Przemysław Biskup is a Senior Analyst of the European Union Programme at PISM, with responsibility for the Brexit portfolio. Przemyslaw’s research focuses on the UK-EU relations, and on the EU’s role in British domestic politics. His interests also include comparative Euroscepticism, transatlantic relations, UK devolution, as well as British colonial and postcolonial policies.
Przemyslaw holds Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Warsaw (2006). His background is both in Political Science (MA, Warsaw, 2000) and Law (LLM, 2001, Warsaw). He completed the International Business and Trade Summer Law Program, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America (2001). In 2002 Przemysław held the Marie Curie Fellowship at the Sussex European Institute and in 2004 the Government Scholarship of the Neuchâtel Canton at the Université de Neuchâtel. In 2006 he completed an internship at the European People’s Party Group in the European Parliament.
Prior to joining the PISM analytical team in September 2017, Przemyslaw was conducting research and teaching at the University of Warsaw’s Institutes of Political Science and of European Studies (2006-2017). He has also been teaching at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw (since 2016). He was a Visiting Professor at the Institut d'études politiques de Lyon (Sciences Po Lyon) (2016, 2018). In 2004-2017 he was also delivering guest lectures at the University of Sheffield, the Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Sussex, the University of Malta, the Université libre de Bruxelles, the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, the Charles University of Prague, and the Masaryk University of Brno.
Przemyslaw published some 50 academic papers and authored/edited/co-edited five books. During his work at the University of Warsaw he co-established and coordinated the British Socio-Political Studies Research Group BRITANNIA and participated in/managed three research projects funded from grants of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education/National Science Centre. They focused on the influence of devolution on the UK’s European policy-making; the influence of British political identity on the UK’s participation in European integration projects; as well as on the role of Polish MEP in shaping policies of the European Parliament (2004-2009). In the course of his academic career he also prepared analytical papers for the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Commission Representation in Poland, and for the Natolin European Centre. He is a member of political research associations in Poland and abroad, including IPSA and UACES.