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Georgia Southern University Names Jacek Lubecki, Ph.D. Director of The Center for International Studies

08-22 Georgia Southern University Names Jacek Lubecki, Ph.D. Director of The Center for International StudiesGeorgia Southern University has named Jacek Lubecki, Ph.D., assistant vice president for Academic Affairs and director of its Center for International Studies.

Prior to joining Georgia Southern, Lubecki served as coordinator of International Studies and of Middle Eastern Studies and assistant and associate professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.   He previously taught at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs and at Millikin University in Decatur, Ill.  Lubecki has also taught classes on terrorism, counter-insurgency and politics of the Middle East.

Lubecki, who was born in Poland, studied law and romance languages at the Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland. He received his Ph.D. in International Studies from the Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver in 2000.

His publications include “Poland in Iraq” (The Polish Review, summer 2005), “Echoes of Latifundism” (Eastern European Politics and Societies, winter 2004) and “Reconstructing Galicia (Europe-Asia Studies, 2010). He also published articles on Polish military history in the popular journal The Armchair General. His article on Jozef Pilsudski as a military leader was published in The Polish Review in 2011.

Georgia Southern University, a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 120 degree programs serving more than 20,000 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. In 2012, the University was named one of the Top 10 most popular universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report and is a top choice of Georgia’s HOPE scholars.  Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered approach to education. Visit:

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