Dr Slawomir (Sam) Raszewski is a Research Associate in the Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law. His research at CIMEL focuses on the impact of new petroleum technology on energy security and society. With a background in European energy affairs, the research centres on shale gas exploration and policy developments in the European Union (EU). Sam has done research into energy security and economics within ESRC-funded project Political Economy of Energy in Europe and Russia, University of Warwick (UK). Sam's research interests lie in the fields of risk and security, and include international political economy of energy.
Sam holds a Ph.D from University of Leeds (UK) where he researched into the role of energy transit in external energy security policy of the EU. Previously a Republic of Turkey funded visiting research fellow within the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Ankara, Sam completed the Energy Politics and Economics programme at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy in Baku.