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Piotr Bajor, Ph.D.

Piotr Bajor, Ph.D.

Functions

Assistant Professor at Department of National Security of the Jagiellonian University

Acting Deputy Director for Didactics at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations

Education

A graduate of international relations at the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University. In 2012, he defended his doctoral dissertation devoted to the foreign policy of independent Ukraine.

Traineeships and scholarships

He lectured and did scientific internships at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO), Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv Institute of International Relations, University of Chicago, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul and Shanghai International Studies University in China.

Awards, distinctions

Winner of many competitions and prizes, including scholarships from the Polish Government, Scholarship Fund Ryoichi Sasakawa for Young Leaders (SYLFF), Own Scholarship Funds of the Jagiellonian University and a scholarship from the city of Krakow for particularly talented students and participants of doctoral studies.

Membership in scientific associations

In 2012-2013, Piotr Bajor, PhD, was the Chairman of the Council of Young Scientists - the advisory body of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland, whose tasks include identifying barriers to the career development of young scientists, preparing recommendations for instruments supporting their careers and bringing science funding mechanisms closer to young researchers. Previously, he was also a member of the Board and Vice-President of the National Representation of PhD Students in Poland and the President of the Doctoral Society of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

Functions at the Jagiellonian University and as part of the Polish higher education and higher education system

2012-2013 Chairman of the Youth Researchers' Council - an advisory body operating at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland

since 2013 a member of the Science and International Cooperation Committee Faculty of International and Political Studies at the Jagiellonian University

2011-2012 member of the Young Scientists' Council, vice-chairman

2008-2010 member of the Senate of the Jagiellonian University

2008-2010 member of the Council of the Faculty of International Studies and Polityczne UJ

2008-2010 member of the Council of the Institute of Political Studies and Relations International of JU

2008-2009 member and vice-chairman of the Board of the National Representation Doctoral Students in Poland

2008 President of the Doctoral Student’s Association of the Jagiellonian University, www.doktoranci.uj.edu.pl

Teaching experience

International Security Organizations 

Education through projects

International political relations

NATO - history - structure - action

Post-Soviet area in international relations

Security issues in Eastern Europe

Polish foreign policy 

Strategy of Russian Federation

Field of interest

Polish foreign policy issues, determinants of  the  changes of Poland's political system and the process of transformation after 1989,

determinants and the process of the disintegration of the USSR

international security with a special emphasis on the post-soviet region,

foreign and security policy of Ukraine, Russia, bilateral relations

social and political transformation of the post-Soviet region

Current research

the process of security institutionalization in the post-Soviet area,

the structure and activities of the CIS, CSTO, Shanghai Cooperation Organization and projects aimed at the reintegration of the post-Soviet area,

Socio-political transformation of the post-Soviet area

Publications (selected)

Monographs and joint publications

Eastern Partnership. Assumptions - Experience - Challenges. Analysis of the Program Implementation in the Relevant Countries, Kraków 2013.

Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation. Selected Aspects of the Relations with Poland, Ukraine and Belarus, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Marek Czajkowski, Piotr Bajor, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, Kraków 2010

International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Volume 2, Drukarnia Pijarów, Kraków 2010

International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and international Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Piotr Bajor, Olga Plaze, Volume I, Drukarnia Pijarów, Kraków 2009

Doctoral studies. Selectionof legalacts, ed. Piotr Bajor, Kajetan Jaksender, Grażyna Troll, Edition I, Kraków 2008

Doctoral studies. Selectionof legalacts, ed. Piotr Bajor, Ewelina Dyląg, Dorota Kwapisz, Edition II, Kraków 2009

Scientific papers

Demagogy or a Real problem? Crimea as a potential factor of security destabilization  in the Commonwealth of Independent States [in:] Commonwealth of Independent States: Fragmentation - Security - Ethnic conflicts, volume 1, ed. T. Kapuśniak, Lublin-Warszawa 2011

Was it a (r)evolution? Role and significance of Ukraine in the process of the disintegration of the Soviet Union [in:] Collapse of the USSR and its Consequences for Europe and the World. Part 2: Commonwealth of Independent States, ed. M. Smoleń, M. Lubina, Kraków 2011

"Overstrained Partnership" - Russian - Ukrainian Relations during the Presidency of Victor Yushchenko [in:] Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation. Selected Aspects of the Relations with Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Marek Czajkowski, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010

Issues and Perspectives of Ukraine's Membership in NATO [in:] International Bulletin, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010

Orange Continuation or Blue Revange? Ukraine before Presidential Election 2010 [in:] International Bulletin, ed. Lubomir Zyblikiewicz, Piotr Bajor, Kraków 2010

Ukrainian-Russian Relations. Crisis of Strategic Partnership [in:] National Security, quarterly of the Polish National Security Bureau, No. 9-10, Warszawa 2009

Ukraine has the South. Black Sea Policy of the Ukrainian State [in:] Foreign and Security Policy of the Commonwealth of Independent States countries, ed. Walenty Baluk, Oficyna Wydawnicza Arboretum, Wrocław 2008, (with A. Kozłowska)

Ukraine after the Election - the End or Continuation of the Crisis? [in:] International Bulletin of the Institute of Political Sciences and international Relations of the Jagiellonian University, ed. Piotr Bajor, Olga Plaze, Volume I, Kraków 2009

Analysis of the Reasons for a Political Crisis in Ukraine from the Political Science Perspective [in:] Politeja, publication of the Faculty of International and Political Studies of the Jagiellonian University, No. 7, Kraków 2007

Participation in scientific conferences

Geopolitical order and security levels in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, VII Polish Association for International Studies Convention in Krakow "Thinking globally, acting regionally: Regional studies in the perspective of learning about international relations", Polish Association for International Studies, Krakow, November 9-10, 2017.

Ambitious challenges. Doctrinal assumptions and reform process of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, 2nd Jagiellonian Security Conference "Between knowledge and power: security in the Information Age", Krakow, September 21-22, 2017.

Contemporary Ukrainian parties on the processes of globalization and glocalisation, 3rd National Scientific Conference on Political and Party Systems, Gdańsk, 9-10 March 2017

NATO in the face of challenges and threats to regional security, Ukraine in the conditions of transformation of the international security system ", Lviv, 23-24 May 2017.

Dissemination of scientific knowledge

Piotr Bajor, Kiev's mission of President Duda

Piotr Bajor, International support for Ukrainian reforms

Piotr Bajor, Russia-Belarus: asymmetrical partnership

Piotr Bajor, Unstable post-Soviet area

Piotr Bajor, The Ukrainian challenge of President Duda

Piotr Bajor, Solidarity of NATO towards threats

Piotr Bajor, Crimean darkness

Piotr Bajor, Presidential inspection

Piotr Bajor, On the front without changes

Piotr Bajor, From Kosovo to Donbas

Piotr Bajor, An ambiguous truce

Piotr Bajor, Arctic tension

Piotr Bajor, Last chance?

Piotr Bajor, Post-election Ukraine

Piotr Bajor, Campaign in the shadow of war

Piotr Bajor, A Turbulent Coalition?

Piotr Bajor, Election challenges of Ukraine

Piotr Bajor, Capitulation or guarantees of peace?

Piotr Bajor, Putin’s Crimea

Piotr Bajor, Associated Ukraine

Piotr Bajor, Ukraine wants to join NATO

Piotr Bajor, The enemy consolidates Russia

Piotr Bajor, A difficult day of independence

Piotr Bajor, The need for action and solidarity

Piotr Bajor, Asia and the Ukrainian case

Piotr Bajor, A breakthrough in the fight against separatists