Artur Gruszczak, PhD

Associate Professor of International Relations. He holds PhD in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (1993) and Habilitation in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (2010)

He was Junior Visiting Fellow at Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM) in Vienna (1994), Visiting Professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota (1996), Universidad Católica de São Paulo (1997), Complutense University of  Madrid (1998). He also was Skalny Visiting Professor at the University of Rochester, USA (2002) and ERASMUS Visiting Professor at Universities of Bergen (2009), Murcia (2010), Barcelona (2011), Sevilla (2012), Granada (2014) and Burgos (2016). In 1994-1996 he held NATO Research Fellowship for the Study of Democratic Institutions. In 1997-1998 he received a research grant from Open Society Institute an in 1997-1999 another grant from Jean Monnet Project for Poland.

In 2009-2010 he was the head of Group of Experts on the protection of fundamental rights in the EU area of freedom, security and justice advising Polish Ombudsman.  He was also a coordinator of a project "NATO's New Strategic Concept 2010" carried out in 2009-2010 by the Institute of International Relations of Warsaw University and the Institute of Strategic Studies in Krakow.

Since 2010 he has belonged to the Advisory Group of Statewatch in London. He is also member of the TEAM EUROPE, a group of experts on European integration established by the Delegation of the European Commission in Poland.

Since 2014 he has been Faculty Member of the European Academy Online run by the Centre international de formation européenne in Berlin.

He has published 11 monographs (four as co-author), edited 3 volumes, published 80 chapters, 60 papers and 180 encyclopaedia entries. His texts were edited in Polish, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Czech languages and published in Poland, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Colombia, Brazil and Costa Rica.

Research projects:

1) Borders and Orders: Managing Internal Security in the European Union – individual research and publication project focused on internal security issues in the EU and the integrated management of EU external borders, including migration, refugee and transborder crime issues.

2) Dehumanization of  security – individual research project taking up the concept of security dehumanization in contemporary civilization. It refers to  security issues seen from a humanistic perspective, with regard to virtualization, biopolitics, transhumanism and infrahumanization.

Research interests:

1.       Area of freedom, security and justice in the EU; internal security of the European Union, especially police cooperation, fight with terrorism and organised crime, border protection; the Schengen area.

2.       Strategic studies; transformation in military affairs; power in international relations; the evolution of contemporary military relations; hybridisation of security.

3.       Intelligence studies; information management; intelligence cooperation in the EU and the transatlantic dimension; prevention and aniticipation of threats with the use of open-source information.

 

 

Selected publications in English

Books:

  1. Intelligence Security in the European Union. Building a Strategic Intelligence Community, New Security Challenges series, London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, s. xiii+298.
  2. Euro-Atlantic Security Policy: Between NATO Summits in Newport and Warsaw (editor), Krakow: Institute for Strategic Studies, 2015.
  3. European Arrest Warrant – Achievements and Dilemmas (editor), Warsaw: Natolin European Centre, 2006.

 

Recent papers in English:

  1. Police and Customs Cooperation Centres and Their Role in EU Internal Security Governance, in: EU Borders and Shifting Internal Security. Technology, Externalization and Accountability, ed. by R. Bossong, H. Carrapico, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2016, pp. 157-175.
  2. Poland: The Special Services since the Independence, in: The Handbook of European Intelligence Cultures, ed. by B. de Graaff, J. M. Nyce, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, pp. 279-290.
  3. EU Criminal Intelligence Model - Problems and Issues, in: EU Criminal Law and Crime Policy. Values, Principles and Methods, ed. by J. B. Banach-Gutierrez, Ch. Harding, London – New York: Routledge, 2016, pp. 149-167.
  4. Establishing an EU law enforcement fusion centre, European Journal of Policing Studies 2016, 4 (1), pp. 103-124.
  5. Euro-Atlantic security policy after NATO’s Wales Summit: Grappling with functional overload, in: Euro-Atlantic Security Policy: Between NATO Summits in Newport and Warsaw, ed. by A. Gruszczak, Krakow: Institute for Strategic Studies, 2015, pp. 93-104.
  6. NATO as a smart actor of global security, in: 15 Years of Polish membership in NATO. Experiences & future challenges, ed. by M. Matyasik, Kraków: KONTekst, 2015, pp. 37-48.
  7. Poland: A Skillfull Player, in:  The European Union and the member states, ed. by E. E. Zeff, E. B. Pirro, 3rd ed., Boulder, CO – London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2015, pp. 259-278.
  8. EU intelligence-led policing – the case of counter-terrorism cooperation, in: New Challenges for the EU Internal Security Strategy, ed. by M. O'Neill, K. Swinton, A. Winter, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013, pp. 16-39.
  9. Immigration control and securing the EU's external borders, in: The EU's Shifting Borders. Theoretical Approaches and Policy Implications in the New Neighbourhood, ed. by E. Stadtmüller, K. Bachmann, Basingstoke and New York: Routledge 2012, pp. 213-226.
  10. The external dimension of EU intelligence cooperation: In search of Euro-Atlantic synergies (co-author: Piotr Rakowski), Internal Security, 2012, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 7-31.

 

 

Membership in learned associations:

International Political Science Association (IPSA), Research Committee No. 13

International Studies Association (ISA), member of the Executive Council of the Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section (CISS), 2014-2015

European International Studies Association (EISA)

Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA), member of the Executive Committee, 2013-present

European Union Studies Association (EUSA)

University Association of Contemporary European Studies (UACES)

Polish Association of International Studies (member of the Executive Council of the Regional Section in Krakow, 2010-2016; vice-president of the Regional Section in Krakow, 2016-present; head of International Security Section, 2016-present

 

Membership in editorial boards:

Sociedade em Debate – quarterly published by Universidade de Pelotas, Brazil; member of the Editorial Board since 1999

Politologicka revue – semiannual journal published by the Czech Society of Political Studies in Prague, the Czech Republic; member of the Programme Board since 1999

Nowa Europa – quarterly published by the European Centre Natolin in Warsaw; member of the Editorial Board since 2004

Journal of Global Change and Governance – quarterly published by Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA; member of the Academic Board since 2008

Kultura i Polityka – semiannual scholarly journal published by the Tischner European University in Krakow; member of the Academic Board since 2014.

 

Jagielloński Przegląd Bezpieczeństwa / The Jagiellonian Security Review – Editor-in-Chief, chairman of the Editorial Board since 2016.

 

Polish Journal of International Studies – semiannual journal published by the Polish Association of International Studies in Warsaw; member of the Editorial Board, international security section editor,  since 2016.

 

Courses taught in English:

EU Administration, Justice and Home Affairs (co-lecturer, MA programme in European Studies)

War and Conflict (BA programme in International Relations and Area Studies)

New Terrorism and Counterterrorism (BA programme in International Relations and Area Studies)

Security Technology and Management (co-lecturer, MA programme in National Security, COPD specialization)

Diploma Thesis Seminar (BA programme in International Relations and Area Studies)

 

E-mail: artur.gruszczak@uj.edu.pl

Profile on academic social media:

Academia.edu: https://jagiellonian.academia.edu/ArturGruszczak