Dr hab. Artur Gruszczak




Dr hab. Gruszczak holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (1993) and habilitation in Political Science from Jagiellonian University in Krakow (2010). He is an  Associate Fellow at the European Centre Natolin in Warsaw, Coordinator of Forum "EU Justice and Home Affairs" and also a Member of TEAM EUROPE, a group of experts on European integration established by the Delegation of the European Commission in Poland; member of the Contributors' Group of Statewatch in London. In 2009-2010, he was head of a Group of Experts on the protection of fundamental rights in the EU area of freedom, security and justice advising Polish Ombudsman. He held NATO Research Fellowship for the Study of Democratic Institutions. He was awarded research grants from Open Society Institute, Jean Monnet Project for Poland and Polish National Science Centre.

He was Visiting Fellow or Scholar in Vienna (1994), Bogota (1996), São Paulo (1997), Madrid (1998), Rochester, NY (2002); ERASMUS Visiting Professor in Bergen (2009), Murcia (2010) and Barcelona (2011). Member of International Political Science Association (IPSA); American Political Science Association (APSA); International Studies Association (ISA); Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA); European Union Studies Association (EUSA).

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

Author of nine monographs (four as co-author), 60 chapters and 40 papers. His texts were edited in Polish, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese and Czech languages and published in Poland, Germany, the US, the UK, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Colombia, Brazil and Costa Rica.

Selected Publications

  1.  "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 2011, pp. 213-226.
  2. "The logic of a visa policy", in: Migrations from Eastern European Countries to the European Union in the context of visa policy, Warsaw: Center of Migration Research, University of Warsaw, 2011 (forthcoming).
  3. „Is NATO still needed? An unorthodox perspective on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on the example of the Afghan conflict", Yearbook of International Security, 2010/2011, pp. 23-39.
  4. "Democratic Governance Reconsidered: Central Europe and Beyond", w: Central Europe  - Two Decades After, ed. by R. Riedel, Warsaw: Center for European Studies, Warsaw University, 2010, pp. 284-302.
  5. "The Polish Intelligence Services", in:  Geheimdienste in Europa. Transformation, Kooperation und Kontrolle, ed. by Th. Jäger, A. Daun, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2009, str. 126-151
  6. „Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Constitutional Debate", w: European Constitution and National Constitutions, ed. by Z. Maciąg, Kraków: Oficyna Wydawnicza AFM, 2009, s. 290-299.
  7. "Governing Internal Security in the European Union, Central European Journal of International & Security Studies, 2009, 3 (2), pp. 86-103;
  8. „Governance of EU Internal Security: Does Multitude of Methods Make a Method?", in: The Modes and Methods of European Union Activity, ed. by Leszek Jesień, Tischner European University, Kraków 2008, s. 153-170.
  9. "Networked Security Governance: Reflections on the E.U.'s Counterterrorism Approach, Journal of Global Change and Governance, 2008, I (3), pp. 1-23
  10. „Poland: A Reluctant Member", in:  The European Union and the member states: influences, trends, and prospects, ed. by E.E. Zeff, E.B. Pirro, Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder, CO. 2006, pp. 379-407.

Courses taught at CES

  • EU Administration Justice and Home Affairs