Ph.D. in humanities, an assistant professor at the Faculty of International and Political Studies, University of Lodz. His research activities focus mainly on various aspects of the EU-China relations, the Sovereign Wealth Funds, and regional/local authorities developing paradiplomatical relations with foreign partners. He is also an active blogger and a regular contributor to the Liberté! magazine, a leading Polish political quarterly. His publications can be found at academia.edu or researchgate.net.