Prof. Leszek Jesień holds habilitated Ph.D. in social studies from the Polish Academy of Sciences, and Ph.D. in political sciences from the Warsaw University. Associate Professor at the Collegium Civitas University and the head of the Institute of International Relations and Sustainable Development.
His interests include policies the European Union, in particular EU’s external affairs, energy and environment. Formerly, advisor for the EU affairs to three Polish prime ministers, as well as to the ministers: of economy and of environment, to the Chief Negotiator of Poland’s Accession to the EU, and to the European minister.
Selected recent publications: Electricity! Contribution to the European Energy Doctrine (2015, forthcoming), The EU Presidency: Institutionalized Procedure of Political Leadership (2013, 2011), 20 Years After the Collapse of Communism. Expectations, Achievements and Disillusions of 1989 (eds., 2011); Change and continuity. The European policies of selected EU member states (ed. 2012, 2008);The European Union Policies in the Making (ed. 2010).
Postdoc of social sciences at the Polish Academy of sciences, Ph.D. in political sciences at the Warsaw University. Professor at Collegium Civitas and head of the Institute of International Relations and Sustainable Development. His research interests include institution, policies and evolution of the European Union. Served as the advisor to three Polish Prime Ministers, minister for the environment, chief negotiator of the Poland’s accesion to the EU. Author of numerous books, papers and articles.