Title: Visiting Scholar
Specialty Areas: History of Poland after WWII, Polish-American history, methodology of teaching history
Office #: 773-508-7368
Phone #: 312-626-5784
Associate Professor at the Institute of History, University of Wroclaw, Poland
2014 Fulbright Fellow at Loyola University Chicago
PhD in history 1999 (University of Wroclaw)
MA in history 1994 (University of Wroclaw)
Worked as a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2010/2011) and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2011).
Received fellowships from the Kosciuszko Foundation (New York), Georg-Eckert Institute (Braunschweig, Germany), National Committe for Scientific Research (Poland) and the Foundation for Polish Science.
Authored two books on the history of the Polish American Congress in 1944-1968 and 1968-1988, and a monograph about the political propaganda in the primary school textbooks in the People's Poland (1944-1989) - all in Polish.
History of the Polish American Ethnic group
Communist propaganda and education
Methodology of teaching history
POST 199 Language of Propaganda in Communist Poland
Presentation: Images of Women in Reading Primers from the Soviet Bloc, March 27, 2014, Piper Hall
Service Outside Loyola
board member of the International Society for History Didactics (www.ishd.co) and managing editor of the Society's Yearbook/Jahrbuch/Annales
contributor to the "Historiana" project by Euroclio (http://historiana.eu/case-study/noble-democracy-poland-13th-18th)
working on the history of the Polish Americans after WWII