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Tomasz Pugacewicz

Tomasz Pugacewicz

Position: Assistant Professor at the JU

About: He completed a master programme in International Relations at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University and interdisciplinary doctoral studies in the field of American Studies at the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora of the Jagiellonian University.

In 2015, he defended his doctoral dissertation titled Mechanizmy kształtowania polityki zagranicznej USA wobec państw regionu Morza Kaspijskiego po 1991 roku [U.S. foreign policy decision making towards the countries of the Caspian region after 1991] with honours at the Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University. The theoretical aspects of this dissertation were published in the monograph Teorie polityki zagranicznej. Perspektywa amerykańskiej analizy polityki zagranicznej [Theories of Foreign Policy. American Foreign Policy Perspective] (Jagiellonian University Press, Kraków 2017).

During his internships abroad, he was a visiting researcher at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC and participated in a bilateral exchange programme at the Heidelberg University and the State University of New York (SUNY).

Main academic/research interest:

  • Foreign Policy Analysis,
  • U.S. and Polish foreign policy decision making,
  • American–Polish relations and transatlantic cooperation on Missile Defense,
  • security in the Post-Soviet Region,
  • history of International Relations (academic discipline) in Poland and in U.S.

Scientific work (publications, conferences, professional association membership, grants etc.)

Hobbies: canoeing

The place where I can be met most often when I am not at work: Białowieża Forest National Park

Contact: tomasz.pugacewicz@uj.edu.pl

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