«EDUCATION Doctor of Philosophy degree in History, Arizona State University, May 1999. Fields in Modern U.S. History, Public History, Russia/East ...»
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Doctor of Philosophy degree in History, Arizona State University, May 1999. Fields in
Modern U.S. History, Public History, Russia/East Europe. (Dissertation: “Hidden
Cosmos: The Life Worlds of Polish Immigrants in Two Minnesota Communities, 1875–1925.”) Certificate in Scholarly Publishing, Public History Program, Arizona State University, December 1994.
Certificate from Heritage of the Prairie NEH Teacher Institute, Marshall, Minnesota, 1990.
Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Southwest State University, Marshall, Minnesota, 1989.
TEACHING2014– Associate Professor: University of Alaska Southeast. Department of Social Science. Teaches World, U.S., Russian History; Geography; Art History.
2007–14 Assistant Professor: University of Alaska Southeast. Department of Social Science.
2007– Adjunct Faculty: American Public University (AMU), Charles Town, W.V.
Teaches European, U.S., British Imperial History and historic preservation.
2007 Adjunct Faculty: Hamline University, St. Paul. Taught U.S. History.
2006–07 Adjunct Professor: Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids. Taught U.S. History, Vietnam War.
2005–07 Adjunct Faculty: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul. Taught U.S. History.
2005–07 Adjunct Faculty: University of Phoenix, Minneapolis-St. Paul. Geography.
Adjunct Professor (online): DeVry University, Chicago, Ill. Taught 20th 2004–10 Century History and History/Sociology of Technology.
1998 Instructor: University of Minnesota, Compleat and Practical Scholar Program.
Taught Immigrant History.
1997–99 Instructor: Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota. Taught Polish and Polish-American history and culture.
1996 Workshop Presenter and Designer: “Assimilation and Resettlement in Minnesota,” Government Training Services, Futurama Conference, St. Louis Park, Mn., 23 May 1996.
1991 Teaching Assistant: Prof. Gerald Kleinfeld, Department of History, Arizona State University, for German history courses & German Studies Review.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE2012–14 Senior Museum Guide: Totem Heritage Center, Ketchikan AK. Lead guide for native American cultural and historical site.
2011 Consultant: Saylor Foundation, online course design and content for MOOC.
2011 Museum Guide: Totem Heritage Center, Ketchikan AK. Summer guide for native cultural and historical site.
General Editor: Encyclopedia of American Immigration, 2nd edition (New 2008–14 York: M.E. Sharpe).
2008–10 Contributing Editor: Polish American Encyclopedia (Jefferson NC:
2008–14 Exam Reader: AP U.S. History Examinations, Educational Testing Service, Louisville, Ky., June 2008–10.
2006 Curriculum Developer: “Genocide in Poland: An Information Guide for High School Curricula in the State of California,” with T. C. Radzilowski.
2001–2005 Assistant Program Director/Program Associate: Center for Nations in Transition, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.
2002 Regional Studies Fellow: Center for Rural and Regional Studies, Southwest State University, Marshall.
2000–2001 Technical Editor: American Phytopathological Society (for journals Plant Disease and Phytopathology), Eagan, Mn.
1998–2000 Executive Assistant: St. Paul Rehabilitation Center, St. Paul, Mn.
1997–2003 Associate Editor: Periphery: Journal of Polish Affairs, Orchard Lake, Mich.
1994–95 Assistant Editor (temporary): Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1995.
1994 Editorial Intern: Minnesota Historical Society Press.
1992–94 Editorial Assistant: The Historian (quarterly journal of Phi Alpha Theta history society).
1990–91 Staff Writer: Redwood Gazette, (Biweekly paper) Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
1989–93 Paraprofessional: Southwest State University, Center for Regional Studies.
1988 Research Assistant (intern): Mr. Hugh J. Dykes, MP, Harrow East, London Parliamentary Internship, Catholic University of America.
1984–87 Editor: Southwest State University Impact, 1984–87.
1. Books 2014 Frantic 7: The American Effort to Aid the Warsaw Uprising, 1944, co-authored with Jerzy Szcześniak. Forthcoming.
2007 Travellers History of Poland (Gloucester, U.K.: Arris Books & Boston: Interlink);
second U.S. edition, 2012.
2007 Ukrainians in North America (Philadelphia: Chelsea House/Facts on File).
2006 Minnesota. On the Road History Series. (Boston: Interlink).
2005 Poles in Minnesota (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press).
2. Books and Reference Works Edited and Co-Authored 2013 American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change, 2d rev. ed., editor w/James Ciment (New York: M.E. Sharpe).
2013 Disintegration: The Communist Secret Police and Polish Society since 1944, edited volume, in progress.
2003 Spanish Carlism and Polish Nationalism: The Borderlands of Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, edited with M. J. Chodakiewicz (New York and Charlottesville: Leopolis Press).
2003 Poland’s Transformation: A Work in Progress, edited with M. J. Chodakiewicz and D. Tołczyk (Charlottesville: Leopolis Press and the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia).
3. Journal Articles, Book Chapters 2013 “Ejszyszki i historiografia konfliktów etniczych w północno-wschodniej Polsce w latch 1939–1945” [Ejszyszki and the Historiography of Ethnic Conflict in Northeastern Poland, 1939–45], in Polski i żydowski ruch oporu pod okupacją niemiecką w latach 1939–1945 [The Polish and Jewish Resistance during the German Occupation, 1939–1945] (Warsaw: IPN, forthcoming).
2012 “The Neo-Stalinist Discourse in Polish Historical Studies in the United States,” in Golden Harvest of Hearts of Gold? Studies on the Fate of Wartime Poles and Jews (Washington, D.C.: Leopolis Press, 2012).
2011 “Dyskurs neostalinowski w polskich studiach historycznych w Stanach Zjednoczonych” [The Neo-Stalinist Discourse in Polish Historical Studies in the United States], in Marek Jan Chodakiewicz and Wojciech Jerzy Muszyński, eds., Złote serca czy złote żniwa. Studia nad wojennymi losami Polaków i Żydów(Warsaw: The Facto, 2011).
2010 “O polskich studiach historycznych w Stanach Zjedonoczonych” [Polish Historical Studies in the United States], Glaukopis: Pismo Społeczno-historyczne, no. 19–20 (2010): 278–85.
3 2009 “Remembrance and Recovery: The Museum of the Warsaw Rising and the Memory of World War II in Post-Communist Poland,” The Public Historian 31, no. 4 (2009), 143–58.
2009 “A Social History of Polish-American Catholicism,” U.S. Catholic Historian 27, no. 3 (Summer 2009), 21–43.
2009 “Born a Gypsy: Secondary Migration and Spatial Change among Polish Immigrants, 1880–1925,” Polish American Studies 66, no. 2 (Autumn 2009).
2009 “Ethnic Anti-Communism in the United States,” in Anti-Communist Minorities in
the U.S.: The Political Activism of Ethnic Refugees, Ieva Zake, ed. (New York:
2009 “Immigration and Ethnicity across the History Curriculum,” Journal of American Ethnic History 28, no. 2 (Winter 2009): 82–86.
2008 “Crime, Delinquency, and Reform in Polish Chicago, 1890s–1940s,” Fiedorczyk Lecture Series, Central Connecticut State University, 2002 (published 2008).
2007 “A History of Minnesota Politics,” in Perspectives on Minnesota Government and Politics, 6th ed. New York: Pearson.
2007 “Fecund Newcomers or Dying Ethnics? Demographic Approaches to the History of Italian and Polish Immigrants and their Children in the United States, 1880 to 1980,” Journal of American Ethnic History 27, no. 1 (Fall 2007): 60–74.
2007 “Conflict between Poles and Jews in Chicago, 1900–1930,” Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 19 (2007): 117–133.
2006 “Wojciechowo: Polish Immigrants in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1875–1925,” Polish American Studies 63, no. 2 (Autumn 2006): 23–57.
2006 “Miracle: American Polonia, Karol Wojtyła, and the Election of Pope John Paul II,” Polish American Studies 63, no. 1 (Spring 2006): 79–87.
2006 “Foreword: Jewish Life in Poland,” in Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano (Ithaca: Cornell University Press).
2005 “Last Casualties of the Cold War: Diaspora, Identity and Politics among Polish and other East Central European Americans,” Glaukopis [Warsaw] no. 2/3 (2005): 278–87.
2003 “Ejszyszki i ich sąsiedzi,” in Kulisy Zajść w Ejszyszkach: Epilog stosunków polsko-żydowskich na Kresach, 1944–45 (Warsaw: Fronda), 2:208–26.
2002 “In American Eyes: Views of Polish Peasants in Europe and the United States, 1890s–1930s,” Polish Review 47, no. 4 (2002): 393–406.
2002 “A New Poland in the Old Northwest: Polish Farming Colonies on the Northern Great Plains,” Polish American Studies 59, no. 2 (Autumn 2002): 79–96.
“Освіта для эмін: Реформа менеджмент-та бізнес-освіти у џентралъній та 2002 східній європі, 1989–2001” (Educating for Change: Business and Management Education Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, 1989–2001), in Poэбудова мeнджмент-освіти в Україні (Building Management Education in Ukraine) Kyiv: Business Management Education in Ukraine/USAID.
2002 “Ejszyszki Revisited, 1939–45,” Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 15 (2002): 453– 68.
2002 “Out on the Wind: Life in Minnesota’s Polish Farming Communities,” Minnesota History 58, no. 1 (Spring 2002): 16–28.
4 2001 “Fr. Wincenty Barzyński and a Polish-Catholic Response to Industrial Capitalism,” Polish American Studies 58, no. 2 (Autumn 2001): 23–32.
2001 “Polonia in World War II: Toward a Social History,” Polish American Studies 58, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 63–80. (Reprinted in Naród Polski, September 6, 2001.) 2000 “Ethnicity and Settlement in Southwestern Minnesota,” in Southwestern Minnesota: The Land and the People. Marshall: Crossings Press, 69–73.
1999 “East European Memories from the Northern Great Plains: A Review Essay,” Polish American Studies 56, no. 2 (Autumn 1999): 69–75.
1999 “Yaffa Eliach’s Big Book of Holocaust Revisionism,” Journal of Genocide Studies 1, no. 2 (1999): 273–80.
1995 “‘The Other Side of Chicago’: The Poles of Arizona,” Polish American Studies 52, no. 2 (Autumn 1995): 5–20.
1995 “Teaching Local History in the Classroom: An Essay for Teacher-Historians,” in Heritage of the Prairie: Teaching the History and Culture of the Rural World (Marshall: Southwest State Univ. & National Endowment for the Humanities).
1994 “Family Labor and Immigrant Success in a Polish-American Rural Community,” Polish American Studies 51, no. 2 (Autumn 1994): 49–66.
1994 “‘The Land Is Ours’: The Peasant Movement in East-Central Europe,” Iota Gamma Journal of History (Tempe, Ariz.) 4 (Spring 1994): 91–106.
1993 “Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising at the U.S. Holocaust Museum,” The Historian 55, no. 4 (Summer 1993): 635–40.
1991 “One Church, One Community, Two Towns: The Poles of Southwest Minnesota, 1882–1905,” Polish American Studies 48, no. 2 (Autumn 1991): 5–25; reprinted as a booklet for Southwest State University’s Essays in Rural Life series, 1992.
1991 “The Students Make Themselves at Home,” in A New College on the Prairie: The First Twenty-Five Years of Southwest State University, by Joseph A. Amato.
(Marshall, Minn.: Crossings Press).
3. Encyclopedia Articles 2014 “Immigrants in Alaska,” Encyclopedia of Contemporary Immigration (New York:
2014 Articles on African-American migration, Immigration in the EU, Human Trafficking, the Department of Homeland Security and others, American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change, 2d rev.
ed. (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2014).
2012 Articles on Rural Life and Birth Control in The Twenties in America (Boston, Mass.: Salem Press), forthcoming.
2012 “Barney Hajiro,” in Great Lives from History: Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (Boston, Mass.: Salem Press, 2012).
2012 Articles on Alaska and Central and East European Americans in Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 1:24–26 and 139–41.
2011 “Freight Transportation Industry,” Guide to Careers and Industries (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press).
2011 Articles on Roman Catholicism, PRCUA, Agriculture, Crime, etc., in The Polish American Encyclopedia (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland).
5 2010 Articles on the Yalta Accords and Francis Cardinal Spellman, in The Forties in America (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press).
2010 “Roma (Gypsies),” New Catholic Encyclopedia, Supplement 2010. (Detroit:
2010 Articles on Immigration from Europe and Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Encyclopedia of American Immigration (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press).
2009 Article on the play “The Deputy” by Rolf Hochhuth in Great Events from History: Modern Scandals (Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press), 352–55.
2007 Articles on the arrests of Josef Cardinal Mindszenty of Hungary (1948) and Stefan Cardinal Wyszyński of Poland (1953), and the election of Pope John Paul II (1978) in Great Events from History: The 20th Century (Pasadena: Salem Press).
2006 “Late Nineteenth-Century Europeans, Mexicans, and Asians,” in Encyclopedia of the Midwest (Bloomington: Indiana University Press).
2006 “Late Twentieth Century Immigration,” in Encyclopedia of the Midwest (Bloomington: Indiana University Press).
2006 “Poles,” in Encyclopedia of the Midwest (Bloomington: Indiana University Press).
2006 “Romanians,” in Encyclopedia of the Midwest (Bloomington: Ind. Univ. Press).