Chair in National Security

The area of research interests

The Chair in National Security is a unit established on 1st January 2015 (as the Department). It was created after a group of academics specialising in national and international security, regional conflicts, strategic studies and law of armed conflicts separated from the Chair in International Relations and Foreign Policy.

The Chair in National Security is responsible for the teaching programme at the National Security field of studies, the research in the discipline of security studies and international relations studies, cooperation with the students interested in security issues, in particular with the National Security Student Association JU, but it is also responsible for the cooperation with external stakeholders working in the sector of national security and with foreign partners.

Contact details

The Chair of National Security IPSIR JU
address: ul.Sławkowska 17
rooms 28 and 29
33-332 Kraków

 

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Instytutu Nauk Politycznych i Stosunków Międzynarodowych
ul. Jabłonowskich 5
31-114 Kraków

Head of the Chair: prof. Artur Gruszczak, PhD

Position: professor

Research interests:

  1. The area of freedom, security and justice of the European Union; the internal security of the European Union, with emphasis on police cooperation, the fight against terrorism and organised crime, border protection, the functioning of the Schengen area.
  2. Strategic studies, transformations in the military, the role of power in international relations, evolution of contemporary international military relations, the function and aims of contemporary armed forces, the hybridization of security.
  3. Information management, intelligence cooperation in the European union and on a transatlantic scale, predicting threats with the use of open-source intelligence.

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Marek Czajkowski, PhD

Position: assistant professor with a habilitated doctor degree

Research interests:

  1. International security, with particular emphasis on military aspects and the influence of technology and engineering on its current state and prospects.
  2. The role of outer space in the processes connected with international security and international relations, space policies of individual countries and their role in national security strategies.
  3. Ballistic missile defence as a military instrument of security policy and foreign policy and its influence on international security and its prospects.
  4. Strategic relations USA - France, current situation, history, prospects, global and regional significance, with particular emphasis on Europe.
  5. The Russian Federation, its foreign and security policy, armed forces, economy, place in the world and the evolution of the political role.

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Paweł Frankowski, PhD

Position: assistant professor with a habilitated doctor degree

 

Research interests:

  1. American foreign policy
  2. federalism and regionalism in the North America
  3. regional security in East Africa
  4. the standards of labour law in free trade agreements (FTAs)
  5. Space policy of the European Union

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Piotr Bajor, PhD

Position: assistant professor

Research interest:

  1. Foreign policy of the Republic of Poland, factors determining the change of political system and the transformation process in Poland after 1989.
  2. The process of and the factors determining the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
  3. International security with particular emphasis on the post-Soviet area.
  4. The institutionalisation of security on the post-Soviet area.
  5. Ukrainian and Russian foreign and security policy, bilateral relations.
  6. Social and political transformation of the post-Soviet area.

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Dominika Dziwisz, PhD

Position: assistant professor

 

Research interests:

Cyber security, forms of modern terrorism, including primarily those related to the development of modern technologies, US security policy, national security strategies, modern methods of data analysis, Big Data.

 

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Doctoral students

Information about doctoral students and co-workers can be found at the website of the Chair in National Security.