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Longin Pastusiak

educator , speaker , Member of the Sejm

Longin Pastusiak, Polish Senate speaker, education educator. Recipient Silver Cross of Merit, Polish President, 1972, Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, 1985, Parliamentarian of the Year, World Foundation Health, Reason, Heart, 1997.


PASTUSIAK, Longin was born on August 22, 1935 in Lodz, Poland. Parents: Józef Pastusiak and Sabina Pastusiak (née Wilmanska).


Warsaw University, Master of Arts, journalism, 19541957. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Master of Arts, international relations. 1959; American University, Washington, Doctor, international relations.

Higher School of Social Studies, Warsaw, Doctor of Philosophy, international relations, 1963. Institut, of History, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Habilitation, 1967. Spoken languages: Polish, English, Russian.

German, French.


Member of council of advisors, 1981-1985, member, Socio-Economic Council, 1986-1989, Member of the Sejm, since 1991. Deputy Leader of the Alliance of the Democratic Left. Member. Parliamentary Committee on Poles Living Abroad, since 1991.

Member. Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, 199I-. Member of Polish Delegation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly, since 1992. Chairman, Seym PolishCanada Bilateral Group, since 1992.

Professor, Polish Institut, of International Affairs, since 1963. Co-editor. Studies in Political Science, 1965-1990. President, Warsaw Association, of Political Science, 1967-1976.

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Warsaw University, 1967-1968. Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University, 1969. Member. Scientific Council, Polish Institut, of International Affairs, since 1972.

Member of research committee on Polish ethnic groups abroad, Polish Academy of Science. 1972-1990; visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, DePaul University, Chicago, 1977. Editor in chief, Polish Political Science Yearbook, 1979-1991.

Member of editorial board. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1979-1991. Member of editorial board.

International Studies Quarterly, 1980-1991. Visiting Professor, Ohio State University, 1983-1984. Vice-President of the Political Science Committee, Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1990.

Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1990. Noted scholar. Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, 1990. Member of National Commission on Qualifications of Scholars and Scholarly Titles, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Book, United States Diplomacy, 18th and 19th Century, 1997. Author: (book) Ladies of the White House, 2000, The Presidents of the United States of America, 2002. Contributor articles over 600 scholarly publications(90 public in foreign languages), more than 69 books, editor, contributor of 76 others Public 431 scholarly articles, 162 book reviews, 3000 articles in daily, weekly journals.


President Polish. Political Science Association, Warsaw, 1985—1988. Vice president International Political Science Association, Oslo, 1991—1994. President Poland-Canada Society, Warsaw, 1986—1991.

Member Polish United Workers' Party, 1961—1990, Supreme Council of the Polish Social-Democratic Party, 1995. Member, central board Polish Political Sciences Association, 1967—1998, chairman, 1985—1993. Member executive committee International Political Sciences Association, 1988—1994, deputy chairman, 1991—1994.

Member State Commission for Scholarly Degrees, 1991—1993. Member of Club of Rome, Political Science Communications, Polish Academy of Sciences, The Club of Contemporary Political Thought, Parliamentarians for Global Action, Poland Republic of Korea Society (deputy president since 1997), Euro-Atlantic Society, Polish Canada Society since 1991.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis; international politics, Polish foreign policy.


Married Anna Ochab Pastusiak, July 30, 1960. Children: Felix, Alexandra.

Jozef Pastusiak

Sabina Wilmanska

Anna Ochab Pastusiak

Felix Pastusiak

Alexandra Pastusiak