Radosh, Stanley R. , Slavic Bibliographer, Coordinator of Collection Development, DuBois Library, University of Massachusetts/Amherst @
Phone: 413-545-0058 / E-Mail: radosh@library.umass.edu
  • Introduction to the Polish People
Radosh, Stanley (aka Radosz, Stanisław) , Executive Director, Polish Center of Discovery and Learning, Elms College, MA @
Phone: (413) 594-2761 ext. 451 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: radoshs@elms.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Fostering an appreciation of Polish culture and heritage
  • Web of Sin-Moon of Redemption, An analysis of the Twardowski tale and readings from his manuscript about a sorcerer from ancient Krakow, Polish Center at Elms College, 1999
  • HUM 250 An Introduction to the Polish People
Radosz, Maciej , Professor and Dept Head of Chemical Engineering, University of Wyoming @
Ph.D., Cracow University of Technology, Year
Phone: (307) 766-4926/ E-Mail: radosz@uwyo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Macromolecular phase equilibria, crystallization and melting of polymers in supercritical fluids, equations of state, fouling, separations.
Radwanska-Williams, Joanna , Associate Professor in the Department of English, Chinese University of Hong Kong.  
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Phone: 2609-7023 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: onha@cuhk.edu.hk
MAJOR INTERESTS: History and philosophy of linguistics, phonetics and phonology, second language acquisition, language teaching methodology, discourse analysis, cognitive metaphor, poetics, semiotics.
  • The banyan tree: a story of language gain . Applied Linguistics: 17 No. 3 July 2001 (a personal account of 'additive multilingualism' that involves Polish and other languages)
  • The Polish Language Learning Framework . Abstract AATSEEL 1999 Conference
Regulska, Joanna , Professor of Geography, Rutgers University @
M.A., University of Warsaw, Poland, 1975 Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1982
Phone: (732)445-4103 / Fax: (732)445-0006 / E-Mail: regulska@rci.rutgers.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Local level democratization process and the roles of the state, civil society and market in this process. The process of decentralization and devolution of power during regime changes; the policy implications of such changes; the role that gender relations play in these processes.
  • Fellowship from The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Residential Advisor to the Minister for Public Administration Reform, Warsaw, Poland, 1993-94
  • 1996 The Cavalier Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, for contributions to the development of local democracy and local government reform in Poland, awarded by Poland's President, 1996
  • Informational Policy at the Local Level. (Wydawnictwo Samorzadowe, Warsaw, Poland, in Polish) 206 pages. 1995.
  • "NGOs and their Vulnerabilities During the Time of Transition: Case of Poland" in Voluntas, International Journal of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 61-71, 1999
  • "Building local democracy: the role of Western assistance in Poland," in Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-20, 1998
  • "Decentralization or (Re)Centralization: Struggle for Political Power in Poland" in Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Vol. 15, pp. 187-207, 1997
  • "Expanding Political Space for Women in Poland: An Analysis of Three Communities," (with A. Graham in Communist and Post Communist Studies. Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 65-82, 1997
  • "Urban Development Under Socialism: The Polish Experience." Urban Geography, Vol. 8, No. 4, July-August. pp. 321-339. 1987
  • "The Future of Poland is based on Local Democracy", New Horizon, April, pp. 10.
  • "Political Decentralization and Capital Mobility in Planned and Market Societies: Local Autonomy in Poland and the United States." (With R. W. Lake) in Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 702-720.
  • "Centralization Versus Decentralization: The Case of Financing Autonomous Local Governments in Poland," (With M. Bell) in Public Finance in a World of Transition, supplement to Public Finances/Finances Publiques, Vol. 47, pp. 187-201. 1992
  • "The Polish Road to Self-Governance" in Klein, P.V. (ed.) Struggling with the Communist Legacy: Studies of Yugoslavia, Romania and Poland. East European Monographs, pp. 175-190. 1999
  • "The rise and fall of public administration reform in Poland: why bureaucracy does not want to be reformed," in Barlow, M., I. Lengyel, R. Welch (eds.) Local Development and Public Administration in Transition, Jozef Attila University: Szeged, Hun-gary. 1998
  • "The Political and its Meaning for Women's Transitional Political in Poland?" chapter in Pickles, J. and Smith A. (eds.) Theorizing Transition: The Political Economy of Change in Central and Eastern Europe. Routledge pp. 309-329, 1998
  • "Building Democracy at the Local Level: The Case of Poland" in M. Lazar (ed.), For-tifying the Foundations: US Support for Developing and Strengthening Democracy in East Central Europe, International Institute of Education, New York, NY, pp. 32-39. 1996
  • "Transition to Local Democracy: Do Polish Women Have a Chance" in M. Rueschemeyer (ed.) Women in the Politics of Postcommunist Eastern Europe. M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, NY, pp. 35-62. 1994
Ringel, Robert L. , Professor, Audiology and Speech Science, Executive Vice President for Student Affairs, Purdue University @
Ph.D., Purdue University 1960, 1962
Phone: (765) 494-7744 / Fax . . . / E-Mail: rringel@purdue.edu
  • Quality on the College Campus: The Leadership Role, at the College of Computer Sciences and Management, Rzeszow, April 5, 2000
  • A Reminiscence of My Polish Heritage: Part II.” Hillel Foundation, W. Lafayette, April 19, 2000
  • Honorary Professorship from Rzeszow College of Computer Sciences and Management
Robel, Ronald R. , Professor of History and Director, Critical Languages Center , University of Alabama @
Ph.D. Michigan,
Phone: (205) 348 7152 / Fax: . . . . . . . . . / e-mail: rrobel@woodsquad.as.ua.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Oriental civilizations
Rosinski, Jan , Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee @
Ph.D., Wrolaw University
Phone: (865) 974-4309 / Fax: (865) 974-6576 / E-Mail: dydak@math.utk.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Probability - stochastic processes; path properties, weak convergence, stochastic integration and probabilities on infinite dimensional spaces.
Rothstein, Robert A. , Professor of Slavic & Judaic Studies and of Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts/Amherst @
Ph.D., Harvard, 1967
Phone: 413-545-0929 / E-Mail: rar@slavic.umass.edu
Secretary-Treasurer of the American Committee of Slavists
American Contact for XII Quinquennial International Congress of Slavists to take place in Krakow on August 26-September 3, 1998
MAJOR INTERESTS: Slavic linguistics; also a long-standing interest in folklore.
  • The Polish Verb, preliminary edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Slavic Department, 1970. 66 pp.
  • Polish Scholarly Prose: A Social Sciences and Humanities Reader. Columbus, OH: Slavica, 1981. xii, 226 pp. [with Halina Rothstein];
  • Hucpa and the Klezmer, or What Yiddish Gave to Polish. Int. J. Slav. Linguist. & Poetics 25-6 (1982)
  • "Spelling and Society: the Polish Orthographic Controversy of the 1930's," in Papers in Slavic Philology 1, ed. Benjamin A. Stolz (Ann Arbor:?Michigan Slavic Publications, 1977), pp. 225-36.
  • "Gender and Reference in Polish and Russian," in Morphosyntax in Slavic, ed. Richard D. Brecht and Catherine V. Chvany (Columbus, OH: Slavica, 1980), pp. 79-97.
  • "Kultura jezyka in 20th Century Poland and Her Neighbors," Slavic Linguistics and Language Teaching, Selected Papers from the International Slavic Conference, Banff 1974, ed. Thomas F. Magner, (Cambridge, MA: Slavica 1977), pp. 58-81
  • "Relevancy Marking in Polish Complements," Slavic Transformational Syntax, eds. Richard D. Brecht and Catherine V. Chavny (Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Materials, 1974) pp. 53-65
  • "Spelling and Society: The Polish Orthographic Controversy of the 1930's," Papers in Slavic Philology, ed. Benjamin A. Stolz (Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 1977) pp. 225-236
  • "Polish," The Slavonic Languages, eds. Bernard Comrie and Greville G. Corbett, (London: Routledge, 1993) pp. 686-758
  • "Undesirable Ambiguity and the Polish Comparative," Studies in Polish Morphology and Syntax, eds. Gerd Hentschel and Roman Laskowski (Munich: Otto Sagner, 1993) pp. 163-166
  • "The Kazan School of Polish Linguistics and its Place in the International Development of Phonology," by Roman Jakobson, from his selected writings (The Hague: Mouton, 1971) pp. 394-428 [translated from the Polish original (1960)]
  • "The Polish Language," by Stanislaw Westfal, (Rome, 1966) in Slavic and East European Journal, 14, 1970, pp. 227-228
  • "A Concise Grammar of Polish," by Oscar Swan, (Washington DC, 1978) in SEEJ 23 (1979), pp. 310-312
  • "Colloquial Polish," by B. W. Mazur, (London, 1983), in The Modern Language Journal, 69, 1985, pp. 193-194
Ryavec, Karl W. , Professor, Political Science Department, University of Massachusetts/Amherst @
Ph.D., Columbia University 1968
Phone: 413-545-0581 / E-Mail: ryavec@polsci.umass.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Mainly focuses on Comparative Government, Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Government and Politics in East and Central Europe
Ryfa, Juras T. , Assistant Professor of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures, George Washington University
Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington 1997
Phone: (202) 994-3104 / Fax: (202) 994-0171. / e-mail: jryfa@gwis2.circ.gwu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: 19th Century Russian literature. Born in Lithuania, Juras Ryfa boasts native ability in three languages: Russian, Polish, and Lithuanian
  • Literature and Culture of the Western Slavs
Rafalski, Antoni , Adjunct Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark @
Ph.D., Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan
Phone: (302) 631-2612/Fax: (3020 631-2607 / E-Mail: j-antoni.rafalski@usa.dupont.com
MAJOR INTERESTS: Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Genetics
Sachs, Elizabeth , Adjunct Lecturer in Polish, University of Pennsylvania @
Phone: (215) 898-0728 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: esachs@sas.upenn.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Program Director Penn in Warsaw
Sadkowski Konrad , Associate Professor of History, University of Northern Iowa @
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Phone: 273-2765 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: Konrad.Sadkowski@uni.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Role of the Catholic Church in shaping national identity in Poland between 1863 and 1939 and the intersection between religion and politics, especially nationalism, in Eastern Europe and Europe as a whole.
Safran, Gabriella , Assistant Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures @
Ph.D. Princeton University, 1998
Phone: 950-723-4414/ Fax: (650) 725-0011 / E-Mail: gsafran@stanford.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS Literature, Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics in the Russian Empire
  • Rewriting the Jew: Assimilation Narratives in the Russian Empire, Stanford University Press, 2000
Scharine, Richard , Professor, Theatre, University of Utah @
Ph.D.,University of Kansas, 1964
Phone: (801) 581-7492 Fax: ..... / E-Mail: richard.scharine@m.cc.utah.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Poland and England
  • 1992-1993 Senior Fulbright Professor, University of Gdansk Institute of English
  • Spring 1997 Guest Professor, University of Gdansk Institute of English
  • Torun East European International Theatre Festival (Theatre Review) Theatre Journal (March 1994)
  • "Addressed to White Liberals: Broadway Civil Rights Drama 1945-46,"
  • "A Fortune on the Baltic: The Gdansk Fencing School," Encyclia (1996)
  • "Alternative Theatre in Poland 1954-1989" (Book Review) Theatre Journal (December 1998)
Saperstein, Marc , Charles E. Smith Professor of Jewish History, George Washington University @
Ph.D. Harvard 1977
Phone: (202) 994-4780 / Fax: . . . . . . . . . / e-mail: msaper@gwis2.circ.gwu.edu
  • History of the Jews in Christian Europe to the 18th Century. It includes discussion of Polish Hasidism
Shallcross, Bozena , Associate Professor of Polish Literature
Ph.D., Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1983
Phone: (773) 834-2179 / Fax: (773) 702-7030 / E-Mail: bshallcr@uchicago.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Interdisciplinary studies between literature and visual arts, art and aestheticism in Leopold Staff's poetry, poets as draftsmen.
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Director of Polish Studies Center
  • "Intimations of intimacy: Adam Mickiewicz's On the Grecian Room" Slavic E. Eur. J 42: 216-230, 1998;
  • "Bruno Schulz and modernism - Introduction" E. Eur. Polit. Soc.11: 254-256,1997;
  • "Fragments of a broken mirror: Bruno Schulz's retextualization of the Kabbalah" E. Eur. Polit. Soc.11: 270-281,1997;
  • "Wondrous fire: Adam Mickiewicz's Pan Tadeusz and the romantic improvisation" E. Eur. Polit. Soc. 9: 523-533, 1995
  • Framing the Polish Home: The Postwar Literary and Cultural Constructions of Hearth, Nation, and Self, ed: Shallcross, B., Athens: Ohio University Press, 2002
  • Through the Poet's Eye: The Travels of Zagajewski, Herbert, and Brodsky, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2002
Shea, Jonathan , Instructor, Modern Languages Department, Central Connecticut State University @ @
Ph.D., . . . , . . .
Phone: 832-2875 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail:SheaJ@ccsu.edu
Silverman, Carol , Associate Professor of Anthropology , University of Oregon @ @
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1979
Phone: (541) 346-5114 / Fax: (541) 346-0668 / E-Mail: csilverm@oregon.uoregon.edu and csilverm@darkwing.uoregon.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Roma (Gypsy), Moslem, Jewish and Slavic ethnic minority and immigrant culture, folklore, folk music and folk song; questions of ethnicity, adaptation, gender, and taboos.
  • Faculty Program Advisor for Study Abroad in Poland
Silverman, Deborah Anders , Executive Assistant to the Provost, University at Buffalo
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, 1996
Phone: (716) 645-6145 / Fax: (716) 645-3685 / E-Mail: debsilv@buffalo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Ethnicity, folklore, folk music, folk celebrations,
  • Dyngus Day in Polish-American Communities, in "Usable Pasts," ed. Tad Tuleja (Utah State University Press, 1997), pp. 68-95.
Simons Thomas, Jr. , Consulting Professor, History, Stanford University @
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1963
MAJOR INTERESTS: Central and East European history and culture
  • U.S. Ambassador to Poland (1990-1993).
  • Eastern Europe in the Postwar World, St. Martin's Press, 1991, 1993
  • The End of the Cold War?, St. Martin's Press, 1990
Skibniewski, Miroslaw. , Professor, Civil Engineering, Associate Provost, Interim Dean of International Programs Executive Vice President for Student Affairs, Purdue University @
M. Eng. Warsaw Institute of Technology, 1981
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1986
Phone: 765 743-8815 / Fax: 765 494-9062 /E-Mail: mirek@purdue.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Construction Automation and Robotics
Skora Irena, A. , Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Univeristy of Florida @
M.D. Jagiellonian University, Krakow
Phone: 904 244-5431 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: sylvia.gabbard@jax.ufl.edu
Skowron, Elzbieta , Adjunct Instructor, Sacred Heart University @
M.A. Catholic University of Lublin
Phone: . . . / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: . . .
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish Language Instruction
  • First Year Polish; Intermediate Polish
Slawinska, Wanda M. , Senior Assistant Librarian, Buffalo State Colleg @
Phone: 716 878-6317 / Fax: 716 ........... / E-mail: SLAWINWM@buffalostate.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Western New York's Polonian history
  • Dr. Francis E. Fronczak: Enlightened Leader and Compassionate Humanitarian, November 19, 2001, Butler Library, Buffalo State College
  • Autobiography in the Writing of Maria Kuncewicz, Lecture in Polish, 1990
Slodkowski, Zbigniew , Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1974
Phone: (312) 413-3746 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: zbigniew@uic.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Several complex variables
Smith, Barry , Professor of Philosophy @
Ph.D. University of Manchester, 1976
Phone: 716 645 2444 x 711 / Fax 716 645 6139 / E-mail: phismith@acsu.buffalo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Metaphysics, including Applied Metaphysics. Austrian, Polish and German Philosophy, especially Brentano, Husserl, Ingarden, Reinach.
  • Review of Roman Ingarden, The Literary Work of Art (Evanston 1973), Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 6 (1975), 141-44.
  • "The Ontogenesis of Mathematical Objects", Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 6 (1975), 91-101.
  • "Historicity, Value and Mathematics", Analecta Husserliana, 4 (1975), 219-39.
  • "Matematyka a ontologiczna estetyka Ingardena", Studia Filozoficzne, 1/122 (1976), 51-56.
  • "An Essay in Formal Ontology", Grazer Philosophische Studien, 6 (1978), 39-62.
  • "Roman Ingarden: Ontological Foundations for Literary Theory", in J. Odmark, ed., Language, Literature and Meaning I: Problems of Literary Theory, Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1979, 373-90.
  • "On Making Sense of Ingarden", in Crisis of Aesthetics, Cracow: Jagiellonian University, 1979, 283-89.
  • "Ingarden vs. Meinong on the Logic of Fiction", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 16 (1980), 93-105.
  • Barry Smith (ed.), Parts and Moments. Studies in Logic and Formal Ontology, Munich: Philosophia, 1982, 564pp.
  • "The Ontology of Epistemology", Reports on Philosophy, 11 (1987), 57-66. (Polish translation as: "Ontologia epistemologii", in W. Strozewski and A. Wegrzecki (eds.), W Kregu Filozofii Romana Ingardena, Warsaw/Cracow: PWN, 1995, 111-119.)
  • "Logic and the Sachverhalt", The Monist, 72 (1989), 52-69. (Revised version in L. Albertazzi, M. Libardi and R. Poli (eds.), The School of Franz Brentano, Dordrecht/Boston/Lancaster: Kluwer (1996), 323-341.)
  • "On the Origins of Analytic Philosophy", Grazer Philosophische Studien, 35 (1989), 153-173.
  • "Kasimir Twardowski: An Essay on the Borderlines of Psychology, Ontology and Logic", K. Szaniawski, ed., The Vienna Circle and the Philosophy of the Lvov-Warsaw School, Dordrecht/Boston/Lancaster: Kluwer, 1989, 313-373.
  • "On the Phases of Reism", in J. Wolenski, ed., Kotarbinski: Logic, Semantics and Ontology, Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer, 1990, 137-184.
  • "The New European Philosophy" in Barry Smith (ed.), Philosophy and Political Change in Eastern Europe, La Salle: The Hegeler Institute, 1993, 165-170 and 191-192.
  • Barry Smith (ed.), Philosophy and Political Change in Eastern Europe (The Monist Library of Philosophy), La Salle: The Hegeler Institute, 1993, vi + 192pp.
  • Barry Smith, Austrian Philosophy: The Legacy of Franz Brentano, La Salle and Chicago: Open Court, 1994.
  • Josef Seifert and Barry Smith, "The Truth about Fiction", in W. Galewicz, E. Ströker and W. Strozewski, eds., Kunst und Ontologie. Für Roman Ingarden zum 100. Geburtstag, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, 1994, 97-118.
  • "Ingarden", in J. Kim and E. Sosa, eds., A Companion to Metaphysics, Oxford: Blackwell, 1995, 241-242.
  • "Why Polish Philosophy Does Not Exist", in J. J. Jadecki and J. Pasniczek (eds.), The Lvov-Warsaw School: The Second Generation, Dordrecht/Boston/Lancaster: Kluwer. [MS 20pp.]
  • "Ingarden", in Robert Audi (ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy,Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Smogorzewski, Miroslaw J. , Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California @
M.D., Univ. of Warsaw, 1973
Ph.D., Univ. of Warsaw, 1982
Phone: (323)226-7307 / Fax: (323)226-5390 / E-Mail: smogorze@usc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Nephrology, heart hypetrophogy in chronic renal failure, signal transduction and cystosolic calcium in urimia
Smolansky, Oles M. , Professor of International Relationa, Lehigh University @
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1959
Phone: (610) 758-3388 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: oms0@lehigh.edu
A MAJOR INTERESTS: International relations of Russia, the other post-Soviet states, especially Ukraine.
Snyder, Timothy , Assistant Professor, Department of History, Yale University @
Ph. D., Oxford University, 1995
Phone: (203)432-7662 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: timothy.snyder@yale.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Political, intellectual, and social history of Eastern Europe
  • The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (forthcoming 2002)
  • Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz, 1872-1905, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1997
Sobkowicz, Hanna , Professor of Neurology, University of Wisconsin, Madison @
Ph.D. Medical Academy of Warsaw, Poland, 1962
Phone: (608) 262-1246 / Fax: (608) 262-7332 / E-Mail: hmsobkow@facstaff.wisc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Developmental neurobiology, Growth and regeneration of the nervous system
Solecki, Roman , Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut @
Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology.
Phone: (860) 486-2366 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: rsolecki@uconnvm.uconn.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Applied mechanics
Sroka, Marek , Assistant Professor of Library Administration @
M.A, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1986
Phone: (217) 333-5795 / Fax: . . . / e-mail: m-sroka@uiuc.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Libraries in Poland
  • "The Destruction of Jewish Libraries and Archives in Cracow (Krakow) During World War II"
  • "'Soldiers of the Cultural Revolution': The Stalinization of Libraries and Librarianship in Poland, 1945-1953." Library History 16, no. 2 (November 2000): 105-125
  • "The Web Site of the Institute of Library and Information Science at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow." Slavonic & East European Information Resources 1, no. 1 (2000): 101-103.
  • "Polish bibliographies in electronic format: questionsof contents, structure, access and bibliographic standards." InternationalCataloguing and Bibliographic Control 26, no. 4 (October/December 1997): 79-82
  • "The University of Cracow Library under Nazi Occupation: 1939-1945." Libraries & Culture 34, no. 1 (Winter 1999)
Stachowiak, Michal K. , Associate Professor of Anatomical Sciences @
Ph.D. Academy of Medicine, Gdansk, Poland, 1980
Phone: 716 829-3540 / Fax: 716 829-2915 / Email: mks4@Buffalo.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Regulation of catecholamine biosynthetic enzymes and growth factors genes, signal transduction pathways of fibroblast growth factor receptors, regulation of glial and neuronal development and plasticity by growth factors, and gene therapy for neurodegenerative disorders.
Stark, David , Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs , Columbia University @
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1982
Phone: (212) 854-3972 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: dcs36@columbia.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Economic sociology and organizational innovation. Postsocialist restructuring networks, democratization and marketization in Eastern Europe.
  • Postsocialist Pathways: Transforming Politics and Property in East Central Europe by David Stark and Laszlo Bruszt. Cambridge University Press, 1998
Stefancic, David , Associate Professor, Department of History, Saint Mary's College @
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Phone: (574) 284-4462 / Fax: (574) 284-4866 / E-Mail: dstefanc@saintmarus.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: History of the Polish Military
  • "Casimir Pulaski: The Unknown American Hero" in Casimir Pulaski in Polish and American Consciousness ed: Maciejewski, J.et al. Warsaw, Wydawnictwo DiG, 1998
  • "The Gezembrowski Prints: Polish Lancers of the Guard" in Scans of the original prints from the Le Sabretache journals printed in 1895.
Sternstein, Malynne , Assistant Professor of Czech and Russian Literature, University of Chicago. @
Ph.D., University of Chicago 1996.
Voice: [773] 834-0894 / Fax: [773] 702-7030 / E-Mail: msternst@midway.uchicago.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Czech, Russian and Central European Studies; The European Avant-Garde
  • The Modern Central European Novel
Stone, Daniel Z. , Professor of History, University of Winnipeg, Canada @
Ph.D., Indiana University, l972
Phone: 204 786-9004 / Fax: 204 774-4134 / E-Mail: d.stone@uwinnipeg.ca
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish history; Polish-Jewish History; History of Tourism
  • The Polish-Lithuanian State 1386-1795 Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001
    • Winner of the 2003 Oskar Halecki Polish History from the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America.
  • Polish Politics and National Reform 1775-1788 New York, Columbia University Press, 1976
Strzemien, Jaroslaw , Professor of Theater, Central Connecticut State University @ @
M.F.A., Yale School of Drama
Phone: 832-3156 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: strzemien@ccsu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish theatre, drama, and film
  • Jerry Sterner's play Other People's Money into Polish for Polish National Television
Sunstein, Cass R. , Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School @
J.D., Harvard, 1978
Voice: 773-702-9498 / E-Mail: csunstei@midway.uchicago.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Administrative law, constitutional law, and civil liberties.
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP: Participated in law reform and constitution-making efforts in Poland
Supernak, Janusz C. , Professor-Chair, Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering, San Diego State University @
Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology, 1977
Phone: (619) 594-6378 / Fax: (619) 594-1443 / E-Mail: supernak@mail.sdsu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Transportation Engr. and Planning, Travel Demand Analysis, Traffic Engineering, Engineering Economy
  • Formation of the Transportation Service in the Tourist-Recreational Reion in North-East Poland, presented at the Conference of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Suwalki, Poland
Surewicz, Witold , Biochemistry. Professor, Case Westerb Reserve University @
Ph.D., University of Lodz, 1981
Phone: (216) 368-0139 / Fax: (216) 368-2546 / E-Mail: wks3@po.cwru.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Aging; diseases of protein conformation; amyloid; prion disease; prion protein; Alzheimer's disease; molecular chaperones; heat shock proteins; cataract; protein chemistry; protein folding; protein-membrane interactions; biophysical chemistry
Suszko, Marek , Graduate Student, Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago @
M.A. University of Zielona Gora, Poland
Phone: . . . / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: msuszk2@uic.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Modern Europe, Poland, Russia, Soviet Union
  • "'Kultura' and European Unification," The Polish Review, 45:2 (2000), 183-195
Swiecicka-Ziemianek, Maria , Associat Professor of Slavic, Temple University @
Ph.D., University of Pensylvannia
Phone: (215) 204-1768 / Fax:...... / E-Mail: MSZ1768@aol.com
MAJOR INTERESTS: Polish literature and language instruction
  • Memoirs of a Space Traveler by Stanislaw Lem, Northwestern University Press, 2000
  • Memoirs of a space traveler : further reminiscences of Ijon Tichy by Stanislaw Lem, with Joel Stern, New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982
  • Readings and Conversations in Polish, Audio & Paperback, Jeffrey /Audio-Forum, 1998
Swiniarski Roman , Professor of Computer Science, San Diego State University@
Ph.D., Advanced School of Informatics and Management, Rzeszow, 1972
D. Hab, Advanced School of Informatics and Management, Rzeszow, 1981
Phone: 619-594-7206 / Fax: ... / E-Mail: swinarski@cs.sdsu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Rough Sets, Neural Networks, Data Mining
Szarek, Stanislaw , Professor, Mathematics Department, Warsaw University @
Ph.D., Warsaw University 1979
Phone: (1-216) 368-2913 or (1-216) 368-5163/ Fax: (33-1-44275349 / E-Mail: address
MAJOR INTERESTS: Geometry, Probability, Computer Science
Szary, Marek , Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, Southern Illinois University @
Ph.D., Wroclaw Technical, 1977
Phone: (618) 453-7833 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: szary@engr.siu.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Passive and Active Noise Control, Acoustical Materials, Fluid power and fluid transport phenomena.
Szporluk, Roman , Mykhailo Hrushevs'ky Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University @
Ph.D. . . .
Phone: (617) 496-3291 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail: szporluk@fas.harvard.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Modern Ukraine (from the late 18th century to the present); Poland since 1795; the process of national identity building and rebuilding in post-Communist Russia, Ukraine, and Poland.
  • "Nationalism after Communism: Reflections on Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Poland." Ernest Gellner Lecture of Nations and Nationalism. London School of Economics and Political Science, 27 March. Nations and Nationalism 4 (e): 301-20. 1998.
Sztompka, Piotr , Professor, Institute of Sociology, Jagiellonian University @
Ph.D. Jagiellonian University, 1970
Phone: (12) 411-67-69 / Fax: . . . . . . / e-mail: ussztomp@cyf-kr.edu.pl
MAJOR INTERESTS: Post-communist transition from totalitarianism to democracy.
  • "The Intangibles and Imponderables of the Transition to Democracy," in Studies in Comparative Communism, Vol. XXIV, No. 3, pp. 295-311.
Szybalski, Waclaw T. , Professor of Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison @
Ch.Eng., Lwów Institute of Technology, Poland
M.Ch.Eng., Gliwice Institute of Technology, Poland
D.Sc., Gdansk Institute of Technology, Poland
Phone: (608) 262-1259 / Fax: (608) 262-2824 / E-mail: szybalski@oncology.wisc.edu
MAJOR INTEREST: Gene Expression
  • Recipient of the 2003 Casimir Funk Natural Science Award from the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America.
Szyrmer, Janusz , Professor, Social Science and Computing, University of Pennsylvania @
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 1984
Phone: (215) 898-3202 Fax: (215) 898-7769/898-4477/ E-Mail: szyrmer@ssc.upenn.edu
MAJOR INTERESTS: Data processing and analysis, computer programming, statistics, large multisectoral models, and forecasting
  • Economics 61: Economics of Eastern Europe


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