Piotr Wrobel

Piotr J. Wrobel

Konstanty Reynert Chair of Polish Studies
Professor, International Relations Program
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies




Room 212N, 1 Devonshire Place


Professor Piotr Wrobel holds the Konstanty Reynart Chair of Polish Studies at the University of Toronto. Prior to his appointment in 1994, he taught Polish, Modern European, German and Russian history at the University of Warsaw, at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan State University at East Lansing and at the University of California at Davis. He obtained his PhD from the University of Warsaw and has been a visiting scholar at the Institute of European History at Mainz, at Humboldt University in Berlin, and at the Institute for Polish-Jewish Studies at Oxford. During 1987-1991 he was a research fellow at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw and during 1987-88 he served as research director of a clandestine Eastern Archives, which collected materials about the Polish deportees in the Soviet Union after 1939. He serves on the Advisory Board of Polin: A Journal of Polish-Jewish Studies and he has authored or co-authored seven books and more than 75 scholarly articles. His most recent work is The Origins of Modern Polish Democracy co-edited with M. B. B. Biskupski and James S. Pula (Ohio University Press, 2010).

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