The president of ISMS 2018


Professor Ryszard Szpyra is graduate of the former Military Academy Jelenia Góra, the General Staff Academy of Poland (PhD), the US Air War Colllege, the National Defence University (professor). He served in the Polish Armed Forces for 33 years. For two years he served in former Yugoslavia in the Polish Battalion and  the UNPROFOR HQ in ZAGREB Croatia. He has held numerous teaching and academic positions at the National Defence University to include: Chief of Department of Aviation, Deputy Commander of the Department of Aviation and Air Defense, Deputy Dean of the National Security Faculty. Since 2010 till 2015, he was the representative of the National Defence University, member of the Executive Academic Board of the European Security and Defence College of the EU.

Since 1985 at the General Staff Academy, the National Defence University and the War Studies University he has taught operational art and war theory, air power in national security, military security, American military security,  information security, information warfare and war, cyber security. He has edited three books and published more than 50 chapters and articles on operational art and war theory, air power in national security, military security, American military security,  information security, information warfare and war.

Recently his research is focused on information warfare and war, information security and cyber security. He organized and participated in several national and international scientific conferences. He supervised a total of more than 120 masters and bachelors. Promoted ten doctors.

He currently serves as the Head of Doctoral Studies at the National Security Faculty of the War Studies University of Poland and from 2012 as the representative of the War Studies University to the International Council of the International Society of Military Sciences.

Contact information:

r.szpyra@akademia.mil.pl;  or  r.szpyra@gmail.com

Phone: +48 261813641 Mobile: +48 501534185

 

Presidencies and Presidents

2016-2017: Norwegian Defence University College, Norway - LtCol. Dr. Anders McD Sookermany

2015-2016: War Studies University, Poland - Professor Ryszard Szpyra

2014-2015: Finnish National Defence University, Finland - Professor Dr. Hannu H. Kari

2013-2014: Austrian National Defence College, Vienna - Brigader General Dr. Walter Feichtinger

2012-2013: Royal Danish Defence College, Copenhagen - Dr. Niels Bo Poulsen

2011-2012: Royal Military College of Canada - Professor Houchang Hassan-Yari

2010-2011: Baltic Defence College - Professor James Corum

2009-2010: Swedish National Defence College - Professor Dr. Maja Kirilova-Eriksson

2008-2009: Netherlands Defence Academy - Professor Alexander Bon