Polish sociologist, publicist and political commentator
Flis is a lecturer and the Institute of Journalism, Media and Communications of the Jagellionian University. He specialises in public relations, political sociology and issues concerning the running of public institutions. In the period from 1993 to 2003 he was employed in public administration as spokesman for the mayor of Kraków and an advisor to the government of Jerzy Buzek. He is a regular commentator with the weekly Tygodnik Powszechny. His articles are published in Gazeta Wyborcza, Rzeczpospolita and other Polish periodicals, and he also appears regularly to give his views on Polish radio and television.