Project Description

Łukasz Pawłowski

Political commentator, journalist, speechwriter, Poland

Łukasz is a psychologist and sociologist by education, holding a PhD in social sciences. He completed his dissertation on contemporary theories of democracy in 2014. He had earlier academic stays at Indiana University (USA) and the University of Oxford (UK).

Between 2013 and 2020 he was the managing editor and then also the chief of the political section at Kultura Liberalna – a leading Polish liberal magazine.

He is now a freelance political commentator and advisor specializing in Polish and American politics. He is the author of many interviews on these subjects with, among others, Anne Applebaum, Martin Wolf and Fareed Zakaria, as well as Polish top politicians including former prime ministers and presidents. His articles appeared in Polish and foreign media including: “Gazeta Wyborcza”, “Onet”, “Polityka” and “Financial Times”.

In 2020 he published his first book “Druga fala prywatyzacji” (“Second wave of privatization”). He co-hosts a weekly podcast on American politics and society called “Podkast amerykański” (“American podcast”).