Tadeusz Piotrowski (sociologist)

Tadeusz Piotrowski is a Polish-American sociologist and historian. A professor of sociology and the associate dean of faculty at the University of New Hampshire in Manchester [http://www.unhm.unh.edu/] , where he also teaches courses in anthropology, the Holocaust, and the history of Poland during the Second World War. He is the author of Vengeance of the Swallows (1995) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0786400013] , Poland's Holocaust (1998) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0786403713] , Genocide and Rescue in Wolyn (2000) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0786407735] , The Indian Heritage of New Hampshire and Northern New England (2002) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0786410981] , and The Polish Deportees of World War II (2004) [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:BookSources/0786418478] . In addition, Professor Piotrowski has authored a number of minor works, including 12 studies of Manchester's various ethnic groups. In Manchester, he has served as president of the International Center and was a board member of the Presidents' Council and the Human Services Council. He has also served as a book editor, a book reviewer, a manuscript referee, and a translator. He has given over 50 talks on local and regional ethnic history, east central European history and the Holocaust to university audiences, the general public and professional organizations in America, Canada, England and Poland..


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1973
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1971
B.A., St. Francis College, 1963


Dr. Piotrowski is the recipient of the UNH Outstanding Associate Professor Award, the Faculty Scholar Award and a three-year Carpenter Professorship Award. He has also received a number of other awards for his scholarly work including the Cultural Achievement Award from the American Council for Polish Culture, the Literary Award from the Polish Sociocultural Centre of the Polish Library in London, the Gold Medal Award from the American Institute of Polish Culture, and the Interpreter of Perennial Wisdom Award from the Monuments Conservancy of New York.


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