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Jacek Lubecki


Dr. Jacek Lubecki
Associate Professor


Professor Lubecki received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies in 2000, and has been a faculty member at Georgia Southern since 2012.  He teaches and researches mostly in the fields of Comparative Politics and Military Security Studies, and has also taught courses on Global Political Economy and in American Political Thought.  Professor Lubecki’s research has been published in journals such as Europe-Asia StudiesEast European Politics and Societies, The Polish Review, and The New Ukraine. He has also published in a popular magazine The Armchair General.

Research and Teaching Interests: East-Central Europe, political cultures, Polish politics and history, military history and policy, Middle East, terrorism, counter-insurgency, American Political Thought, Global Political Economy.

Selected Publications (peer reviewed): 

“Józef Piłsudski’s influence on Polish Armed Forces of Interwar Period” in The Polish Review, Vol. LVI, Nos. 1-2, 2011:23-46

Co-authored with Andrew Drummond, “Reconstructing Galicia: Mapping the Cultural and Civic Traditions of the Former Austrian Galicia in Poland and Ukraine” in Europe-Asia Studies, v. 62, no.8 October 2010, 1311-1338

Co-authored with Lech Szczegóła “Polish Exceptionalism. What Explains Low Turnout in Polish Post-Communist Elections?” in The Polish Review, v. 52, no. 1, Winter 2007, 3-35.

“Poland in Iraq. Politics of the Decision,” in The Polish Review, v. 50, no. 1, Summer 2005, 69-94.

“Echoes of Latifundism? Electoral Constituencies of Successor Parties in Eastern Europe,” in Eastern European Politics and Societies, v. 18, no. 1, Winter 2004, 10-44.

Last updated: 1/26/2023