Dr Marcin Zubek holds a Ph.D. in political science and is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of European Studies, Jagiellonian University. His academic interests revolve around peacebuilding processes in the post-conflict environment as well as democratic control of security policy. He gained significant academic background and experience by participating in high-profile seminars and courses at the K.U. Leuven, Maastricht University, Prague Security Studies Institute, Centre for Comparative Conflict Studies in Belgrade, LUISS School of Government in Rome. He is involved in management, teaching and research in a number of projects at the JU, such as: Regional Parliaments in Europe project, EUCHAL Jean Monnet Module, PLATO H2020 ITN, EU3D Horizon 2020 and a number of Jean Monnet Actions.