Teaching staff

Our University is made up, above all, of great people! Meet the lecturers who pass on their knowledge, experience and passion to the students of the Pomeranian University in a professional manner.

Academic staff - 1 FTE

Dr Tomasz Hoffmann, Prof. PSW

Graduate of Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Szczecin University, Faculty of Law and Administration. Graduate in logistics at the University of Zielona Góra. Completed postgraduate studies in European Integration and Community Law at the Adam Mickiewicz University. Studied European project management at the University of Economics in Katowice.

dr hab. Natalia Karpińska, prof. PSW

Doctor of jurisprudence in law, psychologist, mediator, professor at PSW. She is on the list of permanent mediators of the District Court in Wrocław, member of the Polish Mediation Centre (Wrocław Branch). Сmember of the National Association of Mediators of Ukraine, President of the Volyn Mediation Centre in Ukraine.

Prof. Marcin Kęsy, PhD, PSW

Doctor of social sciences in the discipline of economics and finance. Graduate of, inter alia, the Jagiellonian University and the University of Zielona Góra. He obtained his postdoctoral degree at VUZF University in Sofia. Honorary doctorate, entrepreneur, local government official.

dr hab. Joanna Kruk-Lasocka, Prof. PSW

Doctor of humanities in the field of pedagogy – special education. She has inspired actions of sharing autism issues in Lower Silesia and has been an active member of the National Autism Society. She promotes the idea of psychomotorics. Founder and member of the National Psychomotor Society.

Roksolyana Shvay, PhD, Professor at PSW

PhD in social sciences in the discipline of pedagogy, professor at PSW. She has experience in teaching science and in teaching pedagogical subjects. She specialises in the theory and methodology of teaching professional disciplines, psychology and pedagogy. Her scientific activities include research in teaching methodology, pedagogy of creativity.

dr hab. Bożena Wojtasik, Prof. PSW

Doctor of Humanities in general pedagogy. Her main research interests include educational and vocational guidance and career counselling, social support, educational and vocational problems of youth and adults, social functions and the role of the career counsellor in the contemporary world.

Dr. Łukasz Zweiffel, Prof. PSW

Doctor of Social Sciences in political science, professor at PSW. He has been working as a researcher for 25 years. Deals with contemporary political and social ideas, the issue of cultural values, and their impact on socio-economic life with particular emphasis on their significance in the Netherlands and Poland. Expert on micro mobility and cycling mobility. Member of the team preparing for the Silesian Marshal's Office, Bicycle policy of the Silesian Voivodeship, perspective 2030.

Dr Grzegorz Zakrzewski, Prof. PSW

He obtained his doctoral degree in agricultural sciences in the discipline of shaping the environment at the Faculty of Land Improvement and Environmental Engineering of the Agricultural Academy in Wrocław. He is the author and co-author of more than 40 scientific articles, chapters in monographs and monographs on widely understood safety, member of scientific and organisational committees of congresses, international and national scientific conferences.

Dr Judyta Bielanowska

Doctor of social sciences in political science. Graduate of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. In 2012 she graduated with a master's degree in political science and in 2015 with a master's degree in internal security. On the basis of her dissertation entitled. "The erosion of the political leadership of the First Secretaries of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party", she obtained her doctoral degree in 2020. Author of dozens of scientific articles, reviews and reports. Long-time academic teacher. Organiser and co-organiser of numerous scientific conferences, including "Martial law and states of emergency", "Opposition culture in the People's Republic of Poland", "June'89. Systemic transformation in Poland". Organiser of debates with witnesses of history and moderator of scientific discussions. In 2020-2021 employed as Dean of the Faculty of Social Studies at the Poznan School of Security.

Since 2021, she has been working as a senior research specialist at the European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk. She is involved in publishing as secretary of the editorial board of the scientific journal "Wolność i Solidarność" published by the European Solidarity Centre and thematic editor of the section related to the history of Solidarity in the scientific journal "Copernicus" published at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She is also the author of proposals to launch undergraduate programmes in administration, pedagogy and criminology.

Dr Irena Malinowska

Doctor of social sciences in political science. Expert of the I. Team of Social Sciences of the Polish Accreditation Committee for scientific disciplines: security sciences and political and administrative sciences. Retired Police Officer - service in the Provincial Police Headquarters in Gdańsk, the Higher School of Police in Szczytno, the Command Centre of the Commander-in-Chief of the Police during the All-Poland Police Operation "Alliance" and NATO and the Central Bureau of Investigation of the Police. Permanent court mediator at the District Court in Warsaw in civil, labour, family and business cases. Expert on combating trafficking in human beings Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX) at the European Commission for representatives of foreign services.

Doctoral dissertation defended at the University of Warmia and Mazury, Faculty of Social Sciences, with the theme Policies of the European Institutions towards human trafficking with special reference to the case of Poland. Lecturer and participant in the international training of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). Author of nearly 120 scientific publications, including monographs in the areas of: state security, criminology, organised crime, population migration, cultural identity, human trafficking, joint investigation teams (JIT). Full member of the association: Polish Society of Criminology, Polish Society of Criminology, deputy editor-in-chief of the journal Law & Security, https://www.ejournals.eu/PiB/. Scientific interests: security, missing persons, culturalism.

Dr Dariusz Starkowski

Graduate of the Higher School of Motor Forces in Piła and doctoral studies at the Faculty of Engineering and Transport at the Poznań University of Technology, lecturer on courses to raise professional competences of transport sector employees and on courses in the carriage of dangerous goods ADR , senior health and safety inspector, internal auditor of the integrated management system according to standards
ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2015, and ISO 19011:2018.

Author and reviewer of dozens of books and handbooks on road transport safety issues, including the handbook Automobile National and International Transport published in 6 volumes. Author of dozens of scientific articles on transport and logistics management. He specialises in theoretical and practical issues of transport and logistics systems management and design, as well as transport engineering with a specialisation in car transport logistics and technology. His main areas of interest are: transport and storage technologies and processes, management of transport and forwarding companies.

Dr Robert Czerniak

Doctor of humanities in political sciences. Academic lecturer at Pomorska Szkoła Wyższa in Starogard Gdański in the field of logistics. His academic publications over the last 10 years are related to transport and logistics. Author of a detailed study commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure: "Study. The role of rail transport in Poland in the first months of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict'. 

Dr Marek Ejsmont

Graduate of the University of Gdańsk, Doctor of Humanities at the University of Gdańsk, postgraduate studies in Political Science at the University of Gdańsk, Master's degree in Special Education. Member of scientific organisations: European Media Management Education Association Gdańsk Scientific Society.

Dr Tomasz Góra

Doctor of Law. He completed his doctoral studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow at the Faculty of Law and Administration. Lecturer and practitioner. He has served as a judicial officer since 2007. Member of the Council of the Chamber of judicial officers in Lublin, member of the Disciplinary Commission at the National Council of Judicial Officers in Warsaw. 

Dr Anna Janus

Doctor of Humanities in the field of political science. Graduated from the University of Wrocław, Doctoral Studies in Politics of Philosophy and Sociology, Institute of Political Science, Department of Administrative Politics and Public Services. She obtained a doctoral degree in political science. 

Dr Jacek Koltan

Doctor of Social Sciences. Graduated in philosophy and political science from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin. He defended his doctorate in social philosophy at the Freie Universität in Berlin. For years, he has been involved in the public debate on the transformation of the social and political world. He lectures at, among others, the University of Warsaw and the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk.

Dr.-Ing. Marcin Kubera

Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of management and quality sciences. He completed his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Management at the Częstochowa University of Technology and obtained his master's degree in logistics at the Wrocław School of Banking. In his professional work he is involved in logistics and management as well as public administration. 

Dr Monika Kurzynoga

Doctor of social sciences in the discipline of pedagogy, graduate of pedagogy at the University of Lower Silesia in Wrocław. Author of several scientific articles. Winner of the competition for the most interesting master's thesis in pedagogy in 2009, author of the best doctoral thesis in Poland in the Ombudsman for Children competition in 2018. School and family pedagogue, therapist, probation officer. 

Dr Karolina Muzyczka

Doctor of Laws. She conducts scientific research on practical and legal aspects of public administration functioning. Member of the Scientific Council of the Regional Laboratory of Local Security Studies - Jagiellonian College, Toruń School of Higher Education; Member of the Bydgoszcz Society of Science in Bydgoszcz.

Dr Monika Popow

PhD in social sciences in the field of pedagogy, educator, social researcher, working, among others, in the field of UX research. Constantly cooperates as a researcher and expert with public institutions and NGOs. Plenipotentiary of the Mayor of the City of Gdańsk for the European Capital of Volunteering in 2022.

Dr Przemysław Ruchlewski

Doctor of Humanities. Studied history, political science and political science at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Since 2010, he has been affiliated with the European Solidarity Centre, as deputy director of the ECS. His research interests include the recent history of Poland, in particular the history of the Solidarity Trade Union.

Dr Jarosław Ślęzak

Doctor of humanities in political sciences, lawyer, legal adviser. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. His research interests include migration movements, national and ethnic minorities, migration policy, social security of immigrants, human rights and their protection, administration and local self-government.

Dr. Elżbieta Ważna

Doctor of Economics in the field of finance. Graduate of the Ignacy Łukasiewicz Rzeszów University of Technology. She defended her doctoral thesis at the Warsaw School of Economics. She is also connected with finance in her professional work - she has been working as an accountant for 20 years. She specialises in marketing, management, finance, public finance and banking.

Dr Magdalena Wolińska

Doctor of Laws in the field of law. Graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Białystok. She completed postgraduate studies in the field of management of structural funds and European Union law, as well as certified training preparing to practice the profession of a mediator. A long-time scientific and didactic employee and collaborator of universities.

Magdalena Charkin-Jaszcza, MA

Master's degree in sociology. Graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. Graduate of Postgraduate Studies in Advertising and Media Marketing at the University of Gdansk and Postgraduate Studies in Project Management at the Gdansk University of Technology. Expert in communication and strategy as well as international project management in the field of culture.

Ewelina Kościukiewicz-Świerczewska, MA

Master of Law, graduate Faculty of Law and Administration at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She completed the Study of Couples Therapy and the Study of Family Therapy at the University of Lower Silesia and the Mediator Academy of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wrocław. 

Dr. Paweł Łabuz

Doctor of Law. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. He completed his studies in the field of law, administration and canon law. Expert of the 1st Team of Social Sciences of the Polish Accreditation Committee for scientific disciplines: security sciences and legal sciences. Retired state service officer. Lecturer at the international training course of the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL). European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training Associate teacher: at the Institute of Law and Administration of the Police Academy in Szczytno and the Police School in Piła,. Forensic expert in crime fighting, operational and reconnaissance activities and detective investigation.

Author of more than 100 national and international scientific publications including dozens of scientific monographs. He specialises in criminal law, operational and criminal procedure, police law, criminal and economic information management and business intelligence systematics, combating organised crime in its entire spectrum, criminalistics, criminology and criminal and criminological psychology. Vice President of the Association of Forensic Tacticians and member of the Polish Society of Forensic Science and the Polish Society of Criminology.

Prof. Dr. Piotr Dehnel

Main areas of interest are contemporary philosophy, in particular the thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein, and philosophy of education. Major publications: "Ludwig Wittgenstein: Theory versus Therapy. From the 'Treatise' to the 'Philosophical Investigations' - studies, PWN Warsaw, 2014, Thoughts versus ways of living. Essays on contemporary philosophy, Universitas, Krakow 2016, The Radial Method of the Middle Wittgenstein, Bloomsbury 2022.

He is also the author of articles and editor of collective works, min. Ethics-community-action, (jointly with B. Sierocka and N. Kapferer) and Philosophy and pedagogy, (jointly with P. Gutowski).

dr hab. Janusz Falecki, Prof. PSW

Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of security sciences. He completed his defence policy studies at the NATO Defence Academy in Rome. He completed his doctoral studies at the National Defence Academy and his post-doctoral degree at the Academy of Military Art in Warsaw. He was, inter alia, chief of the Crisis Operations Branch at the General Staff of the Polish Army, chief defence planning specialist at NATO and commander of the Foreign Mission Preparation Centre in Kielce.

Academic interests: national security, internal security and crisis management. Specialises in the issues of decision-making in crisis situations, organisation of cooperation, coordination of activities and training within the crisis management system. Author and co-author of seven monographs and more than eighty other scientific studies.

Dr Dawid Czarnecki

Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of Security Studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies, University of Warsaw. Graduate of the University of Gdańsk in political science.

Completed postgraduate studies in Public Administration, Security and Crisis Management, History, Pedagogical Preparation, Geography. Author and co-author of more than 150 scientific publications on broadly defined security and physical culture.

Dr Magdalena Czubak-Koch

Doctor of Humanities in pedagogy, andragologist, trainer, therapist. Author of monographs and articles focused on issues related to the contemporary labour market. Her previous research has focused on the social nature of corporate learning and organisational culture. Her research interests include learning processes in the areas of non-formal and informal education.

The research issues are part of the research stream related to learning and supporting human development in different phases of life, as well as in different places, spaces, situations, social or professional roles. As a coach and therapist, she supports in improving cognitive processes, developing skills, building strategies and capacities for learning.

Dr Rafał Depczyński

He has a PhD in law, researching armed conflict, the right to self-defence, the law of the use of arms, UN peacekeeping operations, youth pro-defence education and military intelligence and counter-intelligence activities. He has authored or co-authored more than 50 scientific and popular science publications.

Graduate of Postgraduate Studies in European Law, doctoral studies at WPiA UG and School of International Humanitarian Law of Armed Conflicts in Radziejowice. In 2006, he participated in the UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon, where after the end of the armed conflict (July War), he was appointed to the international commission assessing the loss of UNIFIL property and violations of IHL KZ. He is a member of the Polish Society for Security Studies and president of the PRO VETERANI Foundation.

Dr Bogusława Karpińska-Głowacka

Doctor of Law, legal counsel, mediator. Registered on the list of permanent mediators of the District Court in Olsztyn. Academic lecturer with 15 years of experience, pro-dean. Legal counsel - mediator running her own law office.

Customer service at the Free Legal Aid Service. Reviewer of the Kortowski Law Review. Promoter of many bachelor's and master's theses. Author of several articles on legal topics.

Dr Izabella Kęsy

Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of economics and finance, Master's degree in mathematics, completed 4 postgraduate studies. Member of the scientific research team "Management researchers".

Author of 12 chapters in monographs and scientific articles. Her research interests relate to issues concerning family businesses and the labour market.

Damian Kowalski, MA

Doctoral student and graduate of the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Gdańsk graduate of the Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz. Coach and instructor in 17 sports and physical recreation disciplines. Instructor in water rescue. Member of the WOPR training commission of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship. President of the "Wodniacy Sępólno" sports club.

Author (or co-author, or scientific co-editor) of more than 170 scientific papers, including but not limited to: 9 book editions, scientific monographs, script editions, and more than 160 scientific articles, chapters in monographs or papers in the fields of: physical culture, water rescue, swimming, defence and water education, water safety and crisis management. Member of several Scientific Councils and Societies. Motor preparation coach for EPI, American Council on Exercise (ACE), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Nutritionist focusing on holistic nutrition in sport and everyday life. Researches the effects of cold on the human body through cold baths implement fitness and physical activity. Promoter of healthy lifestyles and physical activity with fitness enhancement.

Dr Andrey Lymar

Doctor of social sciences in sociology. Master's degree in psychology. Author of more than 120 scientific publications, member and chairman of organising committees of numerous scientific conferences in Poland and abroad on safety, education, management, youth work, social processes.

Reviewer of scientific journals, member of editorial board of various scientific and journalistic editions. Member of expert groups for social programmes.

Dr Anna Majer

Doctor of Social Sciences in the field of pedagogy. She completed her Doctoral Studies in Pedagogy and Political Science at the University of Gdańsk. Master's degree in sociology (UG). Graduate of Postgraduate Pedagogical Studies (UG), as well as postgraduate studies - Tutoring and coaching in education (2022, WSKZ) and Job-coaching - modern career counselling (2023, SWPS).

Author of monographs, chapters and articles reflecting her scientific interests, e.g. in the field of sociology of the body, gender, pedagogy of media and popular culture, edutainment issues and "gender non-obvious" professions. Advocate of active didactic methods. Passionate about the history of culture and everyday life, as well as the history of medicine and the development of knowledge.

Maciej Ślusarczyk, MA

Master's degree in Managerial Economics, doctoral student at VUZF University in Sofia in the field of finance and accounting. In his research and teaching work, he deals with human resource management, project management and development in organisations.

Professionally, a long-time director in the construction industry and project manager, entrepreneur and chairman of the foundation's board.

Dr.-Ing. Janusz Popis

Retired officer of the National Fire Service. He obtained his PhD degree in security sciences from the Naval Academy in Gdynia at the Faculty of Command and Maritime Operations in 2013.

Author and reviewer of numerous publications in the field of public safety.

Dr Michał Garapich

MSc in Sociology, PhD in Sociology. Lecturer at various levels at the University of Roehampton in the Department of Social Sciences since 2006 (School of Humanities and Social Sciences since 2021). Author of second and third year undergraduate and graduate courses in: Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology.

He has written journalistic articles in magazines such as The Independent, Haaretz and LSE Blog,

Gazeta Wyborcza, Polityka, Krytyka Polityczna, Liberte, Rzeczpospolita, Errant Journal. Promoter of approximately 100 master's theses;

Dr Edith Weigel

Doctor of Humanities in Sociology; Master of Arts in Sociology. Currently FRAME Foundation Expert and Educator in Erasmus+ projects: Wellbeeing, RecyklArt, TeachMe, CultHera, CARE, Refashion for Good, Nebula. Evaluation specialist at the Non-public Teacher Training Centre "Modum". Author of 7 scientific publications, 3 didactic studies and author of journalistic texts for the Cogitantium quarterly. Experienced in remote teaching, author of didactic materials for e-learning (certificates of completion of courses in methodology of remote education).

Dr Aleksandra Pasieczna

Master's degree in psychology; PhD in social sciences in economics and finance.

Scholarship Holder of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Government Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Degree in economic sciences from the University of Strasbourg. Doctoral scholarship holder of the NCBiR; Scholarship holder of the Rector of Kozminski University. She received a distinction for her doctoral thesis at Kozminski University.

Dr. Elżbieta Kalinowska

Doctor of Humanities in pedagogy. Teaching consultant, co-author of educational journal texts and assignments

for children: Computer Gratka. Consultant for the support of mathematics education at the District Education and Culture Centre in Olesnica. Expert in the Ministry of National Education team preparing a draft of a new education standard preparing for the teaching profession. She led the team preparing an application for the competition for the best educational programmes (first place). She has extensive experience in the design of higher education and the creation of educational programme documentation in line with current legislation.

Dr. Małgorzata Gocman

Doctor of Humanities in psychology. Senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychology, University of Wrocław, from 2018 to 2020. Assistant Professor at the Institute of Psychology, University of Opole. Conducts training and consulting activities in recruitment, employee motivation and interpersonal communication for companies and institutions. 

MA Kamil Krawczyński

Graduate of English philology - teaching at the State Higher Vocational School in Elbląg, additional specialisation: pedagogical therapy of the first degree. Long-term teacher working mainly in the field of Stage III Education.

Dr Roman Bielicki

Doctor of humanities in the field of pedagogy at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. Graduate of Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz and Wyższa Szkoła Zarządzania i Bankowości in Poznań. 

Dr Arkadiusz Smagacz

Historian with a doctoral degree, with many years of experience in teaching and scientific research. He has lectured at Polish and foreign universities, including the Catholic University of Lublin, the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow and the Pontifical Institute of Spirituality and Anthropology in Rome.

In 2006, at the Adam Mickiewicz University, he obtained his doctoral degree. D. degree at the University of Wrocław. In 2013 he graduated from the Master of Business Administration and in 2018 from the Postgraduate Studies in Entrepreneurship Law. He has worked in local government and government administration. 

His research interests include: selected aspects of logistics and law, practical problems of law, administrative law, intellectual property law, bankruptcy and restructuring law. 

Author of eight monographs and some 160 scientific articles in the fields of law, security logistics and administration.  

Her research interests include: alternative dispute resolution, conflictology, mediation, legal psychology, conflict prevention and management in communities hosting refugees from Ukraine due to war. 

Participant of international іnternational conferences, author of articles and scientific publications in the field of criminology.

In his scientific and didactic work he deals with human resources management, competence management, strategic management for SMEs, succession aspect and attitudes of successors in family companies. He has authored, co-authored and edited more than 130 scientific publications, including among others scientific monographs on managerial competence, vocational education and management. In 2021, he received an honorary doctorate from the Berezhan Agrotechnical Institute.

Her scientific activities include research in teaching methodology, pedagogy of creativity. She is the author of approximately 220 scientific and scientific-methodical publications. Participant of many national and international scientific conferences.

Lecturer with over 30 years of experience, organiser of dozens of national and international seminars, conferences and congresses. Author of 4 monographs and 9 edited papers and more than 50 scientific articles. Reviewer of many doctoral and postdoctoral theses, monographs, articles. Repeatedly awarded for scientific, organisational and teaching achievements.

His scientific and research interests include; supervising and coordinating the execution, research and work related to the impact of the human factor on the human working environment, monitoring and analysing the needs for the possibility and development of technical-logistics facilities, in terms of planned economic activities and unplanned destructive actions that can be triggered by the forces of nature and man.

National Coordinator for the Transport of Refugees from Ukraine, Board Representative for Commercial Affairs at PKP Intercity S.A., Director of the Timetable and Product Office at PKP Intercity S.A.  

Author of 5 monographs, 31 chapters in national collective works, 3 in foreign collective works, 7 articles in national journals and 4 foreign books, translator of texts. Participant of 24 scientific national conferences and 7 scientific foreign conferences. 

In his work with students, he particularly focuses on confronting the diversity of ways of thinking and perceiving reality and exploring individual experiences.

Since 2022 Expert of Agora S.A. in the field of articles and guides on judicial administrative proceedings. Collaborator of Wolters Kluwer Polska S.A. in the field of drafting practical commentaries on laws and legal issues. 

Promoter of more than 100 bachelor's and master's theses in the fields of law, administration and internal security.  

Subject matter expert/coordinator of international projects of the Imago Foundation. Coordinator of the project: "Regenerative break services for carers of dependent persons with disabilities", expert in the project: "Monitoring of activities of governmental and self-governmental administration units in the Lower Silesian Voivodship in the context of realisation of the rights of persons with disabilities and adjustment to the provisions of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities". Researcher at the University of Wrocław, expert in the CoSIE-Co creation of Service Innovation in Europe project. 

Participant of many scientific conferences both in Poland and abroad. Author of numerous publications and expertises for the public sector, in the field of rights of persons with disabilities and respite care. Academic lecturer for 20 years. 

Associated with the European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk since 2008, Deputy Director (2014-2020), currently Plenipotentiary Director for Academic Affairs. He is interested in contemporary social and political theory and ethical challenges of modernity. In his previous research he has dealt, among others, with the transformation of modernity, the crisis of democracy, the history of the idea of solidarity, new social movements, the concept of social design and subjective identity. Scholarship holder of the KAAD foundation in Berlin and visiting scholar at the Catholic University of America in Washington. Author and co-author of several works on the history and idea of solidarity.

His research activities include topics related to urban logistics, transport service management and the development of shared mobility.

In her teaching work, she values discussions in class, the exchange of opinions and the presentation of opinions, which often move from a purely scientific topic to general social issues.

She specialises in school pedagogy, childcare pedagogy, institutional foster care, pedagogical therapy, counselling and psycho-pedagogical support. Her research interests focus on the transformations of contemporary childhood, qualitative research on childhood, institutional foster care, family and educational counselling, counteracting violence in the educational environment.

Participant of numerous national and international scientific conferences on administrative procedure. She conducts didactic classes in the field of court-administrative proceedings and administrative law, conducts examinations. Thematic reviewer in the scientific journal "Civilisation Approximations" - Publisher of the Higher Vocational School in Włocławek. Expert in the internet service Infor.pl. 

Her research interests include volunteering, community engagement and democracy, discourse analysis and research on the experience of migration. She has authored and co-authored 35 scientific publications and has organised and participated in dozens of scientific conferences, including 15 international conferences.

University lecturer with 10 years of experience, specialises in conducting classes related to institutional management, project management, administrative processes and Polish and world history. Editor of the periodical "Freedom and Solidarity". Author of several dozen articles on recent Polish history. Author of a history textbook for secondary and technical schools.

Author of dozens of scientific publications, including the monograph: Institutionalisation of Migration Life in the Local Space of Gdańsk and numerous articles on settlements and population movements.

Lecturer with many years of experience, author of 22 national and international publications on public finance, financial markets, insurance, financial market in Poland. Participant of many international scientific conferences.

She has also participated in national and international conferences and is the author of articles and scientific publications on criminal law, forensic science, criminal procedure. Her area of interest also includes criminology.

Professionally associated with the European Solidarity Centre, she is the ECS Director's Plenipotentiary for International Affairs and Protocol.  

Creator of a model of cooperation between cultural institutions and museums and the tourist guide community, coordinator of branding and relationship design projects with external stakeholders nationally and internationally. 

Trainer, mediator, training coordinator, conducts training in mediation for pedagogical staff in Wroclaw and other cities in Poland. 

Founder and president of the Wrocław branch of the Polish Mediation Centre. Organiser of International Mediator Day celebrations. Participant in the Week Against Crime organised under the patronage of the Ombudsman. Organiser of conferences on mediation.

Researcher in the social sciences, humanities, security, sciences and natural, medical and health sciences. Initiator and co-organiser of dozens of seminars, national and international scientific conferences. Author, co-author, scientific co-editor of more than 80 scientific studies, including, among others: 78 book editions, scientific monographs, script editions and digital studies. President of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

He teaches: economics, economics of road transport, freight forwarding, logistics, transport policy, costs in transport, business economics, international economic relations, economic calculation in transport. 

He has been repeatedly honoured with awards from the Rector of the University of Gdansk, the Medal of Merit for Transport of the Republic of Poland, the Medal of the Commission of National Education, and the Golden Cross of Merit. He is a member of many scientific circles, including the GNT in Gdansk and the Austrian Society of Transporters. 

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Prof. Dr. Wojciech Polak

Born in 1962 in Olsztyn. Historian, academic employee of the Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) in Toruń and the Pomeranian University. He obtained the title of professor in 2008. Since 2021, he has been the director of the Centre for Research into the History of Solidarity and Social Resistance in the People's Republic of Poland at the Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK). He is currently conducting research mainly on the history of the People's Republic of Poland (martial law in Poland, the activities of the Security Service, state-church relations, the history of the democratic opposition and "Solidarity").

Author of some 30 books on the subject, as well as numerous articles, source publications and edited collective works. Editor-in-chief of the scientific yearbook "Copernicus. Modern and Contemporary Times'. He has been a member of the College of the IPN since 2016. From 2018 to 2021 he was the President of this body. He currently serves as vice-chairman. In 2020 he was awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland by the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda for his outstanding merits in scientific and research work, teaching and journalism, for the dissemination of knowledge about the most recent Polish history.

Prof. Dr. Jerzy Będźmirowski

Graduate of the Naval Academy in Gdynia. Researcher at the Faculty of Command and Maritime Operations at the Naval Academy, titular professor since 2013. He has published more than two hundred scientific and popular science articles in national and international periodicals and is the author of several monographs.

Dariusz Władysław Skalski, D.Sc.

Doctor of pedagogical sciences and doctor of physical culture sciences, engineer, professor at the J. Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Gdańsk. Professor at the Ivan Bobersky Lviv State University of Physical Culture, professor at the National University of Water Management and Natural Resources in Rivne, visiting professor at the National University of Water Management and Natural Resources. Associated with the Pomeranian University since 2015.

Dr Jacek Winiarski

Doctor of Economics in Management, Doctor of Technical Sciences in Computer Science, Master of Science in Technical Physics. Since 2015 professor at the University of Gdansk, Faculty of Economics, Department of Electronic Business.

Dr Joanna Leska-Ślęzak

Political scientist, assistant professor at the Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. Author of numerous publications on civilisational change, social policy, migration movements, Polish immigration policy, social security, Polish-Dutch relations, including the monograph "Poles in the Netherlands.

Dr Dariusz Wieczorek

Doctor of economic sciences in the discipline of management sciences. Since 1999, assistant professor at the University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Management. Senior lecturer in the fields of: finance and accounting, management. Author of scientific publications related to management principles in modern economic organisations and institutions with particular emphasis on project and portfolio management, as well as financial management.

MA Błażej Brunke

Master's degree in German and English philology, teacher of English, German and visual arts.

Małgorzata Dietrich, M.Sc.

Graduate of the Koszalin University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, specialisation: engineering applications of computers and computer assisted management. Teacher of vocational subjects at the Complex of Economic Schools in Starogard Gdański in the profession of IT technician. 

Mariusz Lewandowski, M.Sc.

A graduate of the Naval Academy and the US Army Logistics University (ALU) at Fort Lee VA. He holds a master's degree in navigation and the military rank of lieutenant commander (res.).

Mateusz Solański, MA

Master's degree in political science, master's degree in law, completed his legal training at the Pomeranian Bar Association in Gdańsk with the professional title of attorney. He graduated from the Ad exemplum school of procedural law. He is conducting research for his doctoral dissertation on the institution of a magistrate and its implementation in the Polish legal system.

Grzegorz Śliwiński, MA

Master's degree in business administration, manager of practical training at EMPAC Poland. Lecturer in occupational health and safety, teacher of general technical vocational subjects, teacher of the following subjects: basics of entrepreneurship, running a business.

MA Kamila Turzynska

Master's degree in psychology with specialisation in social pathology and forensic-penitentiary psychology. She has been professionally involved with the Prison Service for 15 years. Currently, she performs her duties as a psychologist where she provides psychological care to persons deprived of liberty by conducting consultations and psychological examinations, as well as conducting re-socialisation programmes, and also as a coordinator for legal education or a spokesperson for the Director of the Detention Centre in Starogard Gdański.

Ewa Tomaszewska, MA

Master's degree in general pedagogy. Graduate of the Pedagogical Academy in Słupsk and the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. She specialises in early childhood pedagogy and art education as well as art therapy. She is also interested in journalism, clothing design and photography. She has 20 years of experience in teaching and educational work. She runs art therapy classes at the Social Centre for Family Support in Starogard Gdański, and is the pedagogical director of the NAD WIERZYCA Education Centre.

Dr Agnieszka Zembrzuska

Master's degree in philosophy, doctorate in social sciences in pedagogy. Graduate of postgraduate studies in speech therapy for teachers, professional counselling, organisation and management of education.

She gained her practical experience working as a vocational guidance teacher in a primary school. She cooperated in the development of the curriculum for the studies in the field of preschool and early childhood pedagogy of the unified master's degree and second-degree studies - according to the new standard of teacher education in preschool and early childhood education, program director/manager of the new field of preschool and early childhood education, manager of full-time studies of second-degree preschool and early childhood pedagogy within the project "Teacher of preschool and early childhood education"), coordinator of the Erasmus + Programme, expert on the subject. Interviewer, co-author and trainer of the "Career Kaleidoscope" tool for career counsellors to work with people 13+, trainer and consultant of the school tutoring programme - College of Tutors, coordinator of the scientific seminars "Educational Thursdays", co-organiser of national and international scientific conferences.

Dr. Małgorzata Obrycka

Master's degree in Pedagogy, PhD in Pedagogy and Political Science.She obtained her degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. She is currently a student of JSM Psychology at the School of Business.

Volunteer, coordinator and expert at the Educational and Training Centre of the Social Action Association /SAS/ in Gdańsk: professional experience gained outside the university is closely related to the field of pedagogy. She undertakes activities in the following areas: ethical upbringing, pedagogy of the family, methodology of social research - including assessing the usefulness of methods, techniques and research tools appropriate for recognising educational phenomena. Promoter of approximately 200 undergraduate theses.

Dr Alicja Czerkawska

Doctor of Humanities in the field of pedagogy, Doctor of Social Sciences in the discipline of pedagogy. She completed postgraduate studies "Counsellor - Trainer - Consultant. Lifelong vocational guidance" with a qualification as a vocational counsellor.

Her research interests are in social pedagogy and in particular in counselling. He studies and researches the process of counselling, in particular he deals with issues of existential counselling, in which the individual is helped to integrate the spheres of family, professional, social life and the life, family, professional problems of the counseled and the possibilities of classifying them.

Jacek Ozimek, MA

Master's degree in Polish philology, master's degree in psychology with specialisation in clinical and personality psychology. Public school teacher. Since 2011 director, diagnostic psychologist, psychotherapy consultant, supervisor of the Non-public Psychological and Pedagogical Clinic PRO VOBIS.

Dr Michalina Gladun

Master's degree in care and educational pedagogy, PhD in social sciences in the field of pedagogy. She received her doctoral degree in 2024 at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk. She acquired her practical experience working as a teacher in a day care centre in a Public Elementary School and, since 2020, working as a school day care teacher. Contract teacher. She completed her competence studies, "Climate and Environment" at the Paweł Adamowicz Civic Studies.

Dr Robert Opora

Master's degree in psychology, doctorate in pedagogy, post-doctorate in pedagogy.

Research and teaching associate. Psychologist, therapist, supervisor at the Family Gdańsk Foundation. Court mediator. Since 2021 she runs her own clinical practice in which she provides therapy, training and counselling.

MA Paulina Pleskot-Rogozińska

Master's degree in speech therapy with a specialisation in early speech intervention.

She has gained her professional experience as a speech therapy teacher in public and non-public kindergartens and psychological-educational counselling centres. She has completed a number of trainings including MNRI(R) Oral-Facial Reflex Integration training, levels 1 and 2 at the International Institute of Dr. Svetlana Masgutova or MNRI Neurotactile Therapy training.

Dr Krystyna Ziolkowska

Master of Administration, Master of Law, Doctor of Laws at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. Member of the Polish Confessional Law Society. Participant of many scientific conferences in Poland and abroad (Italy, Slovakia, Ukraine). Author of numerous publications on labour law.

His area of interest is mainly the political and military situation in the Baltic in the interwar period, the Cold War in the Baltic, national maritime security and international security in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Participant in 197 national and international scientific conferences and seminars, author, co-author and scientific editor of 758 scientific papers (including, inter alia: 115 scientific monographs), 1 scientific invention patented in the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, 517 scientific articles, 11 script editions, 5 training films and 46 scientific articles indexed in world scientific journals (inter alia IF, Scopus, WoS, IC).  

Awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland with the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2010) and the Golden Cross of Merit (2002), the Gold Medal for Long Service (2012), as well as numerous state awards (Medal of the Commission of National Education - 2003), departmental, organisational and regional awards.

Assistant professor and senior lecturer at the University of Gdańsk from 2006 to 2014. Author of numerous publications related to IT and digitisation in Polish and English.

Author of works "Dynamics, conditions, prevention of suicides in the last quarter of the twentieth century in Poland", "Effectiveness of re-socialisation of convicts in the opinion of pedagogy students depending on their criminological orientation", "Kulturotechnique of re-socialisation" as well as over a dozen scientific articles in the field of social pathology, criminology and re-socialisation pedagogy. 

During his many years of practice as an academic teacher, he has promoted around three hundred graduates in the field of pedagogy, in particular with a specialisation in re-socialisation pedagogy with addiction prevention.

Her publications focus in particular on the study of the impact of foster care on mental health and have appeared in the scientific national and international press.

His scientific interests are mainly in the political thought of the opposition, social security during the systemic transformation. Organiser of numerous scientific conferences, author of dozens of scientific articles and several collective works.

Past and Present', lecturer and examiner accredited by the Ministry of Family and Social Policy.

Participant of the project "Academy of EU Studies for School and University Students" implemented by the Institute of Public Administration of the P. Mogilev Black Sea National University, manager of the statutory work entitled "Health Security and its Place in the State Security System". "Health security and its place in the state security system", manager of the statutory work "Evaluation of the activities of entities responsible for health security".

Since 2017, he has been professionally involved with the European Solidarity Centre, which has broadened his competence in project management in cultural institutions. 

His current research interests include issues of recent Polish and European history, with particular emphasis on the history of the Solidarity social movement, as well as historical education, the culture of remembrance and research methodology. He is fluent in both Italian and Spanish.

Awarded the Medal of the National Education Commission. 

Between 2011-2021 President of the Board of the Foundation Institute for Project Development , think-tank promoting good management practices in public institutions and business entities. Manager of implementation projects (e.g. project management procedures in the Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship, procedure for monitoring the Voivodeship Strategy, procedure for carrying out public consultations), manager of the Entrepreneur-Friendly Municipality project (2012-2015), expert in social projects (e.g. Mature Entrepreneurship, Psychological Support Network).

Since 2009, she has been working with the Pomeranian University of Science and Technology in Starogard Gdański as an information technology lecturer. At the School of Banking in Gdańsk and Gdynia, she conducts laboratories in information technology, information technology and business data visualisation and mining in the fields of IT, logistics and economics.

His research interests are mainly in linguistic change taking into account the impact of modern media on the development and evolution of language used globally. 

He developed his career at sea, in commands and staffs as well as universities and centres of excellence (NATO Centres of Excellence ) in Poland and abroad, dealing with operational planning (OPP), logistics (RLS), HNS support, maritime transport, specialised design and consultancy for the shipbuilding industry. He specialises in logistics and training packages, economic and legal translations, conducting officer and qualification courses, teaching subjects related to security, market and multinational logistics and transport economics. 

Passionate about aviation, shipbuilding, naval science and foreign languages. He spends his free time reading, improving his translation skills, developing his culinary skills and travelling. 

His main areas of research and practice are constitutional law, civil law with particular emphasis on contract law, public procurement law and administrative proceedings. In his work with students, he emphasises not only the theoretical, but especially the practical application of the skills of the law in its broadest sense.

Pomeranian University
in Starogard Gdanski
112/114 Kościuszki St.
83-200 Starogard Gdański
Pomeranian voivodeship

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Pomeranian University
in Starogard Gdański
the first university
in Kociewie, established
more than 20 years ago.
PU offers under- and postgraduate studies
on various courses:
. Administration, Pedagogy,
Logistics, Internal security

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