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Leadership

Jakub Tyszkiewicz, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow, 2019-2020

Dr. Jakub Tyszkiewicz was the 2019-2020 Senior Research Fellow in Polish Studies and is a Professor of History at the University of Wrocław in Poland. During his fellowship, he conducted archival research on U.S. policy toward the Catholic Church in Poland during the period of 1945-1989. He is currently editing From the Helsinki Accords to the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Beyond: human rights, political dissent, and the transition to systems of liberty in the Communist Bloc, a volume of essays originating from the Foundation’s annual conference in Polish Studies.