Janusz Bugajski is a fellow in East European Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. During 1984 and 1985, he was a senior research analyst at Radio Free Europe in Munich, West Germany, and earlier served as a consultant and researcher on Polish affairs for BBC Television in London, England.
Born in Cheshire, England in 1954, Bugajski obtained a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Kent at Canterbury, England ( 1977), and an M.Phil. in social anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science ( 1981).
Bugajski's books include Czechoslovakia: Charter 77's Decade of Dissent ( 1987) and East European Fault Lines: Dissent, Opposition, and Social Activism ( 1989). He is currently writing a book on Fourth World Conflicts: Communist Policies, Rural Societies, and Indigenous Peoples. He was a contributing author to Soviet/East European Survey in 1985, 1986, and 1987, and a regular writer on current events in Eastern Europe for Radio Free Europe Situation Reports and Background Reports in Munich during 1984 and 1985.
Bugajski's articles have appeared in several international periodicals and journals, including Problems of Communism, The Washington Quarterly, Political Communicationand Persuasion