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Penn State University
University Park , PA 16802

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Polish Studies at Penn State University

The University's website lists a few courses in the area of Polish Studies, but these are not currently being offered. The website also lists a number of faculty members who have studied in Poland or are intersted in some aspect of life there.

Polish Studies Courses

POL 100 Polish Culture and Civilization @
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Survey of Polish culture and civilization from 966 to the present.

Language Instruction

POL 001/002/003 Beginning Polish I, II, & III@
COURSE DESCRIPTION: An three course elementary sequence to enable the student to achieve a measure of proficiency in reading and speaking Polish.


META-FACULTY - Faculty who have studied and/or taught at Polish institutions of higher education or have signifcant research interest relating to Poland

Kulakowski, Bohdan T., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University @
Ph.D., Polish Academy of Sciences, 1972.
Phone: (814) 865 - 7181 / Fax: (814) 863-4848 / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS: Automatic Control Systems, Modeling of Dynamic Systems, Transportation Systems.
Makalowski, Wojciech, Professor of Biology, Penn State University @
Ph.D., Poznan University, 1991
Phone: (814) 865-5025 / Fax: (814) 865-9366 / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS: Comparative genomic of eukaryotic genomes.
Miller, David E., Professor of Physics, Penn State University @
Ph.D., State University of New York, 1971.
Phone: (570) 450-3083 / Fax: (570) 450-3182 / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS: Theoretical Physics and Fundamental Interactions at High Energies
POLAND RELATED SCHOLARSHIP:-Fulbright Scholarship, University of Wroclaw, 1997.
Ruzyllo, Jerzy, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Penn State University @
Ph.D., Warsaw University of Technology
Phone: (814) 865-5193 / Fax: (814) 865-7065 / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS: Manufacturing methods and devices for microelectronics as well as processing and characterization of electronic materials.
Spillan, John E. Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Penn State University @
Ph.D., Warsaw School of Economics
Phone: (814) 375 4707 / Fax: . . . / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS:Corporate Mangements and Marketing
  • "A Case Study Using Systems Dynamics to Investigate Cross Cultural Corporate Management In Poland" in Poland Keytext Publ.Co., pp 37-52, 1997
  • "Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Opportunities: Examples In Poland" The Journal of East-West Business, 7:: 61-81, 2001
  • "Beyond Privatization: Business Logistics in the new Polish Economy", Midwest Review of International Business Research, XVI, pp. 53, 2002.
  • "Perspective on Cross-Cultural Corporate Management: A Case Study In Poland," Midwest Review of International Business Research, IX, pp. 130-139, 1995.
Wolszczan, Alexander Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State University @
Ph.D., Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1975
Phone: (814) 863-1756 / Fax: (814) 863-3399 / E-Mail:
MAJOR INTERESTS: Searches for planetary systems, Experimental gravitation, Searches for radio pulsars and pulsar timing.
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