Korab-Karpowicz, Wlodzimierz Julian was born in 1953 in Gliwice, Poland. Son of Zbigniew and Danuta. Brought up and raised in the city of Gdansk, Poland, he was a student leader in the Solidarity movement. As a graduate student he was awarded the Scholarship of the Leadership Development Office of the Presbyterian Church (USA). He came to Canada in 1982 and became a Canadian citizen in 1989. In 1991 he returned to Poland and was elected Deputy Mayor of Gdansk and then became a Polish diplomat. He served also as an Expert for the European Union. He has taught at a number of universities around the world, including Bilkent University in Turkey, Kyung Hee University in South Korea, the Lebanese American University in Lebanon; and more recently, at the Texas State University in the United States. He has published widely. He is the author of several books, including, Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus: New Directions for the Future Development of Humankind (Routledge 2017) and of many articles in scholarly journals. He has received D.Phil. from the University of Oxford, Trinity College.