Dr Andrzej W. Tymowski

Contact: atymowski@acls.org

Ph.D. - 1995 - Yale University - Political Science
M.A. - 1988 - Yale University - International Relations

  • Visiting Professor, University of Warsaw, 1997,1999, 2001-2002, 2004—present
  • Guest Lecturer, Ho Chi Minh Political Academy, Ha Noi, Viet Nam, July 1998
  • Visiting Lecturer in Yale College, Yale University: 1984, 1986, 1995, 1996
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Emory University, 1993-94
Selected publications
[Article] “Liberal Education and the Intercultural Classroom” in College/Kolegium/Collegium, ed. Mark O’Connor and Piotr Wilczek, Boston College/University of Warsaw, 2010
[Article] “Keeping silent, keeping faith” in Milczaca Inteligencja, ed. Jan Kieniewicz, 2009
[Brochure] With Michael Henry Heim, Guidelines for the Translation of Social Science Texts, 2006
[Review essay] "Apologies for Jedwabne and Modernity," in East European Politics and Societies, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2002
[Article] "The Solidarity Electoral Victory and the Fate of the Liberal Opposition," in Analysis of Current Events, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 1998
[Article] “Roots of Counter-reform: Homo Sovieticus or Moral Economy?” Problems of Post-Communism, May, 1995
[Article] “Korzenie Kontrreform,” Rzeczpospolita, (Warsaw), October 21-22, 1995
[Article] "Poland´s Unwanted Social Revolution," East European Politics and Societies, Spring 1993
[Review essay] "The Political Drama of Stanislawa Przybyszewska," Theatre, magazine of the Yale School of Drama/Repertory Theatre, Winter/Spring 1990

Current research interest
Comparative academic cultures

Organization and development of research programs (as Director of International Programs, American Council of Learned Societies)
African Humanities Program (in Ghana, Nigeria, So. Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda), 2008—present
East Asian Archaeology and Early History, (in North America and East Asia), 2005—2011
Social Science Translation Project (in China, France, Russia), 2004—2006
East European Studies and Language Training (in the USA), 2000—present
Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine 1998—present
Collaborative Research Network “Official and vernacular identifications in the making of the modern world" (Research teams in France/Fr. Caribbean, Russia, Thailand, China) 1998-2004
Social Science Curriculum Development at selected universities in Central Europe 1996-1999

East European Politics and Societies, member of the editorial board, 2009-present Communist and Post-Communist Studies (formerly Studies in Comparative Communism). guest Editor for special issue of on "Youth Activism in the East European Transformation," Vol. 27, No. 2, June 1994

Other professional activities
“Human Solidarity, Polish Solidarnosc,” [exhibit, Consulate of the Polish Republic, New York], co-author, 2010 “The Art of Solidarity,” [exhibit at Yale, Harvard, and the U.S. Senate Office Building], co-author, 1983 “Far from Poland” [feature length documentary film], consultant, 1982