The Foreign Policy programme is the broadest programme of the Pulaski Foundation. The subject of this thematic research programme concerns the current developments and long-term trends in international politics as well as global issues. The analysts of the Foundation focus specifically on certain key geographical areas from the point of view of the interests of the Republic of Poland, ie. the Transatlantic area, Russia and former Soviet states. The Foundation’s experts also carry out research on the Middle East, East Asia, and South-Eastern Europe amongst others.

Foreign Policy Programme Director is dr. Tomasz Smura.

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Tomasz Smura

Director of Research Office, Foreign Policy Programme Director, Defence and Security Programme Director

Tomasz Smura, PhD, is a graduate of the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University and Director of Research Office at the CPF.

Marcin Bużański

SENIOR FELLOW

Specialization: INTERNATIONAL CONFLICTS, UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM, SECURITY POLICY, DEVELOPMENT POLICY, FOREIGN POLICY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, PEACE NEGOTIATIONS AND MEDIATION, STATEBUILDING AND POST CONFLICT GOVERNANCE Political scientist, Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow at Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Principal at the IGD Group, with a career with the United Nations in areas of political transitions, conflict analysis, supporting peace processes and mediation and post conflict governance. Specialized in: planning and implementation of policy and programmes for post-conflict state-building; UN peace operations; supporting peace negotiations and mediations, democratization and humanitarian aid. Former employee of UNDP and UNICEF, recently as coordinator of the UNDP inclusive political process support in Somalia, and working with political institutions […]

Bogdan Góralczyk

Senior Fellow

Professor at the European Centre of the University of Warsaw, former Chief of Policy Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2001-2003) and longtime diplomat.

Kowal Paweł

SENIOR FELLOW

Member of Polish Parliament, Secretary of State in Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2007), Member of European Parliament, Chairman of EU-Ukraine Committee, Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee (2005-2006), Staff Member of Institute of Political Studies of Polish Academy of Science

Adam Jarczyński

Senior Fellow

Director of the Polish Academy of Public Relations and the Polish Academy of Protocol and Etiquette. He has more than 10 years of field experience in public relations.

Janusz Mrowiec

Senior Fellow

Career diplomat, former ambassador, Doctor of Humanities, specialised in research concerning international aspects of social organisation and public sector.

Jan Wojciech Piekarski

Senior Fellow

Ambassador ad personam. Ambassador Piekarski holds experience in numerous departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Łukasz Polinceusz

Senior Fellow

Deputy Director of the Human Resources Development Centre, graduated from School of Business and Administration in Warsaw (specialisation: Administration).

Krzysztof Śliwiński

Senior Fellow

Former Head of the International Affairs Office in NSSZ "Solidarność", deputy editor-in-chief of "Gazeta Wyborcza", f. Ambassador of Poland to Morocco and South Africa.

Thomas Yeager

Senior Fellow

Retired Diplomat and Captain of the US Navy. Lawyer (doctorate in the field of Law at Georgetown University). Former Head of the political-economic section of the US Embassy.

Daniel S. Zbytek

Senior Fellow

Affiliated with the South Asia since late 70', at first as a representative of the Polish shipyard in Mumbai, Kolkata, Karachi, Rangoon and Colombo.

Joanna Bocheńska

Research Fellow

Currently employed at the Oriental Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University (specialisation: Iran). Co-founder of the Kurdish Studies Workshop.

Robert Cheda

Research Fellow

Political scientist and diplomat. Member of editing staff of "Sprawy Polityczne" and "Nowe Sprawy Polityczne" magazines, cooperating with "Polityka" and Rambler Publishing House.

Lucyna Czechowska

Research Fellow

Doctor at the faculty of Political Science at UMK (Nicolaus Copernicus University) in Toruń. Former intern at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and at Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Grzegorz Demel

RESEARCH FELLOW

Ukrainian studies specialist and Ph.D. in cultural anthropology, coach. Working for the „Znak” Foundation as well as the „ObywatelskaPerspektywa” Foundation.

Agata Dziewulska

RESEARCH FELLOW

Professor of security studies at the Centre for Europe at the University of Warsaw. She was an election supervisor in BiH for the OSCE and a Council of Europe expert.

Wojciech Dzięgiel

Senior Fellow

Jakub Gajda

Research Fellow

Graduated from Iranian Studies at Jagiellonian University and holds postgraduate certificates in Diplomacy and International Relations from the Jagiellonian University.

Katarzyna Kwiatkowska

Research Fellow

Coordinator of the Res Publika Nowa project "Partnership for Freedom of Speech", member of the editorial board of Res Publika Nowa.

Grzegorz Lewicki

Research Fellow

Foresight and communications consultant, author of „State Power Index”, journalist and researcher of civilizational complexity. Graduate of London School of Economics and Maastricht University.

Dominik Mierzejewski

Research Fellow

Doctor, adjunct professor at the East Asia Faculty of the University of Łódź. Chinese language and culture studies at the Shanghai International Studies University.

Olga Nadskakuła

Research Fellow

Doctor of Humanities, graduated from the Faculty of International Studies and Political Science at the University of Łodź. Lecturer at the University of John Paul II in Cracow.

Witold Repetowicz

RESEARCH FELLOW

He is an expert in the Middle East, terrorism and geopolitics, an author of ,,My name is Kurdistan” as well as lots of accounts of frontal fields, such as Iraq and Syria, a constant associate of the media.

Yaropolk Tymkiv

Research Fellow

Lecturer at the Faculty of International Information at Lviv Polytechnic National University, consultant of the European Integration Committee to the Ukrainian Parliament.

Wilczewska Alicja

Research Fellow

Ph.D. in Social Sciences in the area of Security Studies. Lecturer at Akademia Sztuki Wojennej. Communications professional with over ten years of experience in the field of media communications and communications project management.