Włodzmierz Batóg, Ph.D.
Dr. Włodzimierz Batóg serves as Professor of American History at Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Poland. Formerly, he served as Senior Polish Studies Fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. He is a recipient of many European and American research grants including Fulbright Fellowship at Boston College and Kosciuszko research grant at New York University. His research concentrates on American Communism and anti-communism and radical left in the 1950s and 1960s. He is currently working on books on the communists in the Polish diaspora in Chicago and Detroit during the 1930s and 1940s, and on Billy Graham’s historic visit to Poland in 1978. In his free time enjoys the talent of the Rolling Stones and the beauty of photography.