Jolanta Darczewska
, Ph.D.
Head
Department for internal security in Eastern Europe

Born in 1950, graduate of the Institute of Pedagogy of Jagiellonian University, PhD. In OSW since 1992. Since 1993 she held executive positions: head of Press Department (1993-1998), Security and Defence Department (1998-2004), deputy director of OSW (2004-2007), director of OSW (2007-2011). Since 2011 the deputy director of OSW.

Since 2007 she is member of Council of the Foundation Aid to Poles in the East – currently the vice-chairman. Member of the Editorial Board of the “New Eastern Europe” journal (2008-2013). President of the Jury in “Ambassador of the New Europe” competition (2012-2013).

Expertise: 
  • Security of the Post-Soviet states in interior dimension, including security management, specialized authorities and their role in political system.