Mazurkiewicz Anna

Anna Mazurkiewicz, Associate Professor (dr habil., prof. UG), is a historian, a graduate of UG (1999, Ph.D. 2006), chair of the Department of Contemporary History at the Faculty of History. She currently leads the work of the International Border Studies Center at the UG – an interdisciplinary unit established to foster synergies within, and broaden international cooperation outside of the UG networks. She also serves as a Deputy Dean for Research and International Cooperation for the 2020-2024 term.

She has published four books: on the American responses to elections of 1947 and 1989 in Poland, and on the role of the political exiles from East Central Europe in American Cold War politics. Her book: Uchodźcy z Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej w amerykańskiej polityce zimnowojennej, 1948-1954 (Warszawa-Gdańsk, IPN-Uniwersytet Gdański, 2016) won the Willi Paul Adams Award, for the best book on American history published in a language other than English, Organization of American Historians, April 2019. She is also the editor of four volumes resulting from international cooperation/projects, including three in English (published in Germany and UK).

Currently she serves as the editor of the book series: “Migrations in History. Past experience, global patterns, memory” DeGruyter (Germany) and the Book Review Editor for Poland „Polish American Studies” (University of Illinois, USA):

Mazurkiewicz the past President of the Polish American Historical Association (2017-2018) and a Board member since 2015. She is also a member of the Inter-faculty Committee of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (PAU) for the Study of the Polish Diaspora as well as Committee on Migration Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).

Recipient of numerous research grants and awards by Polish and American institutions, Mazurkiewicz was also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Notre Dame, Central European University (Budapest), Kosciuszko Foundation Scholar at the University of Minnesota, State University of New York at Buffalo, Valdosta State University (Georgia, USA) and Fulbright Senior Award, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford University, USA.

She teaches contemporary history with a special focus on the Cold War, U.S. history and U.S.-Polish relations, U.S. foreign policy, as well as offers courses in migration and diaspora studies.


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