Professor of social sciences. Sociologist, analyst, political consultant and public intellectual. Author of articles and scientific and journalistic books on the dynamics of hidden social processes and, more recently, the impact of the digital revolution on social life.
From 2008 to 2010 advisor to the President of the Republic of Poland Lech Kaczyński. Since 2015, advisor on state security to Polish President Andrzej Duda and head of the National Security Office. Heads the Centre for the Study of Civilisational Challenges at the Academy of Military Arts.
Author of books including: „Violence and cognition: a study in the non-classical sociology of knowledge”, Toruń 1995; co-author of „Privatizing the Police-State: The case of Poland”, London 2000; „Suicide of the Enlightenment? How new technologies are ravaging the human world’, Kraków 2015.
He has recently published: „Cyber versus the real: Civilisation in a techno-trap”, Warsaw 2022; Jarema Piekutowski’s interview-thriller.