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Artur Gruszczak (b. 1965) is Associate Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of International and Political Studies, Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He is Professor at the Department of Management, Information and Social Sciences, Dabrowa Gornicza Business School in Poland. He is also Associate Fellow at the European Centre Natolin in Warsaw where he coordinates Forum “EU Justice and Home Affairs”. He holds Ph.D. in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (1993) and habilitation in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (2010). He was a Ph.D. student at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (1993).

He was Junior Visiting Fellow in 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 University of Bergen, Norway (2009), Murcia, Spain (2010), Barcelona (2011) and Sevilla (2012). 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. From 2010 he is the member of the Contributors’ 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.

He is member of Editorial Board of the quarterly Sociedade em Debate published by Universidade de Pelotas (Brasil), Journal of Global Change and Governance published by Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA and Politologicka revue published by the Czech Association of Political Science. He is member of Editorial team of the quarterly Nowa Europa published by the European Centre Natolin in Warsaw.

He holds membership in numerous scientific societies, among them : International Political Science Association (IPSA) ; American Political Science Association (APSA) ; International Studies Association (ISA) ; Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA) ; Academy of Political Science, New York ; European Union Studies Association (EUSA).

Main interests and research areas : strategic studies ; security governance ; justice and home affairs in the European Union ; EU intelligence cooperation.

He has published nine monographs (four as co-author), 60 chapters and 50 papers. His texts were edited in Polish, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Czech languages and published in Poland, Germany, the United States, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Colombia, Brazil and Costa Rica.

Recent publications include : “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, Houndmills and New York : Routledge 2012 ; The Stockholm Programme – challenges and implications for the European Union and Poland (editor), in Polish, Warsaw 2010 ; Cross-border police cooperation in the European Union. Legal and political aspects (in Polish), Krakow 2009 ; The Polish Intelligence Services, in : Geheimdienste in Europa. Transformation, Kooperation und Kontrolle, ed. by Th. Jäger, A. Daun, Wiesbaden 2009 ; Governance of EU Internal Security : Does a Multitude of Methods Make a Method ?, in : The Modes and Methods of European Union Activity, ed. by L. Jesień, Kraków 2008 ; Governing Internal Security in the European Union, Central European Journal of International & Security Studies, 2009, 3 (2).

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