Przemyslaw Zukiewicz is a Secretary General of the Polish Political Science Association and a research fellow at the Dublin City University (Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction). He holds a PhD and a postdoctoral degree in political science and he is an associate professor of comparative politics at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Wroclaw. He is the author of 6 books and over 30 scientific articles on comparative politics, political leadership, Balkan studies and transport policy. He has participated in many research projects financed by International Visegrad Fund, Ministry of Science and National Science Centre (Poland). He was a visiting fellow or scholar at universities in Czech Republic, Albania, Ukraine and Lithuania. In 2016 he was a juror in the state competition for the most innovative public institution in Poland and a trainer at the School for Political Leaders. He received a Polish Political Science Association award for the best doctoral thesis (2011) and the best scientific monograph (2014) in political science.