Kabala, Zbigniew , Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Duke University, NC @
M.S., Technical University of Poznan, 1980
Ph. D. - Princeton University, 1988
Phone: (919) 660-5479 / E-Mail: kabala@Copernicus.egr.duke.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Stochastic and Deterministic fluid flow
Kalinowska-Blackwood, Izabela , Assistant Pofessor of Slavic Languages and Literature , State University of New York at Stony Brook @
Ph.D., Yale University
Phone: 516-632-7396 / E-Mail: IKALINOWSKAB@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Russian languageand literature, Russian and Polish film.
  • The Modern Cinema of Poland
  • The Vicissitudes of Remembrance: From Early Polish Cinema's Depiction of World War 2 to Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," Michigan State University, East Lansing, 2003
  • National Space, Place and Identity: Ashes and Diamonds, Promised Land, and Pan Tadeus, Conference on "Cinema and Theatre of Andrej Wajda," University of Lodz, 2001
Kaminski, Andrzej S. , Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University
Ph.D., Jagiellonian University, 1966
Phone: (202) 885-2992 / Fax: (202) 885-2938 / E-Mail: fturaj@american.edu.
MAJOR INTERESTS: History and culture of Eastern Europe and Russia, particularly the sixteenth to eighteenth century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • Republic versus Autocracy: Poland-Lithuania and Russia in the late Seventeenth Century, (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University, Ukrainian Research Institute, 1993).
  • Historia Rzeczypospolitej Wielu Narodów, 1505-1795. (Lublin: Instytut Europy Stodkowo Wschodniej, 2000). Cambridge University Press is currently considering an English translation of this book.
  • Konfederacja sandomierska wobec Rosji w okresie poaltransztadzkim 1706 -1709 (The Confederacy of Sandomierz vis-ŕ-vis Russia after Altranstadt 1706 -1709). (Wroclaw, Warszawa, Krakow: Zajlad Narodowyim Ossolinskich, wyd, Polskiej Akademi Nauk, 1969)
  • "Espace civique dans l'histoire de la Respublica de Plusieurs Nations," in The Borders and National Space in East-Central Europe, ed. J. Kloczowksi. (Lublin, 2000), 79-88.
  • "Imponderabilia spoleczenstwa obywatelskiego Rzeczpospofitej Wielu Narodow," (Imponderabilia of Civic Society in the Commonwealth of Many Nations), in Rzeczpospolita Wielu Narodow i Jej Tradycje (Krakow, 1999), 33-58.
  • "Poland - Lithuania as the Host Country for the Jews," (revised version of article published in 1986 in Poles and Jews; this version was translated into Hebrew) in The Broken Chain: The Polish Jewry through the Ages, ed. I. Bartal and I. Gutman, (Jerusalem, 1997), 115-25.
  • "History of Poland- Lithuania 1453-1795. Distortion of Common Legacy: Belarus, Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine," in The Foundations of Historical and Cultural Traditions in East-Central Europe (Lublin, 1994).
  • History of Poland, Lithuania, and the Ukraine
  • Republicanism and Absolutism in European History
Kaminski, Marek , Assistant Professor of Politics, New York University @
MA, Warsaw University, 1988
Ph.D., Maryland, 1996
Phone: 212 998-8504/ E-mail: marek.kaminski@nyu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Mathematical methods in the social sciences; Eastern-Central European politics; methodology of social sciences, political history of the Communist Bloc.
  • Prison Subculture in Poland, by Marek M. Kaminski and Don C. Gibbons. Crime and Delinquency 1994, 40, (1):105-19;
  • The 'Revival of Communism' or the Effect of Institutions? The 1993 Polish Parliamentary Elections, by Marek M. Kaminski, Grzegorz Lissowski, and Piotr Swistak. Public Choice, forthcoming.
Kanieski, Mary Ann , Assistant Professor of Sociology, Saint Mary's College
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2000
Phone: (574) 284-4517 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: kanieski@saintmarys.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Gender, Religion, Family
  • Instructor, University of Warsaw, 1998-1999
Kapuscinski, Roman , Assitant Professor of Operations and Management, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor @
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1996
Phone: (734) 764-9601 / Fax ( 734) 764-2555 E-Mail: kapuscin@umich.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Manufacturing and operational aspects, Teaching in areas of chain coordination
  • Journal of Mathematical Sociology. "A Capacitated Production-Inventory Model with Periodic Demand" (with S. Tayur). Forthcoming in Operations Research)
Karcz, Andrzej , Assistant Professor of Polish Language and Literature, University of Kansas @ @
M.A. Catholic University of Lublin
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1999
Phone: (785) 864-2351 / Fax: ...... / E-Mail: akarcz@ku.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: 19th- and 20th-century Polish and Russian literatures, formalism, literary theory, and Polish prose fiction.
  • The Polish Formalist School and Russian Formalism, University of Rochester Press, 2002
  • Polonistyka na uniwersytecie amerykanskim: casus University of Kansas (Polish Studies at an American University: the Case of the University of Kansas) in Postscriptum 1-2, 2001
Karpowicz Tymoteusz , Professor Emeritus of Polish Literature, University of Illinois at Chicago @
PhD., University of Wroclaw
Phone: (312) 996-4412 / Mail: 16628 university Hall, 601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607-7116
  • Sloje zadrzewne (Rings beyond the Tree(s), Wroclaw, Wydawnictwo Dolnoslaskie Wroclaw, 1999;
  • Dramaty zebrane (Collected Plays), 1975;
  • Odwrócone swiatło (Reversed Light), 1972;
  • Trudny las (Difficult Forest), 1964;
  • W imie znaczenia (In the Name of Meaning), 1962;
  • Znak równania ( Equation Sign), 1960;
  • Kamienna muzyka (Stone Music), 1958;
  • Gorzkie zrodła (Bitter Springs), 1957
  • Żywe wymiary (Living Dimensions), 1948;
Kawiecki, Greg , Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Science, University of Tennessee @
MSAE, Warsaw University of Technology, 1983
Ph.D., West Virgina University, 1991
Phone: (423) 974-5257 / Fax: (423) 974-5274 / E-Mail: gmk@utk.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Structural vibration damping using passive and active control methods. Stress analysis in metal and composite structures using theoretical and finite element methods. Nondestructive damage detection in structures. Rotor aeroelasticity.

Keane, Michael , Professor of Economics, Yale University @ @
Ph.D., Brown University, 1990
Phone: (203)432-3548 / Fax: (203) 432-6323 / E-Mail: michael.keane@yale.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Labor Economics, Empirical Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics, Consumer Choice Behavior
Kempny, Marian , Visiting Professor, Center for Russian and East European Studies, Rutgers University @ @
Ph.D., Institute of Philosophy & Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1983
D. hab., Institute of Philosophy & Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1995
Phone: 4822-8267181 / Fax: ..... / E-Mail: mkempny@ifispan.waw.pl
Cultural theory; interplay of tradition and social change under globalized conditions.
  • Visiting professor at Rutgers University, 2001
  • Identity in Transformation: Postmodernity, Postcommunism, and Globalization, Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated, 2000
  • "Managing Locality among Cieszyn Silesians in Poland', in Roots and Rituals: Managing ethnicity, (Eds.) T. Decker, J. Helsloot, C. Wijers, Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis 2000, 67-78;
  • "Local identities as an issue under the conditions of globalization", in Globalization and Identities, ed. by Paul Kennedy and Nadeem Hai, vol.I, The Manchester Metropolitan University 1999, 1-13
  • Institute of Philosophy & Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Kenney, Padraic J. , Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Colorado at Boulder @
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1992
Phone: 303-492-5729 / Fax: 303-492-1868 /Email: padraic.kenney@colorado.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Eastern Europe, European Labor History
  • "The Organic Revolution: Grass-roots Activism in Eastern Europe, 1985-1989: Five Papers." Washington, D.C. : National Council for Soviet and East European Research, 1998
  • Rebuilding Poland: Workers and Communists 1945 - 1950 New York: Cornell University Press, 1997
  • A Carnival of Revolution: Central Europe 1989, Princeton University Press, 2002
  • "Framing, Political Opportunities, and Civic Mobilization in the East European Revolutions: A Case Study of Poland's Freedom and Peace Movement," Mobilization: An International Journal, vol. 6:2, 2001, pp. 171-188
  • "Whose Nation, Whose State? Working-Class Nationalism and Antisemitism in Poland, 1945-1947," POLIN: Studies in Polish Jewry, 13, 2000, pp. 224-235
  • "The Gender of Resistance in Communist Poland," The American Historical Review, 104:2 April, 1999, pp. 399-425
  • "Working-Class Community and Resistance in pre-Stalinist Poland: The Proznaski Textile Strike, September 1947," Social History, 18:1, January, 1993, pp. 31-52
  • "Communism's Negotiated Collapse: The Polish Round Table, Ten Years Later," Ann Arbor, April, 1999
Kladzyk, Pamela Ziemba , The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts
M.F.A., Eastern Michigan University
Ph. D. Catholic University of Lublin
MAJOR INTERESTS: Arts of Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic
  • Arts of Poland
  • The Arts of East Central Europe
Klamut, Piotr W. , Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1996
Phone: 815.753.6481 / Fax: 815.753.8565 / E-Mail: klamut@niu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Superconductivity and Magnetism of Advanced Materials
Klimek, Slawomir , Mathematical Sciences @
Ph.D., Warsaw University, 1988
Phone: (317)274-8187 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: sklimek@math.iupui.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Mathematical Physics
Klin, Alina , Lecturer, Polish Language and Literature, Wayne State University @
Ph.D. Uniwersytet Jagiellonski
Phone: (313) 577-6245/ Fax:...... / E-Mail: ad7484@wayne.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Contemporary Polish culture, literature, and film.
Knoll, Paul W. , Professor of History, University of Southern California @
Ph.D. University of Colorado, 1964
Phone: (213)-740-1658 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: knoll@usc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Late Medieval East Central Europe; Renaissance; Universities, their political and intellectual history, especially that of University of Kraków.
  • Chronicles and Deeds of the Dukes or Princes of the Poles, by Gallus Anonymus. Trans. with Janos M. Bak and Frank Schaer, Central European University Press, June 2002
  • The Rise of the Polish Monarchy: Piast Poland in East Central Europe 1320-1370, Chicago Univ. of Chicago Press, 1972.
  • "Jadwiga and Education," in The Polish Review (1999)
Kochanska, Grazyna , Stuit Professor of Developmental Psychology, University of Iowa @
Ph.D. University of Warsaw, 1979
Phone: (319) 335-2409 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: grazyna-kochanska@uiowa.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Social development; Processes of socialization; Development of conscience; Parent-child interaction; Child temperament.
Kolber, Zbigniew , Research Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute @
Ph.D., Technical University of Wroclaw
Phone: (831) 775-1758 / Fax: (831) 775-1646 / E-Mail: zkolber@mbari.org
MAJOR INTERESTS: Photosynthesis, phytoplankton physiology and ecology, and primary production in marine and terrestrial ecosystems.
Kollmann, Nancy S. , Professor of Russian History, Stanford University @
Ph.D., Harvard University
Phone: (650) 723-9475 / Fax: (650) 725-0597 / E-Mail: kollmann@stanford.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Intersection of political practice and social values in early modern Russia
Kolodziejczyk, Dorota , 2002-2004 Kosciuszko Foundation Visiting Professor, Polish Studies Program, University at Buffalo @
Ph.D., Wroclaw University, 1999
Phone: 716 645-3401/ Fax: 716 645-3888 / E-Mail: dbk3@acsu.buffalo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Concepts of the nation and cultural identity in the context of globalization; postcolonial studies and literature; cultural anthropology and theory
  • University at Buffalo: 2002-2004
  • 'Objectology', Anglica Wratislaviensia, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, 1998.
  • ''The Satanic Verses and the Rushdie Affair: Reading the Blasphemy', Anglica Wratislaviensia, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, 1998
  • 'Fictionalizing history and historicizing fiction. The sense of the past in S. Rushdie's Midnight's Children and V. Seth A Suitable Boy', Images of India in Film and Literature in English. Conference Proceedings 13 - 14 April 1996, ed. By Maria Edelson, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Lódzkiego, Lódz 1998, pp. 95 - 111.
  • "Nation, identity, transition. In what sense do we live in the world of the 'post'?'", with Koczanowicz, L. in Democracy in Central Europe 1989-1999, ed. by Justyna Miklaszewska, Meritum, Kraków, 1999, pp. 287 - 302.
  • "Culture and Nationhood: First Stages in the Development of Comparative Cultural Studies", British Studies: Intercultural perspectives, ed. by A. Mountford and N. Wadham-Smith, Longman 2000, pp. 15 - 21.
AFFILIATION IN POLAND: Adjunct Professor, Department of English, Wroclaw University
Kolodynski, Slawomir , Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville @
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2000
Phone: (865) 974-4314 / Fax: (865) 583-0081 / E-mail: slawomir@math.utk.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Probability and Stochastic Processes
Konrad, Janusz , Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University @
M.Eng., Technical University of Szczecin, 1980
Ph.D., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1989
Phone: (617) 353-1246 / Fax: (617) 353-6440 / E-Mail: jkonrad@bu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Digital image and video processing, compression and transmission, stereoscopic and 3-D imaging, multimedia systems, digital signal processing.
Kopec, John , Senior Lecturer, English and Orientation Program, Boston University, MA @
M.A., Ohio University, 1973
Phone: (617) 353-7949/ Fax: ..... / E-Mail: jkopec@bu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Teacher Training Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, Writing Issues
  • Fulbright Junior Lecturer, Asst. Professor, Department of English Philology, Pedagogical University, Bydgoszcz

Koropeckyj, Roman , Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Los Angeles @
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1990
Phone: (310) 825-2676 / Fax: (310) 206-5263 / E-Mail: koropeck@humnet.ucla.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Romanticism, Ukraine and Ukrainians in Polish literature, Early Modern Polish and Ukrainian cultural history, The beginnings of modern Ukrainian literature, Literature and anthropology
  • Adam Mickiewicz between Forefathers' Eve, part 3 and Pan Tadeusz Boulder, CO: East European Monographs; Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2001
    • Winner of the 2003 Waclaw Lednicki Humanities Award from the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America.
  • "The Kiev-Mohyla Collegium and Seventeenth-Century Polish-English Literary Contacts: A Polish Translation of Henry Montagu's Manchester al Mondo." In The Kiev Mohyla Academy. Commemorating the 350th Anniversary of Its Founding (1632), 136­54. Cambridge, Mass., 1985
Kosakowska, Elizabeth , Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University
Phone: (212) 854-3941 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: eik1@columbia.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Mickiewicz's Pan Tadeusz.
  • Elementary Polish
  • Masterpieces of the XIX Century Polish Poetry; Mickiewicz
  • The National and the Natural Paradise in A. Mickiewicz's "Pan Tadeusz"
Koscielak, Malgorzata (Gosia) , Visting Professor, Art History Department, Northwestern University @
MFA., Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, 1986; 1987
Ph.D., Academy of Fine Arts, Wroclaw, 1992
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1994
Phone: 847 920-1860 / Fax: 847 920-1861 / E-Mail: artmkk2000@netscape.net / OR: mkk566@lulu.it.northwestern.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: European Art History
  • Transcultural Visions: Polish American Contemporary Art, Hyde Park And Center, Chicago, 2001 @ @
    Remarkable Works of Copernicus, Hevelius, and Other Historic Polish Astronomers, Adler Planetarium, Chicago
  • Central and Eastern European Art
Kovacik, Karen , Assistant Professor of English @
Ph.D., Ohio State University.
Phone: (317) 274-9831 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: kkovacik@iupui.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: 20th-century American poetry and working-class studies
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Has translated contemporary Polish poetry into English
Kowalewski, Tomasz , Assistant Professor,Chemistry Department, Carnegie Mellon University @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz Poland, 1988
Phone: (412) 268-5927 / E-Mail: :tomek@andrew.cmu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Physical chemistry of soft condensed matter, nanostructure of polymers, protein misfolding and Alzheimer's disease, scanning probe techniques.
Koziel, Jacek , Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Research and Extension Center
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1998, M.S. Warsaw Institute of Technology, 1989
Phone: (806) 359-5401 / E-Mail: ja-koziel@tamu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Researching area of agricultural air pollution
Kozik, Mariusz M. , Associate Professor of Chemistry , Canisius College @
M.A., Jagiellonian University, 1981
Ph.D. Georgtown University, 1987
Phone: 716 888 2337 / Fax: 716 888 3112 / E-mail: kozik@canisius.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Carbon dioxide activation by transition-metal-substituted heteropoly anions in nonpolar solvents. Applications of multinuclear NMR spectroscopy in investigations of chemical and electronic structures of reduced heteropoly anions.
Krajewski, Witold F. , Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa @
Ph.D. Warsaw University of Technology, 1980
Phone: (319) 335-5231/ Fax: ... / E-Mail: witold-krajewski@uiowa.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Remote sensing of hydrologic processes; radar and satellite estimation of rainfall; space-born radar systems; statistical modeling of rainfall fields.
Kremens, Zdzislaw B. , Dean, School of Technology, Central Connecticut State University @
Ph.D., Technical University of Wroclaw, 1979
D.Sc., Technical University of Wroclaw, 1990
Phone: (860) 832-1800 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: Kremensz@ccsu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Computer modeling and simulation of processes; Large scale power system analysis; Computer control of power system in a real time mode
Kreppel, Amie , Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Florida @
Ph.D., University of California/Los Angeles, 1998
Phone: (352) 392-0262 / Fax: (352) 392-8127 / E-Mail: kreppel@polisci.ufl.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Development of Legislative Institutions with particular emphasis on the development of the Polish Sejm
  • Old Dog New Tricks: The Internal Development of the Polish Sejm since Democratization Meeting of American Political Science Association, Boston, 2002.
Kubik, Jan , Professor of Political Science and Director, Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies, Rutgers University @
M.A., Jagiellonian University
Ph.D. from Columbia University
Phone: (732) 932-1938 / Fax: .... / E-Mail: kubik@rci.rutgers.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Postcommunist transformations in Eastern Europe and the relationship between culture and politics and contentious politics
  • The 2001 Bronislaw Malinowski Social Sciences Award from the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America
  • The 2000 American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies/Orbis Bookstore Polish Book Prize for the best English language book in any discipline, on any aspect of Polish affairs
  • Rebellious Civil Society: Popular Protest and Democratic Consolidation in Poland, 1989-1993 with Ekiert, G., Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press, (1999; paperback 2001)
  • The Power of Symbols Against the Symbols of Power. The Rise of Solidarity and the Fall of State Socialism in Poland. University Park, Penn State University Press, 1994
Kucia, Marek , Ajunct, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University @
Ph.D. Jagiellonian University, 1992
Phone: (12) 422-30-08 x. 105 / Fax: . . . . . . / e-mail: uskucia@cyf-kr.edu.pl
MAJOR INTERESTS: European Integration
  • Public Opinion in Central Europe on EU Accession: The Czech Republic and Poland, Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol.37, No 1, 1999.
Kuczera, Krzysztof , Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular Biosciences @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1985
Phone:(785) 864-5060 / Fax: (785) 864-5396 / E-Mail: kkuczera@ku.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Physical and theoretical chemistry: molecular dynamics simulations, statistical mechanics, quantum chemistry of biological molecules.
Kuharski, Allen , Professor of Theater, Swarthmore College @
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1991
Phone: (610) 328-7794 / Fax: (610) 328-6837 / E-Mail: akuhars1@swarthmore.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Theatre and Drama.
  • Plakat Polski The Polish theater poster is "low art" with a high purpose. by Christopher Haines in Swarthmore College Bulletin, Sept. 2002
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Fulbright Scholar in Scenography, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, 1981.
  • Ferdydurke stage adaptation of the novel by Witold Gombrowicz, (Translator and Dramaturg)
  • Hanemann screenplay by Agnieszka Holland and Magdalena Lazarkiewicz, (Translator with Helena Morawska White),
  • History, by Witold Gombrowicz, (Translator with Dariusz Bukowski)
  • White Marriage, by Tadeusz Rozewicz. (Director and Set Designer)
Kujawinski, Frank , Lecturer, Polish Language and Literature, Loyola University @
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997
Phone: (312) 915-6099/ Fax:...... / E-Mail: fkujawi@luc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Contemporary Polish Literature; Edgar Allan Poe and Boleskaw Les'mian; Myth and Cognition in Polish Symbolism
  • Polish Language I
  • Polish Language II
  • Masterpieces of Polish Literature
  • Polish Authors of the 20th Century
  • "Pryzbos" and the Second Avant-Garde. The Polish Review. Vol 38.
  • Le mian and Edgar Allan Poe. The Polish Review. Vol 33.
  • About Tymoteusz Karpowicz, Lituanus 39: 4, 1993
Kulczycki, John J. , Professor Emeritus of History, University of Illinois, Chicago @
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1973 Phone: . . . Phone number / Fax: . . . Fax number / E-Mail: kul@uic.edu
  • The Polish Coal Miners' Union and the German Labor Movement in the Ruhr, 1902-1934: National and Social Solidarity (Oxford, New York, 1997)
  • The Foreign Worker and the German Labor Movement: Xenophobia and Solidarity in the Coal Fields of the Ruhr, 1871-1914 (Oxford, Providence, USA, 1994)
  • Strajki szkolne w zaborze pruskim, 1901-1907: Walka o dwujezyczna oswiate (Poznan, 1993) revised version of School Strikes in Prussian Poland, 1901-1907: The Struggle over Bilingual Education (Boulder, Colorado, 1981).
  • Nauczanie historii Polski na uniwersytecie amerykanskim (Teaching Polish history at an American university), Postscriptum 37-38, 1-2, 2001
  • The National Identity of the 'Natives' of Poland's 'Recovered Land', National Identities III, No.3 (2001), pp. 205-219
  • Rural Transformation in Poland After 1945: The Polonization of the 'Recovered Lands', The Transformation of the Systems of East Central Europe Rural Societies Before and After 1989, ed. Shingo Minamizuka, (Kecskemet, Hungary: Tiberias BT, 1996), pp. 83-93
  • Democratization and Nationalism in Contemporary Poland, Totalitarianism and the Challenge of Democracy, eds. Andrej W. Jablonski, Wojciech Piasecki (Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, 1992), pp. 65-72
  • Spontaneity versus Organization and the Masses of Prussian Poland in the Early Twentieth Century, Rola Wielkopolski w dziejach narod polskiego, eds. Stanislaw Kubiak, Lech Trzeciakowski (Poznan: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewcza, 1979), pp. 269-283
  • German Culture Imperialism in Prussian Poland, 1871-1914, Russian and Slavic History, eds. D.K. Rowney, G.E. Orchard (Slavica, Columbus, Ohio, 1977), pp. 105-122
Kulig, Kornelia , Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy, University of Southern California @
Ph.D., Academy of Physical Education, Wroclaw, 1982
Phone: (323) 442-2911 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: kulig@hsc.usc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Biomechanical basis for normal and pathological movement
Kuligowska, Ewa , Professor, Department of Radiology, Boston University @
M.D., Warsaw University School of Medicine
Phone: (617) 638-6610 / Fax: (617) 638-6616 / E-Mail: Ewa.kuligowska@bmc.org
MAJOR INTERESTS: Women's Imaging, Interventional Procedures, Radiofrequency Therapy for Malignant Tumors.
Kurczaba, Alex , Associate Professor of Polish Literature @
PhD., University of Illinois at Urbana
Phone: (312) 413-3059 / Fax: (312) 996-0953 / E-Mail: kurczaba@uic.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish literature, culture, and film;
  • Conrad and Poland, Alex S. Kurczaba (Editor), East European Monographs, Columbia, 1996
Kurowska-Mlynarczyk, Joanna , Lecturer, Polish Language and Literature, University of Chicago @
M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997
Phone: (312) 915-6099/ Fax:...... / E-Mail: fkujawi@luc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: The Poetry of Adam Mickiewicz
  • Polish Language: Elementary, Second, and Third Year
  • "The practice of maximum exposure and the employment of native language skills in a foreign language classroom". at Northwestern University Language Symposium,May 20,2000
Kusiak, Andrew, B. , Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa @
Ph.D. Polish Academy of Sciences, 1979
Phone: (319) 335-5934 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: andrew-kusiak@uiowa.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Data mining; knowledge discovery; engineering design and manufacturing; design of computational intelligence.
Lacey, Nelson J. , Chair, Finance & Operations Management Department, University of Massachusetts/Amherst @
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 1985.
Phone: 413-545-5630 / E-Mail: nlacey@gbfin.umass.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Investments and corporate finance.
  • Jagiellonian University Adjunct Professor involved in establishing the Jagiellonian Business School
  • Coordinator of a 1995 Jagiellonian University Faculty Development Workshop on The Current State of Management Education in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • The Evolution Of Stock Trading in Poland, (N.J Lacey, M. Dey) Working Paper (CISDM/SOM, University of Massachusetts, 1996).
  • U.S. Banking Regulations: Lessons For Central and Eastern Europe, Competitive Banking in Central and Eastern Europe (Nelson Lacey) (1995), The Jagiellonian University Press, Krakow, Poland.
  • First Tests of Market Efficiency in Poland, Fiscal Reforms in Post-Communist Countries, (Nelson Lacey) (1994), Krakow Academy of Economics Press, Krakow, Poland.
Lanoux, Andrea , Assistant Professor of Russian and East European Studies, Connecticut College @
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
Phone:(860) 439-5148 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: alano@conncoll.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Russian and Polish literature

Laquatra, Joseph, Jr. , Associate Professor Human-Environment Relations and Housing and Design , Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1984
Phone: (607) 255-2145 / Fax: (607) 255-0305 / E-Mail: jl27@cornell.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Housing; residential energy efficiency, indoor air quality, housing technology, and housing affordability.
  • Toward a Strong Polish Housing Industry, 1994
  • Scholar in Residence at the American Polish Home Builders Institute in Gdansk, 1994
Larson, Ann , Instructor, English Language Institute , Oregon State University @
Phone: 541-737-6980 / E-mail: Ann.Larson@orst.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Teaching English as a second language.
  • Has taught and consulted in Poland.
Lasiecka, Irena , Professor, Mathematics Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville @
Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1972
Phone: (434) 924-8896 / E-Mail: il2v@virginia.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Partial Differential equations, related control theory
Lazes, Peter , Senior Extension Associate, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Director, Strategic Planning for Unions; Programs for Economic Transitions , Cornell University @
Phone: (212) 340-2811 / Fax: .... / Email: pml5@cornell.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Worker Participation, Industrial Democracy, Job and Organizational Restructuring, Strategies Planning for High Performance Work Systems, Strategic Planning for Unions, Participative Action Research, Methods to Develop Sustain Co-Learning, Health Care Reengineering, Economic Development Strategies, Large System Processes.
  • Expert on Poland in the area of International Studies, Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
Leafgren, John , Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Languages @
Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1992
Phone: (520) 621-5825 / E-Mail: leafgren@ccit.arizona.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Russian, Polish, and Bulgarian Linguistics; morphosyntax, phonology, discourse syntax.
Lec, Ryszard , Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University
Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1978.
Phone: (215) 895-1334 / Fax: (215) 895-4983 / E-Mail: r.lec@coe.drexel.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: The study of viscoelastic, acousto-optic and ultrasonic properties of liquid and solid media with the focus on biomedical applications.
Legowski, Stanislaw , Professor of Electrical Engineering, @
Ph.D., Technical University of Gdansk,
Phone: (307) 766-4281 / Fax: (307) 766-4444 / E-Mail: legowski@uwyo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Electronics, power electronics
Lesnikowski, Wojciech , Hatch Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, University of Kansas @
M.Arch., Technical University of Krakow, 1961
Phone: (785) 864-3192 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: acdesign@ku.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Architecture of Central Europe
  • East European Modernism: Architecture in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland between the Wars, 1919-1939. ed., New York: Rizzoli, 1996.
  • National Cathedral in Warsaw in Archivolta, Krakow, Poland, Jan. 2001
  • Design, in association with HNTB Corporation of Kansas City, Stefan Kurylowicz of Warsaw, Bouygues Corporation of Paris and ARUP Corporation of London, of the Frederic Chopin International Airport of Warsaw
Levy, Jonathon David , Executive Director, Cornell University Office of Distance Learning , Cornell University @
B.S. Ithaca College, 1965.
Phone: 607-255-2055 / Fax: 607-255-6974 / E-mail: jl63@cornell.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Distance Learning
  • Consultant for USIA on distance-learning programs for Poland
Levy, Karen , Professor of French, University of Tennesee, Knoxville @
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1971
Phone: (865) 974-6998 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: klevy@utk.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: New literary movements, new writers, and new crytical approaches.
  • Beyond Auschwitz: Historical Links Between Poland and France in Literature and Film
Linowes, Richard G. , Assistant Professor of Mangement, Kogod School of Managment, Amrican University, Washington, D.C. @
D.B.A., Harvard University, 1984
Phone: 202-885-1990 / Fax: 202-885-1916 / E-Mail: rlinow@american.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Case studies from emerging markets; Issues in global leadership; Managing cultural interfaces in global organizations
  • "Changing Mindsets in Successful Transition Economy: Using Associative Group Analysis to Study Changes in Cognitive Patterns in Poland from 1989 to 1999" with T. Mroczkowski and a. Nowak in Journal of East-West Management, 8(1) . 5-40. 2002.
  • "Opportunity Comes with Stress: Changing Career Orientations in Post-Communist Poland," with T. Mroczkowski et al. in Proceedings of the International Society for Study of Work and Organizational Values, Jerusalem, June 2000.
  • "A Polish Mental Transformations: Using Associative Group Analysis to Study Cognitive Patterns in Poland 1989-1997", in Proceedings of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, December 1998.
  • "Changing Career Orientation in Post-Communist Poland," with T. Mroczkowski et al. in Proceedings of EGOS Conference, Lyons, France, July, 2001
  • Differing Interpretations of Key Management Terms: Old versus New Poland. Working Paper No. 27. with T. Mroczkowski & A. Nowak Copenhagen: Center for East European Studies, Copenhagen Business School, 1999.
Loewenberg, Gerhard , Professor of Political Science, University of Iowa @
Ph.D. Cornell Univeristy, 1955
Phone: (319) 335-2361 / Fax: (319) 335-3211 / E-Mail: g-loewenberg@uiowa.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative Politics (Europe), Comparative Legislative Research.
Lublin, David D. , Associate Professor, Department of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University @
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1994
Phone: (202) 885-2913 / Fax: (202) 885-2967 / E-Mail: dlublin@american.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Government, politics, voting behavior, campaigns, elections
  • Politics of East-Central Europe
Ludwikowski, Rett R. , Professor of Law and Legal and Political Theory, Catholic University of America @@
Ph.D., Jagiellonian University
Phone: (202) 319-5557 / Fax: .... / E-Mail: ludwikowski@cua.edu; HAEDERLE@LAW.EDU
MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative and International Law; Comparative Governments
  • Constitutionalism and Human Rights: America, Poland, and France, University Press of America, 1991
  • Continuity and Change in Poland: Conservatism in Polish Political Thought Catholic University of America Press, 1991
  • Regulations of International Trade and Business, Vol I. Warsaw, Poland: ABC Publishing House, 1996.
  • Regulations of International Trade and Business, Vol.II International Business Transactions, (ed. and co-author), ABC Publishing House Warsaw, Poland: 1998.
  • Comparative Constitutional Law. Torum, Poland: TNOIK, 2000.
  • Main Currents in Polish Political Thought,
  • Conservatism in the Kingdom of Poland,
  • "Main Principles of the First American, Polish and French Constitutions Compared." In Constitution and Reform in Eighteenth-Century Poland," (ed. Samuel Fiszman). Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1997.
  • "Constitutional Culture in East-Central Europe." Constitutional Culture. Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw, Poland, 2000.
Lugowski, Jan. , Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University @
Ph.D., University of Technology, Rzeszow, 1982
Phone: (765) 496.3965 / Fax: (765) 494.6219 / E-Mail: jlugowski@tech.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Fluid Power and mechanical design.
Lukes, Igor , University Associate Professor of International Relations and History, Boston University @
Ph.D., Tufts University, 1985
Phone: (617) 353-4020 / Fax: (617) 353-5084 / E-Mail: lukes@bu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Central Europe in the twentieth century
  • The Changing Face of Eastern Europe
Lyons, Beauvais , Professor of Art, University of Tennesee, Knoxville @
MFA, Arizona State University, 1983
Phone: 865 974-3202 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: blyons@utk.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Lithography, monotype, intaglio and photo-printmaking.
  • 2002 Fulbright Lecturer, Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan
  • 4th International Color in Graphic Art Exhibition, Art Gallery Wozowbia,Torun, Poland, 2003
  • Looking Back on 5 Years of Solo Exhibitions, Gallery Nowa Oficyna, Gdansk, Poland.
  • Prints from the Hokes Archives, Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Poland, 2001
  • Prints from the Hokes Archives, Nowy Oficia Gallery, Gdansk, Poland, 2002
  • Prints from the Hokes Archives,Academy of Fine Arts, Krakow, Poland, 2002
  • "Pivo and Pierogis:A Fulbright Report from Poland," Graphic Impressions, Winter-Spring, p. 1,3-4, 2003
    Panelist,"Artist-Curator Session", Polyphony International Curatorial Conference, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland, 2002
  • Academy of Fine Arts,Warsaw Poland,Lecture, 2003
  • University of Torun,Torun, Poland,Lecture and Demonstration, 2002
  • Academy of Fine Arts,Gdansk, Poland,Lecture and Demonstration, 2002
  • Academy of Fine Arts,Lodz, Poland, Lecture and Demonstration, 2002
  • Academy of Fine Arts,Krakow, Poland,Lecture and Demonstration, 2002
  • Academy of Fine Arts,Wroclaw, Poland, Lecture and Demonstration, 2002
  • Fine Arts Academy of Poznan, Poznan, Poland. Lecture in conjunction with exhibition at (Municipal) Gallery Arsenal., 2001
Mach, Zdzislaw , Pofessor, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University @
Ph.D. Jagiellonian University, 1984
Phone: (12) 422-11-36 / Fax: (12) 422-54-66 / e-mail: mach@adm.uj.edu.pl
MAJOR INTERESTS: Social and cultural dimension of the European Union's enlargement
  • Symbols, Conflict and Identity, Albany, State University of New York Press 1993.
Makowiecka, Maria H. , Assistant Professor in the English Department, Bergen Community College, NJ. @
M.A Warsaw University, 1984
Ph.D., Graduate Center, City Univeristy of New York, 1996
Phone: 201-447-7168 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: mmakowiecka@bergen.cc.nj.us
MAJOR INTERESTS: Cultural Diversity, travel accounts written by women, African dance.
  • Redrawing the Borders of Polish Identity: Transnationalism in Marek Mosakowski's East Prussian novel "Footprints in the Sand" ). Abstract, 1999 AATSEEL National Meeting.

Malachowska-Pasek, Ewa. , Professor, Department of Polish Language and Literatures, University of Michigan @
M.A., Polish Philology, University of Warsaw, 1987
Phone: (734) 647-2132 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: ewamm@umich.edu
  • First-Year Polish
  • Third-Year Polish
Malewicz, Grzegorz , Assistant Professor of Computing Science, University of Alabama @
MS, University of Warsaw
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Phone: (205) 348-4038 / Fax: (205) 348-0219 / E-Mail: greg@cs.ua.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Parallel and distributed computing; Design and analysis of algorithms; Combinatorial optimization; Mobile computing
Maly, Wojciech , Whitaker Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Applied Sciences, 1975
Phone: (412) 268-6637/ Fax: (412) 268-3204 / E-Mail: maly@ece.cmu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Focused on the interfaces between VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) design
Manrai, Lalita A. , Associate Professor of Business Administration @
Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1987
Phone: (302) 831-1775 / Fax: (302) 831-4196 / E-Mail: manrail@udel.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Marketing and consumer behavior
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Market Development and Shopping behavior and Susceptibility to Interpersonal Influences in Poland.
  • Retailing Trends in Poland and Romania: A Comparative Study, Manrai, L. A., A. K. Manrai, and D. Lascu, (Abstract) in Timmermans (ed.), Seventh Recent Advances in Retailing and Services Science, Seventh Recent Advances in Retailing and Services Science Conference, July, Sintra, Portugal, p. 96. (2000)
  • Susceptibility to Interpersonal Influences: Applications in Poland and the United States, Manrai, L. A., A. K. Manrai, D. Lascu and H. W. Babb in Grant and Walker (eds.), World Marketing Congress, Vol. 7, No. 2, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 8.12-8.18 (1995)
  • Market Development and Shopping Attitudes: A Comparison Between Poland and Romania, Manrai, L. A., D. Lascu, A. K. Manrai and B. Lofman in Joy and Basu (eds.), Marketing and Socio-Economic Changes in the Developing World, Beijing, China, pp. 227-232, (1995)
Marcinkiewicz, Cezary , Research Assistant Professor, Biochemisty, Temple University School of Medicine, PA @
Ph.D., Medical School of Bialystok,1992
Phone: (215) 707-4419/ Fax:..... (area) / E-Mail: cmarcink@nimbus.temple.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Studying proteins isolated from snake venom in the development of human disease.
Markowski, Radoslaw , Kosciuszko Foundation Visiting Professor, at The Center of Russian, Central and East European Studies, Rutgers University @
Phone: (732) 932-8551 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: rmark@rci.rutgers.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative politics, parties and party systems, electoral behavior,and democratization.
  • Rutgers University/New Brunswick 2002-2003
  • Transformative Paths in Central and Eastern Europe, (2001)
  • Post Communist Party Systems: Competition, Representation and Inter-party Cooperation (1999)
AFFILIATION IN POLAND: Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Mason, David S. , Professor of Political Science @
Ph.D. Indiana University, 1978
Phone: (317) 283 9682 / E-Mail: mason@butler.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Politics, Politics of Transition in the Post-Communist States.
  • Revolution and Transition in East Central Europe, Boulder: Westview, 1996;   Public Opinion and Political Change in Poland, 1980-1982 (Cambridge, 1985).
  • "Political Research in Martial Law Poland," IREX Frontline, vol. 3, no. 3 (Fall 1998), p.8
  • "Poland," ed. Phil Snively, Comparitive Governance, (NY: McGraw Hill, 1995)
  • "Public Opinion in Poland's Transition to Market Democracy," eds. Walter Connor and Piotr Ploszajski, The Polish Road from Socialism, (M.E. Sharpe, 1992)
  • "Democracy, the Market and Social Justice in Poland," ed. Bob Deacon Social Policy, Social Justice and Citizenship in Eastern Europe, (Avebury: UK, 1992), pp. 191-210
  • "Soviet Reforms and Eastern Europe: Implications for Poland," ed. David Kemme, Economic Reform in Poland: The Aftermath of Martial Law 1981-1988, (Greenwich, Conn. JAI Press, 1991), pp. 207-222
  • Poland and Czechoslovakia: Test Cases for Perestroika," eds. Charles Bukowski and J. Richard Walsh, Glasnost, Perestroika and the Socialist Community, (Praeger, 1990) with Ken Colburn, "Public Opinion Research in China," footnotes (of the American Sociological Association), January 1989
  • "Poland's New Trade Unions," with Betsy Crighton, Soviet Studies, vol. 39, no. 3, (July 1987), pp. 489-508
  • "Stalemate and Apathy in Poland," Current History, vol. 84, no. 505, (November 1985), pp. 377-380, 390-391
  • "Policy Alternatives and Political Unrest in Poland," Journal of Politics, vol. 45, no. 2 (May 1983), pp. 397-421
  • "Membership of the Polish United Worker's Party," Polish Review, vol. 27, no. 3 (Fall 1982)
Matyjaszewski, Krzysztof , Professor, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1976
Phone: (412) 268-3209 / Fax: (412) 268-6897 / E-Mail: m3b@andrew.cmu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Modern synthetic polymer chemistry
McGarity, Arthur E. , Professor of Engineering, Swarthmore College @
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1979
Phone: (610) 328-8077 / Fax: (610) 328-8082 / E-Mail: amcgarity@swarthmore.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Environmental engineering.
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP:-Fulbright Scholar Krakow Technical University
  • Poland's Transition to a Market Economy: Prospects for Energy Efficiency and Conservation Editor of Proceedings of Joint Workshop of US and Polish Academies of Sciences 206pp (1994)
  • "Landfill Lechate Treatment in Poland Using Constructed Wetlands," with W. Wojcik, XVI Intern. Conf. On Solid Waste Technology and Management (Philadelphia, 2001),
  • "Solid Waste Management in Poland," with W. Wojcik, XVI Intern. Conf. On Solid Waste Technology and Management (Philadelphia, 2001),
Maurer, Jadwiga , Professor Emerita of Polish Language and Literature, University of Kanasas @ @
Ph.D., University of Munich
Phone: (785) 864-2347 / Fax: ...... / E-Mail:.....
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Studies; the relationship of Adam Mickiewicz to the world of the Jews.
  • Sobowtóry Kielce, Scriptum, 2002.
  • "Z matki obcej ...": szkice o powiązaniach Mickiewicza ze światem żydów (Of a Foreign Mother born: Adam Mickiewicz's Ties to the World of the Jews), London, Polska Fundacja Kulturalna, 1990
  • Podróż na Wybrzeże Dalmacji. London, Oficyna Poetów i Malarzy, 1982
  • Liga ocalałych. London, Polska Fundacja Kulturalna, 1970
    • Winner of the Literary Prize for the best book published in Polish by a Polish emigre writer. Awarded by Wiadomości a London based journal.
  • "Preface." in Studies in Language, Literature, and Cultural Mythology in Poland: Investigating "The Other." Grossman, E.M., ed. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002.
  • "Jak mnie nie stanie, nikt tego nie zrozumie." Lithuania: Kwartalnik Poswięcony Problemom Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej 3-4: 60-73, (1996)
  • "The Omission of Jewish Topics in Mickiewicz Scholarship." Polin 5: 184-92, (1990)
McNamee Kosakowski, Ann , Professor of Music, Swarthmore College @
Ph.D., Warsaw University, 1978
Phone:(610) 328-8238 / Fax: (415) 233-0366 / E-Mail: amcname1@swarthmore.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Grabowska, Szymanowska, Chopin, Szymanowski, Bacewicz
Melnyk, Andrew M. , Assistant Professor of Economics, American University in Cairo @
Ph.D. Univ. of Miami, 1997
Phone: 20-2-797-6791 / Fax: 20-2-795-7565 / E-Mail: melnyk@aucegypt.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Economic development and labor economics.
  • The minimum wage and unemployment in Poland: Lessons for Cuba's Transition in Cuba in Transition: Volume 6 - Proc. 5th Ann. Meeting of Assoc. for Study of Cuban Economy, 1996
Micgiel, John , Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, Director, East Central European Center , Columbia University @
Ph.D., Columbia, 1992
Phone: 212-854-4008 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: jsm6@columbia.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Modern history of East Central Europe Contemporary politics
  • State and Nation Building in East Central Europe: Contemporary Perspectives John S. Micgiel (Editor) 1996;
  • Perspectives on Political and Economic Transitions after Communism John Micgiel (Editor)1997
  • Proceedings of the Conference on Poles and Jews: Myth and Reality in the Historical Context , 1986, 1987. eds: Micgiel, John, Robert H. Scott, and Harold B. Segel
  • In the Shadow of the Second Republic in Polish Foreign Policy Reconsidered: The Dilemmas of Independence, eds: Ilya Prizel and Andrew A. Michta (St. Martin's Press, 1995) pp1-22
Michalczyk, John J. , Professor and Chair, Fine Arts Department, Boston College @
Phone: (617) 552-3895 / Fax: (617) 552-0134 / E-Mail: john.michalczyk@bc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Documentary film-making
  • Eastern European Film
Michalowski, Piotr , Professor, Department of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, University of Michigan @
Ph. D., Yale University, 1976
M.A., University of Warsaw, 1968
Phone: (734) 764-0314 / Fax: (734) 747-0157 / E-Mail: piotrm@umich.edu
  • Translation (from the Polish) of Stefan Amsterdamski, Between Experience and Metaphysics, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 35, Dortrecht-Boston, 1975.
  • Oriental Studies in the Sixty Years of Independent Poland,Warsaw, 1983
Michalski, Krzysztof , Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston University and Director of the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna. @
Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 1974
Phone: . . . / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: michalskiK@compuserve.com
MAJOR INTERESTS: Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, Continental Philosophy.
Miernowska, Ewa , Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison @ @
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996.
Phone: (608) 262-4076 / Fax: (608) 263-5302 / E-Mail: miernows@facstaff.wisc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Language
  • Third Semester Polish I
  • Third and Fourth Year in Polish II
Mikos, Michael, J. , Professor of Polish Language and Literature @ @ @
Ph.D., Brown University.
Phone: (414) 229-4948 / Fax: (414) 229-2741/ E-Mail: mikos@uwm.edu
  • Awarded the 1995 Translation Prize by the PEN Club of Poland in Warsaw on Jan. 27
    • Medieval Literature of Poland: An Anthology, Taylor & Francis, Inc., 1991
    • Polish Renaissance Literature. An Anthology Slavica Publishers, 1995
    • Jan Kochanowski's Laments Constans, 1995
    • Polish Baroque and Enlightenment Literature. An Anthology, Slavica Publishers, 1996
    • Adam Mickiewicz. The Sun of Liberty. Bicentenary Anthology 1798-1998. Polish-English Edition. Warsaw: Energeia, 1998.
    • Polish Romantic Literature: An Anthology, Slavica Publishers, 2002, (Translation)
    • Polish Literature from the Middle Ages to the End of the 18th Century, Warsaw: Constans, 1999
    • The Virgin Mary's Crown: A Bilingual Anthology of Medieval Polish Marian Poetry, Krakow: Collegium Columbinum, 2002 (with Roman Mazurkiewicz)
    • Leader of 22 study tours to Poland
  • Milisauskas, Sarunas , Professor of Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo @
    Ph.D., niversity of Michigan, 1970
    Phone: (716)645-2414 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: smilis@acsu.buffalo.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Archaeological research on the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age settlements in Poland
    • "Early Neolithic Settlement and Society at Olszanica", Memoirs of the Museum of Anthropology, no. 19 (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 1986)
    Milosz, Czeslaw , Professor Emeritus @
    J.D., University of Wilno, Poland, 1934
    Phone: (510) 642.1535 / Fax: (510) 642.2979 / E-Mail: . . .
    NOTE: Prof. Milosz currently resides in Krakow, Poland
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish poetry and literature
    POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Nobel Laureate in Literature
    Mirga, Helena ,
    Phone: (732)932-7604 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: mirga@rci.rutgers.edu
    Mishtal, Joanna, Z. , Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado at Boulder @
    M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2000
    Phone: . . . / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: Joanna.Mishtal@colorado.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Cultural Anthropology
    • Fulbright Fellowship-Poland 2001-2: Democratization of Poland: can Polish women be successful mothers and workers in the changing political economy of the post-socialist era?
    • Democracy for Whom? Reproductive restrictions and feminist responses in Poland; Paper at European Congress of Social Anthropologists, Copenhagen, August, 2002
    Misiolek, Wojciech Z. , Loewy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University @
    Ph.D., University of Mining and Metallurgy, Krakow, 1985.
    Phone: (610) 758-4252 / Fax: (610) 758-4244 / E-Mail: wzm2@lehigh.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Process engineering research in the field of deformation, powder metallurgy and machining, characterization of microstructure evolution during processing, physical and numerical modeling.
    Misiurewicz, Michal , Mathematical Sciences @
    Ph.D., Warsaw University, 1974
    Phone: (317)274-8101 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: mmisiure@math.iupui.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Dynamical Systems
    Misztal, Bronislaw , Professor of Sociology @@
    Ph.D., Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1973
    D. Hab., Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1977
    Phone: (202) 319-5999 / Fax: (202)319-4630 / E-Mail: misztal@cua.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Social movements, comparative and historical sociology, sociological theory
    • "Social Movements, Protest Cycles and the Collapse of the Communism," Polish Sociological Bulletin;
    • Poland After Solidarity. Social Movements versus the State. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1985. Volume Editor and Co-Author.
    • "Macro-Social Determinants of Urban Social Problems in Poland." Pp. 121-135 in Urban Theory and the Social Problems of the Polish Cities. Ewa Kwiatkowska et als. (eds.), Wroclaw: Ossolineum Publishers, 1983. [in Polish]
    • "Stability of the Socio-Political System in Poland. Revolutionary Social Processes and Their Totalitarian Epilogue." Pp. 161-193 in Poland's Solidarity Movement. Lawrence Biondi and Frank Mocha (eds.), Chicago: Loyola University Press, 1984.
    • "Social Movements against the State. Theoretical Legacy of the Welfare State." Pp. 143-165 in Poland after Solidarity. Social Movement versus the State. Bronislaw Misztal (ed), New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books, 1985.
    • "Apathy-Participation-Apathy. The Vicious Circle of Collective Behaviour in Contemporary Poland." Pp. 3-19 in Poland After Solidarity. Social Movement versus the State. Bronislaw Misztal (ed), New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books, 1985.
    • "Poland." Pp. 265-287 in International Handbook of Housing. Willem van Vliet (ed.), Greenwood, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990.
    • "Alternative Social Movements in Poland." Pp. 67-88 in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts & Change. Louis Kriesberg (ed.),vol. 12, 1990. Greenwich, Conn., JAI-Press.
    • "Starting From The Scratch is Not Always The Same. The Politics of Protest and the Strategies of Post-Communist Reconstruction in Poland and Hungary." Pp. 324-341 in The Politics of Protest and Social Movement Strategies. Craig Jenkins and Bert Klandermans (eds), Minneapolis: Minnesota Univ. Press 1995.
    • "Urban Social Problems in Poland. The Macrosocial Determinants." in Urban Affairs Quarterly 19, 3 (1984), March: 315-328.
    • "The Explanatory Utility of Major Sociological Theories Developed in Poland 1970-1980." in Sociology 18, 2 (1984), May: 239-252.
    • "The State's Capacity to Change. The Case of Poland and the Philippines." in International Journal of Comparative Sociology XXVII 3-4 (1987), July-October:141-161.
    • "The Explanatory Ability of the Mainstream Marxist Theories of Socialist Society." in Przyjaciel Nauk. [Independent underground academic journal in Poland] November 1987
    • "One Movement, Two Interpretations. The Orange Alternative Movement in Poland." in British Journal of Sociology 43 (1)1992: 55-79.
    • "The Politics of Protest and the Processes of Dismantling Socialist State in Poland and in Hungary," Politikatudomanyi Szemle (Hungarian Journal of Political Science), 3, 1993: 71-94
    Morrison, James F. , Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Florida
    Ph.D., Stanford University 1969
    Phone: (352) 392-0262 ext. 290 / Fax: (352) 392-8127 / Email:jmorriso@polisci.ufl.edu; morrison@ufl.edu jmorriso@polisci.ufl.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Poland, Social and Political change, Polish politics and society, and martial law in Poland
    • The Polish People's Republic , Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD 1968
    • Organizer and faculty advisor for the University of Florida/Poland Exchange Program
    • Visiting professor at Poznan University, 1975-1976 and 1981-1982
    • Two years of graduate work in political sociology at Warsaw University
    Morzuch, Bernard, J. , Professor, Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts/Amherst @
    Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1977
    Phone: (413) 545-5718 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: morzuch@resecon.umass.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Economics
    • Managerial economics and forecasting methods for assistant professors in economics at the Polish-American Summer School in Economics near Poznan on 1995, 1999, and 2000.
    Mroczkowski, Tomasz , Professor & Chair of the International Business Department, Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. @
    Ph.D., Academy of Economics, Krakow
    Phone: 202 885-1917 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: mrocz@american.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: International business, specifically comparative restructuring and its impact on employment and management reform in transition economies.
    • "Opportunity Comes with Stress: Changing Career Orientations in Post-Communist Poland," with R. Linowes et al. in Proceedings of the International Society for Study of Work and Organizational Values, Jerusalem, June 2000.
    • Differing Interpretations of Key Management Terms: Old versus New Poland. Working Paper No. 27. with R.. Linowes & A. Nowak Copenhagen: Center for East European Studies, Copenhagen Business School, 1999.
    • Special advisor to the Minister of Foreign Trade, National Government of Poland
    Mrowka, Stanislaw G. , Professor of Mathematics @

    Ph.D. Polish Academy of Sciences, 1959
    Phone: 716 645-6284 x128 / Fax: . . . / E-mail: mrowka@buffalo.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Topology, E-compactness, dimension theory, formal logic.
    Murakowski, Janusz , Research Assistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware @
    Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1998
    M.S., Imperial College, University of London, 1991
    M.S., Poznan University, Poznan, 1990
    Phone: (302) 831-3189 / Fax: (302) 831-4316 / E-Mail: jam@udel.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Far field superresolution imaging.
    Murawska-Klamut, Edyta. , Polish Language Instructor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Northern Illinois University @
    M.A., Wroclaw University, Poland, 1992
    Phone: (815) 753-6457 / Fax: (815) 753-5989 / e-mail: eklamut@niu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish language, hsitory and culture
    • Introduction to Polish Culture
    • Modern Polish
    Muszyński, Lech. , Associate Faculty, Department of Forest Management, The University of Maine @
    Ph.D., Agricultural University of Poznan
    Phone: (207) 581-2102 / Fax: (207) 581-2074 / E-Mail: Lech.Muszynski@umit.maine.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Advanced hybrid wood-plastic and wood-FRP composites: coatings and multifunctional barriers; damage assessm
    Namyslowski, Jan , Assistant Professor of Radiology @
    M.D., Warsaw Medical Academy, 1981
    Phone: 317 274-1840 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: jnamyslo@iupui.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Interventional radiology.
    Naskrecki, Piotr, Visiting Curatorial Associate in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University @@
    M.S. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, 1992 Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, 2000
    Phone: (860) 486-0858 / Fax: (860) 485-0858 / E-Mail: pnaskrecki@oeb.harvard.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Systematics, taxonomym and evolution of orthopteroid insects; the world fauna of katydids (Tettigonioidea); insect bioacoustics and communication; systematics and host plant affiliations of hummingbird flower mites; biological database design and digital distribution of taxonomic data
    Nazarewicz, Witek , Professor, Nuclear Physics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and University of Warsaw@
    Ph.D., Warsaw Institue of Technology, 1981
    Phone: (865) 974-8716 Fax: (865) 974-8716 / E-Mail: witek@utkux.utcc.utk.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Nuclear Physics

    Nedeljkovic, Olga , Professor, Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures, University of Illinois at Chicago@
    PhD., University of Skopje, 1967
    Phone: (312) 996-7054 / Fax:(312) 996-0953 / E-Mail: olganedl@uic.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Medieval Slavic Studies, the formation of the Slavic literary languages, Balkans and Russia
    • Cyprian Kamil Norwid: A Ninteenth Century Poet of Christian Humanism, The Polish Review, 1, (1986) : pp. 27-48
    • Julian Przybos's Poem "Notre Dame III" AATSEEL Annual Meeting, 2002
    Neuman, Edward , Professor, Department of Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, @
    Ph.D., University of Wroclaw, 1972
    Phone:(618 ) 453-6501 / Fax:( )... / E-Mail: edneuman@siu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Numerical Analysis
    Nowacki, Roman. , Instructor, Department of Management, Northern Illinois University @
    M.S., Warsaw Technical University, 1974
    M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1998
    Phone: (815) 753-6214 / Fax: (815) 753-6198 / E-Mail: RNOWACKI@core.com
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Strategic Scenario Planning and Entrepreneurship Management.
    Nowak, Andrzej , Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor @
    Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, 1975
    Phone:(734) 764-9299 / Fax: (734) 764-4292 / E-Mail:Andrzej.S.Nowak@um.cc.umich.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Analyisis and design of bridges, evaluation of existing bridges, and reliability analysis
    Nowak, Jaroslaw, Assistant Professor, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida @ @
    M.S. Warsaw Agricultural University, 1986
    Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1996
    Phone: 850 875-7142 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: jnowak@mail.ifas.ufl.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Silviculture and mitigating air pollution effects on forest health
    Nycz, Danuta , Adjunct Instructor, Department of Linguistics, University at Buffalo
    Phone: (716) 645-2177 x782 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: nycz@acsu.buffalo.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Second Language Instruction
    Oleszak, Emilia L. , Associate Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Temple University @
    Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, 1979
    Phone: (215) 707-7657 / Fax:(215) 707-2102. / E-Mail: eoleszak@astro.temple.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Molecular basis of demyelinating disease of the CNS
    O'Brien, Sheila Ruzycki , Associate Professor of English, University of Idaho in Moscow @@
    Ph.D., Indiana University,.1987
    Phone: 208.885.7874 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: sobrien@uidaho.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: American Literature
    • 1996-97 Senior Fulbright Professor at the University of Lodz, Poland
    Oleszak, Emilia L. , Associate Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Temple University
    Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, 1979
    Phone: (215) 707-7657 / Fax:(215) 707-2102. / E-Mail: eoleszak@astro.temple.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Molecular basis of demyelinating disease of the CNS
    Olszewski, Agnes , Professor of Marketing, Seaton Hall University @
    Ph.D., University of Warsaw, Poland
    Phone: (973) 761-9240 / Fax: (973) 761-9217 / E-Mail: olszewag@shu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Marketing strategies for emerging markets. The impact of the political and cultural environments on global marketing strategies.
    Oppenheim , Antoni K. , Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley @
    Dipl. Ing. Warsaw Inst. of Tech. (in exile) London, 1945
    Ph.D., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, 1945
    Phone: (510)642-0211 / Fax: (510) 643-5599 / E-Mail: ako@me.Berkeley.EDU
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Dynamics of Exothermicity and Engine Cardiology
    Orlowski, Lucjan T. , Professor of Economics, Sacredheart University @ @
    Ph.D. Academy of Economy, Katowice, Poland
    Phone: (203) 371 7858 / Fax: (203) 230 9860 / E-Mail: OrlowskiL@sacredheart.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Monetary policies in transition economies, exchange rates and international financial markets, European Monetary Union, the EU Eastern Enlargement.
    • Trade and Payments in Central and Eastern Europe's Transforming Economies, Vol. 6, edited with Dominick Salvatore, Greenwood Publishing, 1997
    Ornatowski Cezar, M. , Associate Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies, San Diego State University@
    Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1991
    Phone: (619) 594-7933 / Fax: (619) 594-6530 / E-Mail: ornat@mail.sdsu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Role of rhetoric in Poland's political transformations
    • "'Let Thy Spirit Renew This Earth': The Rhetoric of Pope John Paul II and the Political Transformation in Poland, 1979-1989." Journal for the Study of Religion 14, 1 (2001): 67-88. Special issue on "Religion: Rhetoric and Politics."
    • "I confini polacchi nell'era post-sovietica." with L. D. Fairlie. Relazioni Internazionali 58, 30 (Nov. 1994): 40-49
    • "Reinventing a Nation: The Rhetoric of Political Transformation in Poland." Iowa Journal of Communication 26 (Fall 1994): 26-42.
    • "A Christian Athens: The Rhetoric Of Pope John Paul II And The Political Transformation In Poland, 1979-1989" Lore 1, #3, 2001 (draft)
    • "Rhetorical Regime in Crisis: The Rhetoric of Polish Leadership, 1980-1988." In Rhetoric of Transformation Jerzy Axer, ed. . Warsaw, Poland: DIG, 2003. 91-106.
    • "Democracy and Discourse: A Rhetorical Perspective on Political Change and the Emergence of Democracy in Poland." In Revisioning Democracy: Central Europe and America, Critical Perspectives. Eds. Jerzy Kutnik and Cezar M. Ornatowski. Lublin, Poland: Marie Curie-Sklodowska University Press, 1996. 57-66.
    Ost, David , Associate Professor of Political Science , Hobart and William Smith Colleges @ @
    PhD, University of Wisconsin at Madison
    tel: (315)781-3428 / Email: OST@hws.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative politics, with a particular focus on the politics of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Fluent in Polish and Russian.
    • Fulbright Research Fellowships in Poland, 1998-1999
    • Resident Poland program faculty member in Krakow, 1997-1998
    Ostaszewski, Krzysztof. , Professor, Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University @@
    M.S., Uinversity of Lodz, 1980
    Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1985
    Phone: (309) 438-7226 / Fax: Fax: (928) 244-1757 / E-Mail: krzysio@ilstu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Actuarial Science, Real Analysis, Mathematical Finance, Mathematical Economics.
    • 2003 Fulbright award to the Warsaw School of Economics, Institute of Statistics and Demography.
    • 1995 1995 Fulbright Research Fellow in Poland, studying actuarial aspects of free market reforms.
    • "Pension reform in Poland," with Kluza S. Chapter 5 (pp. 71-87) in The Welfare State in Emerging-Market Econonies: With Case Studies from Latin America, Eastern-Central Europe, and Asia, ed: C. Aspalter, Casa Verde Publishing, Taichung City, Taiwan, 2003
    Ostrowska, Elzbieta , Visiting Professor of Polish Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh @
    M.A. Jagiellonian University
    Phone: (412) 624-5906 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: euo1@pitt.edu / ELSE: ostrel@krysia.uni.lodz.pl
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Film, Gender Studies
    • University of Pittsburgh: 2001-02 and 2002-03
    • Gender in Film and the Media: East-West Dialogues. Ed. with Oleksy, E. and Stevenson, M., Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang, 205p. 2000
    AFFILIATION IN POLAND: Women's Studies Center, University of Lodz, Poland
    Ostrowski, Constance J. , Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Schenectady County Community College @
    Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1993
    Phone: 518 370-5571 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: cjostrow@nycap.rr.com
    MAJOR INTERESTS:Polish Literature in English translation.
    • Analysis of syntactic metaphors in Jerzy Kosinski's "Steps" Midwest MLA conference, 1983.
    Panov, Mitko , Assistant Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, University of Texas at Austin @
    National School for Film, Television and Theater - Lodz, Poland, 1988
    tel: 512-471-6659 / Email: mitko@mail.utexas.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Writing and directing short narrative and documentary films.
    Papiez, Lech , Associate Scientist, Indiana University School of Medicine @
    Ph.D., Silesian University, Katowice, Poland
    Phone: (317) 274-1188 / Fax: .(317) 274-2486 / E-Mail: lpapiez@iupui.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Transport theory of charged particles - Boltzman equation, inverse problems in medical physics, dosimetric and efficiency evaluations of special techniques and devices in radiation therapy
    Pasek, Zbigniew J. , Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan @
    M.S., Warsaw University of Technology, 1978 Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1993
    Phone: (734) 763-9976 / Fax: (734) 647-7303 / E-Mail: zbigniew@engin.umich.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Manufacturing automation; machine control; machine tool design; open architecture control; system-level configuration.
    • On-line Editor of Periphery, a Journal of Polish Affairs
    Pasik-Duncan, Bozenna , Professor, Mathematics Department, University of Kansas@
    Ph.D., Warsaw School of Economics, 1978
    Phone: (785) 864-5162 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: bozenna@math.ukans.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Stochastic processes, stochastic adaptive control, stochastic theory, mathematical statistics, the relation between statistics and control theory, mathematics of finance, manufacturing systems control in telecommunication, epilepsy and mathematics education.
    Pease, Neal H. , Professor of History @
    Ph.D., Yale University, 1982
    Phone: (414) 229-5205 / Fax: .... / E-Mail: pease@uwm.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Roman Catholic Church in 20th-century Poland, Poland and central Europe
    • "'This Troublesome Question': The United States and the 'Polish Pogroms' of 1918-1919," awaiting publication in Modern East Central Europe in its European Context: Essays in Honor of Piotr S. Wandycz, to be published by Yale University Press, 2001.
    Perzynski, Bogdan , Associate Professor of Transmedia, Dept. of Art and Art History, Univ. of Texas at Austin @
    MFA, Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan, 1979
    tel: (512) 471-0903 / Email: ...
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Art's interdisciplinary character including the philosophies of communicative action, social pragmatism, and individual invention
    Pickus, David B , Lecturer in the Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University @
    Ph.D., University of Chicago
    Phone: (480)727-664 / Fax: . . . . . . . . / Email: David.Pickus@asu.edu
    MAJOR INTEREST: German and Jewish perceptions of Poland from the 18th century onwards.
    • Dying with an Enlightening Fall: Poland in the Eyes of German Intellectuals, 1764-1800, Lantham, Lexington Books, 2000
    Piekalkiewicz, Jarek , Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Kansas University @
    Ph.D., Indiana University
    Phone: . . . / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: jpiek@ku.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Politics of East Central Europe, ideocratic political systems
    • "Personal Mamories of Nazi Occupied Poland."
    • Communist Local Government. A Study of Poland, Athens, Ohio, 1975
    Pienkos, Donald E. , Professor of Political Science @
    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Phone: (414) 229-4239 / Fax: .... / E-Mail: dpienkos@uwm.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish and East European politics; Polish-American fraternal organizations
    • Ethnic Politics in Urban America : The Polish Experience in Four Cities, Polish American Historical Association, 1978
    • For Your Freedom Through Ours: Polish American Efforts on Poland's Behalf, 1863-1991. Boulder, CO: East European Monographs, 1991.
    • 'In the Ideals of Women is the Strength of a Nation': A History of the Polish Women's Alliance of America, New York: Columbia University Press, 2003, with Angela Pienkos
    • PNA: A Centennial History of the Polish National Alliance of the United States of North America, New York: Columbia University Press, 1984, 2nd ed. 2000
    • For Your Freedom Through Ours: Polish American Efforts on Poland's Behalf, 1863-1991, New York: Columbia University Press, 1991
    • One Hundred Years Young: A History of the Polish Falcons of America, 1887-1987. Boulder Colorado: East European Monographs, 1987.
    • For Your Freedom Through Ours: Polish American Efforts on Poland's Behalf, 1863-1991. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.
    • Numerous scholarly publications since 1995 on Polish electoral politics and Poland's entry into NATO
    • "Consensus and Division over Poland's Entry into the European Union," East European Quarterly, 37, Winter, 2004
    • "Interesting Times: Polish Politics and Elections, 1989-2001," The Polish Review, 44, Fall, 2001
    • "Witness to History: Polish Americans and the Genesis of NATO Enlargement," The Polish Review, 44, Fall, 1999
    Pilch, Krzysztof , Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern California @
    Ph.D., University of Wroclaw, 1983
    Phone: (213) 740-1145/1124 / Fax: (213) 740-6653 / E-Mail: pilch@usc.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Theoretical High Energy Physics, String theory, AdS/CFT correspondence, supergravity, representation theory
    Pious, Richard M. , Adolf S. and Effie E. Ochs Professor of American Studies, Columbia University @
    Ph.D., Columbia University, 1971
    Phone: (212) 854-5438 / Fax: (212) 854-3024 / E-Mail: rpious@barnard.columbia.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: American national government. Presidential politics and government. Presidential and congressional elections. Constitutional and public law. National security politics and processes
    • The Crisis of Authority:Authority: how it is gained and maintained, confronted and reconstituted. including a discussion of Adam Michnik's Letters from Prison and Other Essays
    Piotrowiak, Piotr , Associate Professor of Chemistry, Rutgers University-Newark @
    M.S. University of Wroclaw
    Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1988
    Phone: 973.353.5318 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: piotr@newark.rutgers.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Photoinduced charge and electronic excitation transfer processes, their relevance to biological systems, and to the design of future molecular electronic devices
    Piotrowski, Wiktor, Assosiate Professor, Mathematics @

    M.A., Wroclaw University 1983
    Ph.D., North Dakota State University 1992
    Phone: (715) 394-8471/ Fax: . . . . . . . . . / e-mail: VPIOTROW@staff.uwsuper.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Discrete Mathematics; Matroid and Graph Theory; Combinatorial Optimization; Ordered Sets; Abstract Convexity; Universal Algebra; History and Philosophy of Mathematics
    • The Golden Age of Poland in the Passport to the World Series
    Pizlo, Zygmunt , Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences @
    Ph.D. , Institue of Electron Technology, Warsaw, 1982
    Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1991
    Phone: (765) 494-6930 / Fax: (765) 496-1264 / E-Mail: pizlo@psych.purdue.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS:Monocular and binocular shape perception.
    Educational Experience
    • 1982-1984: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Department of Neurophysiology, Laboratory of Psychophysiology (Polish Academy of Sciences), Warsaw
    • 1984-1987: Central Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Erognomics, Warsaw
    • 1987-1988: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Department of Neurophysiology, Laboratory of Afferent Systems (Polish Academy of Sciences), Warsaw.
    Podbielski, Monica , Adjunct Faculty in History, DePaul University @
    Ph.D., Catholic University of America
    Phone: 312-362-5486 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: mpodbiel@depaul.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: American Foreign Policy - 1945 to 1960
    • Charles Rozmarek, the Polish American Congress, and Their Influence on American Foreign Policy.
    • What Makes an Alliance Strong? NATO and the Warsaw Treaty Organization in Retrospect, with Thies, W.J., Military Review, LXXVII, 4, 1997
    Podgorski, Krzysztof, Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences @
    Ph.D. Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1991
    Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1993
    Phone: (317) 274-8070 / Fax: / E-Mail: kpodgorski@math.iupui.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Bootstrap and other Resampling Methods, Ergodic Theory, Stochastic Processes
    Polensek, Helen , Instructor, English Language Institute , Oregon State University @
    Phone: 541-737-6989 / E-mail: Helen.Polensek@orst.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Teaching English as a second language.
    • Has taught and consulted in Poland.
    Pomorski, Stanislaw , Distinguished Professor, Rutgers School of Law, Camden @
    J.D., University of Warsaw, Poland, 1968
    Phone: (856) 225 - 6395 / Fax: (856) 225 - 6516 / E-Mail: pomorski@camlaw.rutgers.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative and criminal aspects of Eastern European Law
    • "Universally Accepted Norms and Their Application in National Legal Systems: A Comparative Study of Polish and American Criminal Law and Their Interaction with Modern International Human Rights Legislation," (with Defert K.) Denver Law Journal 57: 467-544 (1980)
    • "Controversies Around the Leading Role of the Polish United Workers' Party: The 1976 Constitutional Amendment", in Redden (ed), The Modern Legal Systems Cyclopedia (1985) and in Loeber (ed.), Ruling Communist Parties and Their Status Under Law (1986)
    • Lay Judges in the Polish Criminal Courts", Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, June 1975
    • "Legal Problems of Compulsory Treatment and the Polish Mental Health Draft Act of 1970," State and Law No. 3 (1972)
    • "Organized Economic Crimes in the New Polish Criminal Code of 1969(Art. 202)", State and Law No. 11 (1971)
    • "Libel and Criticism in Polish Criminal Codes: 1932 and 1969", Activity of State Administration in Judicial Opinions Vol. III (1971)
    Porter, Brian , Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan @ @
    Ph.D., University of Winsconsin, 1994
    Phone: (734) 764-6803 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: baporter@umich.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: 19th and 20th century Poland.
    POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Received the Oskar Halecki Prize from the Polish Institute for Arts and Sciences in America for best new book on East European History for When Nationalism Began to Hate (Oxford, 2000).
    • "Who is a Pole and Where is Poland? Territory and Nation in the Rhetoric of Polish National Democracy before 1905," Slavic Review 51,1992, 630-53.
    • "The Social Nation and it Future: English Liberalism and Polish Nationalism in late Nineteenth-century Warsaw," American Historical Review 101:5, 1996, 1470-92.
    • "The Construction and Deconstruction of Nineteenth-century Polish Liberalism" St. Martins, 1999, 37-64.
    • "Democracy and Discipline in Late Nineteenth-century Poland," Journal of Modern Historiy 71:2, 1999, 346-93.
    • "Marking the boundaries of the Faith: Catholic Modernism and the Radical Right in early Twentieth-Century Poland," Edwin Mellon Press, 2001.
    • "The End of Communism and the Polish Round Table of 1989," United States Institution for Peace, 2000.
    • "Explaining Jedwebne: The Perils of Understanding," The Polish Review 47:1 (2002), 23-26.
    • "The Catholic Nation: Religion, Identity, and the Narrative of Polish History,"The Slavic and Eastern European, Journal 45:2, 2002. forthcoming.
    • "Patriotism and Prophecy in 19th century Poland,"The Catholic Historical Review, forthcoming.
    • "Who is a Pole and Where is Poland? Territory and Nation in the Rhetoric of Polish National Democracy Before 1905," Slavic Review, 51, 1992, pp. 630-653
    • When nationalism began to hate: Imagining modern politics in nineteenth-century Poland, Oxford University Press, 2002
    • Many Polands: A history of multiculturalism in northeastern europe.
    • Eastern Europe in the 20th and 21th Centuries.
    Prokopczyk, Czeslaw Z. , Associate Professor Emeritus of Polish, University at Buffalo
    Ph.D., SUNY/Binghampton 1978
    Phone: 716 645-2191 Ext: 1198 / Fax 716 645-5981 / E-MAIL: czp@acsu.buffalo.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Nineteenth-century German philosophical writers with particular emphasis on Marx and Hegel and Marx and the use by the form of the latter's concept of truth.
    • Bruno Schulz : New Documents and Interpretations (Literature and the Sciences of Man, Vol. 15). Ed. Czeslaw Prokopczyk, New York : Peter Lang, 1999
    • Elementary Polish
    • Intermediate Polish
    Przeworski, Adam , Professor, Politics , New York University @ @ @
    M.A. 1961, Warsaw
    Ph.D. 1966, Northwestern
    Phone: 212 998 -3707 / fax: 212 995 -4184 / E-mail: adam.przeworski@nyu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: political economy, methods of cross- national research, democratic theory.
    • Sustainable Democracy, (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995). Editor of joint report of twenty-one social scientists who collaborated over two years under the name of the Group on East-South Systems Transformations (ESST). The report identifies the principal political and economic choices confronting new democracies in Southern and Eastern Europe and South America.
    Przytycki, Józef H. , Professor of Mathematics, George Washington University @ @ @
    M.Sc., Warsaw University 1977
    Ph.D., Columbia University 1981
    Phone:(202) 994-6238 / Fax: . . . . . . . . . / e-mail: przytyck@research.circ.gwu.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: - Topology, Knot Theory, Algebraic Topology based on knots
    • University of Warsaw, Mathematics Department, Spring 2000
    • Member of the Organizing Committee of the July 7-13, 2003, Knots in Poland Conference in Poznan@
    Ptaszynska, Marta , Polish Composer and Professor in the Department of Music, University of Chicago @ @
    M.A., Warsaw Academy of Music, 1968
    Phone: . . . / Fax: (773) 753-0558 / e-mail: mptaszyn@uchicago.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Composer and percussionist, with a special interest in the performance and analysis of new music and contemporary opera.
    • Conductus--A Ceremonial for Winds, 1982 - featuring quotations from Bogurodzica (Mother of God), Poland's 13th Century battle anthemded hymn
    • Listy Polskie (Polish Letters), 1988 - a cantata celebrating Polish Independence
    • Fanfare for Frederic Chopin, 1999
    • Poland: Music, Lyric, Nation, April 2001 Festival at the University of Chicago, co-organizer with Philip Bohlman
    Pukas-Palimaka, Danuta, Kosciuszko Foundation Visiting Professor of Polish, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, University of Connecticut
    M.A. Jagiellonian University
    Phone: 860 486-3313 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: DANUTA.PUKAS-PALIMAKA@UConn.edu / OR: dpukas2000@yahoo.com
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Bilingualism in development from the viewpoint of sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics
    • Wayne State University: 1989-90, 1990-91, and 1991-92
    • University of Connecticut, Storrs: 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03
    • Co Panu Dolega? Komunikacyjny podrecznik jezyka medycznego dla obcokrajowców (What ails you? Foreigners Handbook of Medical Communication) with Chlopicka, M. and Turek-Fornelska, K., Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, 1991.
    AFFILIATION IN POLAND: Institute of Polish Diaspora and Ethnic Studies, Jagiellonian University,
    Pyda, Marek , Research Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee @
    Ph.D., Mickiewicz University, 1982
    Phone: (865) 974-0652 / Fax: (865) 974-0652 / E-Mail: mpyda@utk.edu
    MAJOR INTERESTS: Thermal Analysis and Physical Chemistry of Synthetic and Biological Polymers and Small Molecules. The solids, liquids, and mesophases of macromolecules and biomaterials; Theory and application of thermal analysis.


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