Kacper Szulecki ← Back


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

Kacper Szulecki is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo.

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“, 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. He is a Member of the Management Committee of the COST action at the Innovations in Climate Governance (INGOV), an Affiliate of CICEP “Strategic Challenges in International Climate and Energy Policy,  and a Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance network.

He is 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.

His research focuses on energy and climate policy, including specific issues like national renewable energy policies, energy security and securitisation, the impact of energy transformation on the socio-political context, anti-nuclear movements, as well as international energy (geo)politics.

Kasper holds a PhD from the University of Konstanz and an MSc. from VU University Amsterdam.