Prof. Zdzisław Krasnodębski, Vice President and Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur EDF
Mr. Krasnodębski holds a Doctorate in Sociology from the University of Warsaw, where he also received his habilitation. He served as professor of sociology at the University of Kassel. Between 1998 and 2009 he was the Head of the Department of Central and Eastern European Studies and Head of Interdisciplinary Studies into Polish Culture at the University of Bremen, where he still has a professorship. From 2001 to 2011 Professor Krasnodębski was associate professor at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. After serving as Member of the Civil Service Council in the Office of the Prime Minister from 2007-2009, he became a Member of the European Parliament for the European Conservatives and Reformists Group in 2014 and is its Vice-President since 2018. He also is the Head of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Western Affairs and Co-chairman of the Steering Committee of the Polish-British Belvedere Forum.