UW-Madison Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia (CREECA)
Co-sponsored with the Polish Hertitage Club of Madison, Wisconsin
World War I, Its Impact,
and Those Who Made
Poland’s Rebirth Happen”
Professor Emeritus of Political Science and
Chair of the Polish Studies Committee
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
From the CREECA website: More information coming soon.
In his remarks Dr. Pienkos will address these issues and invite comments and questions from the audience and a conversation about what this anniversary represents today.
About the speaker: Donald Pienkos is Professor Emeritus (Political Science) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. There he taught courses on Soviet and post-Soviet politics and foreign policy, and the politics of Eastern Europe from 1969 to 2013. Don completed his M.A., Ph.D, and Certificate in Russian Area Studies at the University of Wisconsin and earned his doctorate under the guidance of one of the University’s foremost scholars, Prof. John A. Armstrong. At UW-Milwaukee, Don was a founder of its Russian and East European Studies Committee in 1970 and its Polish Studies Committee in 1979. His many publications have focused on Poland and the Polish diaspora in America. In the 1990s he was engaged in Poland’s, the Czech Republic’s, and the Hungarian republic’s admission into the NATO Alliance. His work has been recognized on a number of occasions, most notably in 2010 when he received the Officer’s Cross of Service from the president of Poland.
Location: UW Pyle Center, Room 226
702 Langdon St, Madison WI 53706