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Loyola University Chicago

Polish Studies

Marek Suszko

Title(s): Instructor of Polish and East European History

Office #: Crown Center 508

Phone #:773.508.2216

E-mail: msuszko@luc.edu


Marek Suszko (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004; Teachers’ College in Zielona Góra, Poland, 1996) is an instructor of history at Loyola University Chicago where he teaches courses in Polish and European history. He previously taught at Purdue University NorthCentral from 2002 to 2006.

He has received fellowship and scholarship support from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Council for Polish Culture Scholarship, the Polish National Alliance, the Polish Resistance Foundation, and the Kosciuszko Foundation. 

Research Interests

Modern Poland, Modern Eastern Europe, History of Nationalism, History of Communism

Courses Taught

Loyola Service 

Award-winning teacher and has been the recipient of the Master Teacher Award at Loyola University Chicago (2010) and the Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award at Purdue University NorthCentral (2004).

Faculty reviewer and judge for the Undergraduate Student FORUM, a competition of papers on Central and Eastern Europe.

Service Outside Loyola

Suszko is currently completing his book, tentatively entitled Building a Socialist Nation: Stalinist Poland 1945 – 1956


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