

Books:

  • M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz (eds.), Application of International Relations Theories in Asia and Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 338.
  • A. Mania, M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz (eds.), Global Politics in the 21st Century: Between Regional Cooperation and Conflict, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 309.
  • M. Grabowski, P. Laidler (eds.), Global Development Policy in the 21st Century: New Challenges, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2018, pp. 282.
  • A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul (red.), Problemy regionalne Azji, Afryki i Bliskiego Wschodu u progu XXI wieku, Rambler, Warszawa 2018, ss. 278 [A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul (eds.), Regional Problems of Asia, Africa and the Middle East at the beginning of the 21st Century, Rambler, Warszawa, pp. 278].
  • M. Grabowski, Rywalizacja czy integracja: Procesy i organizacje integracyjne w regionie Azji i Pacyfiku na przełomie XX i XXI wieku, Księgarnia Akademicka, Kraków 2015, ss. 312 [M. Grabowski, Cooperation or Competition: Integration Processes and Organizations in the Asia-Pacific at the Turn of 20th and 21st Centuries, Ksiegarnia Akademicka, Krakow 2015, pp. 325]
  • M. Grabowski, K. Kozak, G. Toth (eds.), The United States as a Divided Nation: Past and Present, Peter Lang GmbH, Frankfurt am Main 2014, pp. 320.
  • M. Grabowski, Wiek Pacyfiku: Polityka Stanów Zjednoczonych wobec regionu Azji i Pacyfiku po 1989 r., Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2012 [M. Grabowski, The Pacific Century: U.S. Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region since 1989, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2012].
  • M. Grabowski, P. Laidler (eds.), The World in Economic Crisis: Remarks from the SYLFF Community, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2012, pp. 141.
  • M. Grabowski (red.), Stosunki międzynarodowe we współczesnym świecie: regiony i problemy, Goblin Studio, Kraków 2011 [M. Grabowski (ed.), International Relations in the Contemporary World: Regions and Problems, Goblin Studio, Krakow 2011].

Scholarly Journal Articles:

  • Attracted by the Dragon or the Eagle? Will China or the U.S. Prevail in the Asia-Pacific in the 21st  Century?: Review Essay of Enrico Fels Shifting Power in Asia-Pacific: The Rise of China, Sino-US Competition and Regional Middle Power Allegiance,"Politeja", vol. 5, issue 50, 2017, pp. 325-336.
  • M. Grabowski, S. Wyciślak, Problem of Contagion in Complex Systems, „Jagiellonian Journal of Management”, vol. 1, no. 2, 2015, pp. 105-118.
  • Korean Unification Prospects and the United States’ Policy, "Ad Americam", vol. 14, 2013, pp. 37-49.
  • The U.S. and China in Africa – Conflict or Collaboration, "Ad Americam", vol. 12, 2011.
  • Stany Zjednoczone w regionie Azji i Pacyfiku – cele i założenia polityki po 1989 r., "Politeja", nr 14, 2011 [The United States in the Asia-Pacific – Aims and Objectives of American Policy since 1989, "Politeja", vol. 14, 2011].
  • The Asia-Pacific Community – Conditions, Feasibility and U.S. Role, "Ad Americam", vol. 11, 2010.
  • Koncepcja biegunowości w systemach międzynarodowych regionu Azji i Pacyfiku, "Politeja", nr 12, 2009. [The Concept of Polarity in International Systems of the Asia-Pacific, "Politeja", vol. 12, 2009].
  • The Main Dimensions of Sino-American Relations 1989-2001, "Ad Americam", vol. 6, 2005.

Book chapters:

  • M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz, Can We Apply Western IR Theories in Asia and Africa?, in: Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Application of International Relations Theories in Asia and Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 11-22.
  • M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz, Western IR Theories: Analytical Patterns, in: Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Application of International Relations Theories in Asia and Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 25-58.
  • M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz, Ways of Application of Western IR Theories in Asia and Africa, in: Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Application of International Relations Theories in Asia and Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 59-92.
  • IR Theory Development in Asia, in: M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz (eds.), Application of International Relations Theories in Asia and Africa, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 93-117.
  • A. Mania, M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz, Introduction: Regional Problems of Asia, Africa and Europe, in: Andrzej Mania, Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Global Politics in the 21st Century: Between Regional Cooperation and Conflict, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 7-11.
  • M. Grabowski, Regionalism: Cooperation and Conflict, in: Andrzej Mania, Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Global Politics in the 21st Century: Between Regional Cooperation and Conflict, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 15-24.
  • M. Grabowski, J. Stefanowski,  Regional Integration in Central Asia in the Shadow of Sino-Russian Rivalry, in: Andrzej Mania, Marcin Grabowski, Tomasz Pugacewicz (eds.), Global Politics in the 21st Century: Between Regional Cooperation and Conflict, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2019, pp. 69-108.
  • M. Grabowski, P. Laidler, Global Development Policy in the 21st Century: Introduction, in: Marcin Grabowski, Paweł Laidler (eds.), Global Development Policy in the 21st Century: New Challenges, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2018, pp. 7-16.
  • M. Grabowski, P. Laidler, The Economic and Political Dimensions of Development in the 21st Century, in: Marcin Grabowski, Paweł Laidler (eds.), Global Development Policy in the 21st Century: New Challenges, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2018, pp. 17-33.
  • M. Grabowski, S. Wyciślak, The Impact of the Asian Economic Crises 1997-1998 and 2008-2009 on Regional Security and Development, in: Marcin Grabowski, Paweł Laidler (eds.), Global Development Policy in the 21st Century: New Challenges, Peter Lang Verlag, Berlin 2018, pp. 37-61.
  • A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul,  Regionalizm w Azji, Afryce i na Bliskim Wschodzie, w: A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul (red.), Problemy regionalne Azji, Afryki i Bliskiego Wschodu u progu XXI wieku, Rambler, Warszawa 2018, ss. 11-27 [A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul, Regionalism in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, in: A. Mania, M. Grabowski, J. Mormul (eds.), Regional Problems of Asia, Africa and the Middle East at the beginning of the 21st Century, Rambler, Warszawa, pp. 11-27].
  • Korean Role in Northeast Asian Community Formation: Economic vs. Ideational Factors, in: O. Barbasiewicz (ed.), Postwar Reconciliation in Central Europe and East Asia: The Case of Polish-German and Korean-Japan Relations, Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag, 2018, pp. 123-146.
  • M. Grabowski, T. Pugacewicz, Is Trans-Pacific Partnership a Challenge for Transatlantic Relations?: A Comparative Analysis of TPP and TTIP in the Context of the US Global Role, in: M. Zachara (ed.), Poland in Transatlantic Relations after 1989: Miracle Fair, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, pp. 86-124.
  • M. Grabowski, S. Wyciślak, Contagion and Self-Learning in Asian Economic Crises 1997-1998 and 2008-2010: Case Study of Malaysia, in: B. Drelich – Skulska, A. H. Jankowiak, S. Mazurek (eds.), Dimensions of Regional Processes in the Asia- Pacific Region, Research Papers no. 413, Publishing House of Wrocław University of Economics, Wrocław 2015.
  • Instytucjonalizacja współpracy regionalnej Azji i Pacyfiku, w: A. Jarczewska, J. Zajączkowski (red.), Region Pacyfiku w latach 1985-2015: Przykład ciągłości i zmiany w regionalnym systemie międzynarodowym, Wydawnictwo Naukowe „Scholar”, Warszawa 2015, ss. 152-174. [Institutionalization of Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific, in: A. Jarczewska, J. Zajączkowski (eds.), Asia-Pacific Region 1985-2015: Change and Continuity in the Regional International System, Scholar, Warszawa 2015, pp. 152-174.]
  • The Role of Transnational Integration in Forming of Northeast Asian Community, w: B. Skulska, A.H. Jankowiak, S. Mazurek (eds.), Redefinition of the Role of Asia-Pacific  region in the Global Economy, Research Papers of Wrocław University of Economics, Publishing House of Wroclaw University of Economics, Wrocław 2014.
  • Andrzej Mania, Marcin Grabowski, Role Departamentu Stanu w polityce USA wobec Chińskiej Republiki Ludowej w okresie pierwszej kadencji prezydenckiej Baracka Obamy (2009-2013), w: M. Pietraś, H. Dumała, B. Surmacz, A. Ziętek (red.), Teoria i praktyka stosunków międzynarodowych: Dziedzictwo intelektualne profesora Ziemowita Jacka Pietrasia, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin 2014, ss. 389-404. [Andrzej Mania, Marcin Grabowski, U.S. Department of State in the U.S. Policy towards the People’s Republic of China in the First Barack Obama Presidential Term (2009-2013), in: M. Pietraś, H. Dumała, B. Surmacz, A. Ziętek (eds.), Theory and Practice of International Relations: Intellectual Heritage of Professor Ziemowit Jacek Pietras, University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska Press, Lublin 2014, pp. 389-404].
  • Czy Azja Wschodnia jest gotowa na wspólną walutę?, w: J. Marszałek Kawa, R. Gawłowski (red.), W kierunku nowego ładu gospodarczego – rola Azji w XXI wieku, Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek, Toruń 2014, ss. 93-117 [Is East Asia Ready for a Common Currency?, in: J. Marszalek-Kawa, R. Gawlowski (eds.), Towards a New Economic Order: Role of Asia in the 21st Century, Adam Marszalek Press, Torun 2014, pp. 93-117].
  • Rola polityki zagranicznej Japonii w procesach integracyjnych w Basenie Pacyfiku, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem APEC, w: M. Chorośnicki et al. (red.), Nowe strategie na nowy wiek: Granice i możliwości integracji regionalnych i globalnych, Krakowska Oficyna Naukowa Kontekst, Kraków 2013, ss. 333-344 [The Role of Japanese Foreign Policy in Integration of the Asia-Pacific, Focusing on APEC, in: M. Chorośnicki et al. (eds.), New Strategies for a New Century: Options and Limits for Regional and Global Integration, Kontekst, Kraków 2013, pp. 333-344].
  • Monetary Integration in Europe and Asia and Economic Crises, in: M. Grabowski, P. Laidler (eds.), The World in Economic Crisis: Remarks from the SYLFF Community, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2012, pp. 57-73.
  • Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement jako szansa na zmianę pozycji USA w architekturze regionalnej Azji i Pacyfiku, w: J. Marszałek-Kawa (red.), Azjatyckie życie gospodarcze na początku XXI wieku, Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek, Toruń 2012, ss. 46-76 [Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement as a Prospect for Change of the U.S. Role in the Asia-Pacific Regional Architecture, in: J. Marszałek-Kawa (ed.), Asian Economy in the Beginning of the 21st Century, Adam Marszalek Press, Toruń 2012, pp. 46-76].
  • Will Trans-Pacific Strategic Partnership Agreement increase the competitiveness of the Asia-Pacific region?, w: B. Skulska, A. Jankowiak (eds.), Faces of Competitiveness in Asia Pacific, Publishing House of Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw 2011.
  • Rola Korei w Polityce USA wobec Azji Wschodniej po 1989 r., W. Bernacki, A. Walaszek (red.), Amerykomania II, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2012 [Korea’s Role in the U.S. Policy towards East Asia since 1989, in: W. Bernacki, A. Walaszek (eds.), Amerykomania II, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2012].
  • Perspektywy przekształceń struktury instytucjonalnej regionu Azji i Pacyfiku w świetle propozycji australijskiego premiera Kevina Rudda, w: Wartości azjatyckie: polityka i prawa człowieka, Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek, Toruń 2010. [Prospects of Asia-Pacific Institutional Architecture Transfomation in the Light of Kevin Rudds Proposal, in: Asian Values: Politics and the Human Rights, Adam Marszalek Press, Torun 2010].
  • Rola Stanów Zjednoczonych w Systemie Regionalnym Azji i Pacyfiku w początkach XXI w., w: J. Marszałek-Kawa (red.), Znaczenie państw azjatyckich we współczesnym świecie, Wydawnictwo Adam Marszałek, Toruń 2008. [U.S. Role in the Regional System of Asia-Pacific at the Dawn of the 21st Century, in J. Marszalek-Kawa (ed.), Significance of Asian Countries in the Contemporary World, Adam Marszalek Press, Torun 2008].
  • Selected Problems of the U.S. Foreign Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region after 1989, in: A. Mania, P. Laidler, Ł. Wordliczek (eds.), U.S. Foreign Policy: Theory, Mechanisms, Practice, Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow 2007.

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