Kacper Szulecki ← Back


  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

Kacper is an assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo (Norway). His research focuses on energy and climate policy, including specific issues like national renewable energy policies, energy security and securitization, the impact of energy transformation on the socio-political context, anti-nuclear movements as well as international energy (geo)politics. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Konstanz (summa cum laude) and an M.SC. from VU University Amsterdam (cum laude).

Before moving to Oslo, he was a Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, a guest researcher at the Department of Climate Policy, DIW Berlin, a research fellow at the Cluster of Excellence “Cultural Foundations of Integration” in Konstanz and an intern at the Institute for Environmental Studies
(IVM) at VU Amsterdam. He is also the founder and research coordinator of the Environmental Studies and Policy Research Institute (ESPRi) in Poland.

Kacper is involved in several international networks dealing with climate and energy policy: a mamber of the Managment Committee of the COST action INGOV – Innovations in Climate Governance (http://www.inogov.eu), an affiliate of CICEP “Strategic Challenges in International Climate and Energy Policy (http://www.cicep.uio.no/english/) and a research fellow of the Earth System Governance network. (http://www.earthsystemgovernance.org/).

He is also one of the editors and a columnist of the popular Polish online weekly “Kultura Liberalna”, where he writes on climate, energy, international politics and general culture. (http://kulturaliberalna.pl/en/).