Prof. Daniel Boćkowski – is a historian and international security expert. He is Professor at the Bialystok University and the “Tadeusz Manteuffel” Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences; he heads the Department of International Security at the Institute of History and Political Science of the University of Bialystok, and is employed at the Department of East European History and the Study of the XIX and XX century Empires at the Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Dr. hab. Boćkowski is editor of the “Studies in the History of Russia and Central and Eastern Europe”; member of the scientific programmatic board of the Olsztyn Series for African Studies; a member of the Polish Political Science Association and the Polish Association of International Studies. Since 1999 he holds a PhD in history, based on his thesis “Support services of Polish agencies for Polish citizens in the USSR (1941-1943)”, defended at the Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw; since 2006 assistant professor of humanities, based on his work entitled “Forever together. The Białystok and Łomża regions in the Soviet policy during the Second World War (September 1939 – August 1944)” also at the Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Security and Terrorism Expert for “TVN24” and “TVN24 Business and World”. Commentator on current international affairs for “Polish Radio 24” and other new media outlets.
Author of books, scientific articles and popular science on the history of Russia and the Soviet Union, the Middle East, international security, terrorism and the Islamic world. Author of the introduction to the Polish edition of Patrick Cockburn’s book “Islamic State”, PWN Warszawa 2015. Among others Daniel Boćkowski, conducted training to the leadership of the 18th Białystok Reconnaissance Regiment on security and terrorist threats. At the Third National Congress of Political Sciences in Krakow in 2015 Daniel Boćkowski moderated the panel on “The theory and practice of modern information warfare.”
Boćkowski’s research interests include: international terrorism, the MENA region, fundamentalist movements, international security, the Soviet Union and modern Russia, propaganda and historical policy.
Państwo Islamskie u wrót Europy
Al-Kaida sp. z o.o. – czy wygrywamy wojnę ze światowym terroryzmem?
Fundamentalistyczne ugrupowania muzułmańskie a aktualne bezpieczeństwo Polski
Polska polityka zagraniczna wobec świata muzułmańskiego – próba definicji problemu
BETWEEN THE EAST AND THE WEST: THE PENETRATION OF CONTEMPORARY ISLAM INTO POLAND
Czy możliwy jest trwały model bezpieczeństwa na Bliskim Wschodzie bez uwzględniania ruchów fundamentalistycznych?