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political scientist

Leszek Antoni Jesien, Polish political scientist. British Chevening scholar United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1993; National Forum Foundation visiting fellow, 1993; recipient award Western European Union Institute for Strategic Studies, 1997.


Jesien, Leszek Antoni was born on June 13, 1962 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Piotr and Marianna (Zarzycka) Jesien.


Master of Arts, Warsaw University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1995.


Television producer Teleart Ltd., Warsaw, 1987-1989. Foreign reporter Obserwator television News, 1990-1991. Foreign editor Obserwator Codzienny Daily, 1991-1992.

Foreign affairs specialist Government Press Office, 1992-1993. Western European editor Gazeta Wyborcza Daily, 1993-1995. Expert European Integration Office, 1995-1996.

Research fellow College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw, 1997-1998. Advisor prime minister and chief negotiator Poland Accession to European Union, Warsaw, since 1998. Senior associate member St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1993-1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: After Amsterdam, Before Enlargement. A Political Landscape of the European Union, 1998, Europe in the Mirror of Euroscepticisn, 1999, The Choice or Inertia. The Amsterdam Treaty and Theories of European Integration, 2000.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Film, classical music.


Married Katarzyna Anna Krol, January 7, 1994. 1 child, Karolina Anna.

Piotr Jesien

Marianna (Zarzycka) Jesien

Katarzyna Anna Krol

Karolina Anna Jesien