Slawomir Sierakowski is a political analyst. He is a founder and leader of Krytyka Polityczna (Political Critique), an Eastern European movement of liberal intellectuals, artists and activists, with branches in Ukraine and Russia. He is also the director of the Institute for Advanced Study in Warsaw and the president of the Stanislaw Brzozowski Association, overseeing its publishing house; its online opinion site; cultural centers in Warsaw, Gdansk, and Cieszyn. He became a contributing opinion writer for The International New York Times in the fall of 2013 and a columnist for the Project Syndicate in 2015. A graduate of the University of Warsaw, Sierakowski has been awarded fellowships from Yale, Princeton and Harvard and from the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. Currently, he is the Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow 2018-2019 at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin.