Professor at the University of Warsaw’s American Studies Center where he heads the Speculative Texts and Media Research Group.
He researches science fiction, video games, other audiovisual media (film, television, music videos), and non-popular culture. He wrote over 100 international publications in these fields and he’s a member of editorial boards at Science Fiction Studies, Extrapolation, and Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds as well as the co-editor of the New Dimensions in Science Fiction book series published by University of Wales Press. Between 2012 and 2014, he was the president of the Science Fiction Research Association and the organisation’s first board member from outside the USA and Canada. Since 2017, he has headed the Science Fiction Section at the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. In 2017, he became the first non-English-speaking winner of the Thomas D. Clareson Award for his contribution to science fiction research.