Minister of Science and Higher Education, Dariusz Wieczorek, has appointed Dr hab. Eliza Przeździecka, Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), and Dr hab. Andrzej Szeptycki, Professor at the University of Warsaw, to the Board of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission.
Eliza Przeździecka is a professor at SGH and leads the Institute of International Economics at the SGH College of World Economy. She is also a senior economist in the Economic Analysis Team of Deloitte Advisory. She has over 20 years of professional experience in analytical and research work, in the private sector, academia and non-governmental organizations. She is the author of reports on foreign direct investment, as well as studies on macroeconomics, business internationalization and international trade.
She has held foreign research and teaching fellowships abroad, including at Duke University in the United States, the German universities of Tübingen and Pforzheim and the French universities of Toulouse, Nancy and Paris, and in Swiss ZHAW in Winterthur. She has taught at the University of Trier in 2009-2018 and at the Vienna University of Economics in 2019-2021.
She holds a doctoral degree in economic sciences. She completed her master’s degree at the Warsaw School of Economics. She was a student of the doctoral programme (IDEA – International Doctorate in Economic Analysis) at the Universidad Autonoma in Barcelona. She also completed postgraduate studies at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics and at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University. She is a scholarship holder of the European Commission, Salzburg Seminar and Fulbright Commission programmes.
She was a member of the Board of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission from 2019 to 2022.
Andrzej Szeptycki is an Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, responsible for international cooperation. Political scientist, university professor at the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warsaw, and an expert at the Institute of Strategy 2050.
His research interests focus on the domestic and foreign policies of Ukraine, the foreign policy of Poland, the situation in the post-Soviet area, as well as postcolonial studies and memory politics.
He has lectured in France, Ukraine, and China. His latest publication is “Contemporary Polish-Ukrainian Relations” (Scholar 2023). Currently, he is the head of the research project “Russia’s Wars: Causes, Conditions, Course, and Consequences of Russian Federation Military Actions in the Post-Cold War Period,” funded by the National Science Centre.
Eliza Przeździecka and Andrzej Szeptycki have replaced Arkadiusz Adamczyk and Jan Wiśniewski on the Board, and we express our gratitude to them for their support of our organization.