Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations of the Institute of Political Sciences and Journalism at the University of Silesia. Habilitated Doctor of Social Science in the scope of political science (specialities: international security, international relations). His research interests mainly include cyber jihad, cyberwarfare, the phenomenon of information warfare as well as the conditions and implications of armed conflicts. He was a scholar at the University of Cambridge and implemented an international research grant from the International Council for Canadian Studies. He has published 3 monographs and more than 45 research papers so far.