Political scientist, analyst, university lecturer.
Specializes in issues of fake news, post-truth, and the wider information environment.
Scientifically, he deals with political processes in sub-Saharan Africa, political culture and the influence of the information environment on cognitive abilities. At Collegium Civitas, he conducts classes on Fake News, Post-Truth and Politics of Information in the 21st century, as well as on Economy and Politics of Data.
EU election observer (2019), Sub-Saharan Africa Analyst at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (2017-); Coordinator in the Peace and Stabilization Program, Casimir Pulaski Foundation (2016-2017); Project Manager at the Council of Europe (2012-2013).
Researcher in projects: EU-LISTCO, Europe’s External Action and the Dual Challenges of Limited Statehood and Contested Orders, UE Horizon 2020 (2018); MiDeShare, Migration and Development: Sharing knowledge between Poland and Norway, EEA Grants and Norway Grants, (2019 ); Assistant in projects: Africans in Asia. China and Malaysia as new destinations for migrations of Nigerians, National Science Center (2015-2016) and On Tap Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Organized Crime and the Illicit Trade in Tobacco, Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals across Europe, Royal United Services Institute (2015). Project manager of the Combating Pre-Trial Detentions in Ukraine, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (2016).
Author of the publications: Social Media Dynamics as a New Factor in African Politics, Hungarian Journal of African Studies vol. 12 No. 4/2019; Media war for souls in Somalia. Evolution of Al-Kataib, the English-language propaganda channel of Islamic extremists, in: R. Bania, R. Czulda, K. Zdulski (ed.), Security Problems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Łódź, 2016; Post-Truth as Crisis of Trust and Critical Source Assessment, in: M. Gudonis, B.T. Jones (ed.), History in a Post-Truth World. Theory and Praxis, Routhledge, 2021; Turkey’s soft power experiments and dilemmas in Somalia, w. J-N. Bach, P. Ferras (eds.), Handbook on the Horn of Africa, Routhledge, 2022; Political culture as a key to understanding the recent history of Sudan about South Sudan, in: M. Ząbek (ed.), Political Anthropology in Africa, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytet Warszawskiego, 2019; Turkey’s Soft-Power Crisis in Africa, Policy Paper No. 3 (173), PISM, 2019; Russia’s Political Offensive in Africa, PISM Strategic File, No. 1 (88), 2018; The death of Expertise in the public debate: a permanent change or a temporary state, in: T.W. Grabowski, M. Lakomy, K. Oświęcimski (eds.), Post-Truth as a Threat to Public Discourse, Akademia Ignatianum in Kraków, 2018.