Areas of Specialization
20th-century East-Central Europe
Laurie Koloski received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1998. Her teaching interests include modern Europe, communism and stalinism, historiography, and Polish-Jewish relations. She specializes in modern eastern Europe, with a particular focus on the social and cultural history of post-1945 Poland. Her forthcoming book explores cultural production and individual agency in the first decade of communism, and is titled Seeing Beyond the State: Culture and Continuity in Early Postwar Poland.