Polish American Historical Association

Established: 1942. Affiliate Since: 1975. Membership: 600. Annual dues: $25-40 student; $40-55 individual, $50-65 household; $300 Individual Patron; $600 lifetime.

Statement of Purpose:

  • To promote the study of Polish American history and culture as part of the greater Polish diaspora
  • To encourage and disseminate scholarly research and publication on the Polish American experience in the fields of history, the social sciences, the humanities and the arts, and advance scholarly collaboration across disciplines
  • To support collection and preservation of historical sources regarding the Polish past in America

Annual Meeting: Part of the AHA annual meeting and mid-year

Publications: Polish American Studies, semi-annually; PAHA Newsletter, semi-annually

Website: http://www.polishamericanstudies.org/

Polish American Historical Association
1615 Stanley St.
New Britain, CT 06050
Phone: 860.832.3010

Primary Contact: Pien Versteegh, pien.v@polishamericanstudies.org


Marta Cieślak
Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock
E-mail: mxcieslak@ualr.edu

First Vice President
Karen Majewski
Independent Scholar
E-mail: kmajewska@comcast.net

Second Vice President
Ewa Barczyk
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
E-mail: ewa@uwm.edu

Executive Director
Pien Versteegh
Polish American Historical Association
E-mail: pien.v@polishamericanstudies.org

Anna Muller
Univ. of Michigan, Dearborn
E-mail: anmuller@umich.edu

Officer for Communications
Stephen M. Leahy
Shantou Univ.
E-mail: skilleahy@gmail.com

Neal Pease
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
E-mail: pease@uwm.edu

Editor, Polish American Studies
Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann
Eastern Connecticut State Univ.
E-mail: kirchmanna@easternct.edu

Headquarters Secretary
Magda Jacques
Polish American Historical Association
E-mail: JacquesM@ccsu.edu

Updated 1/17/23