, April 17, 2008
Edmund Wnuk-Lipiński (born in 1944 in Sucha, Poland), professor of Sociology, is the founder and first head of the Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Political Studies, Rector of Collegium Civitas in Warsaw. He was a Fellow at the Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna, the University of Notre Dame, and Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. He is a member of the Polish National Council for Civil Service and the National Council for European Integration.
He is also the author of a social fiction dystopia trilogy, Apostezjon (Wir pamieci, Rozpad polowiczny, Mord zalozycielski), and was the winner of Janusz A. Zajdel Award in 1988 for Rozpad polowiczny.