PhD, WSB University
Karol Kujawa (1981) has obtained his Ph.D. from Department of Political Thought and Culture at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Prior to his doctoral work, he was a fellow at the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh in USA (2005), Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in France (2004), University of Zagreb in Croatia (2004), or Mersin University in Turkey (2003). He used to work as a senior analyst on Turkey and Balkans in the Polish Institute of International Affairs in Warsaw, a leading think-tank in Central Europe. Additionally, Kujawa has been awarded two times the prestigious Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship in New York. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University in Turkey, and the Senior Fellow of Kosciuszko Foundation.
He specializes in the Middle East, Balkans and European Neighbourhood Policy. He has lectured on numerous occasions at universities such as Pittsburgh University (US), European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Germany), Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland), Istanbul University (Turkey) or Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (France). Kujawa has published more than 100 articles and is a co-editor of the books “2014 Ukrainian Crisis 2014. Evolution, International Reaction, Implications”, or “Turkish-Polish Relations: The Past, Present, and Future”. He is a member of the editorial board of “Journal of Life Economics“ (Turkey), “Journal of Administration Sciences“ (Turkey), or Journal of Awareness (Turkey), “Journal of Asian Studies“ (Poland). Kujawa has reviewed more than 50 and coordinated 10 research project among others in the European Union, Turkey and US.
Kujawa is currently preparing a book-length study entitled “The Perception of Turkey in the Western Balkans: Society, History, and Politics”.