Professor Bohdan Szklarski from the University of Warsaw, Poland has joined the Center for Polish Studies as a Kosciuszko Foundation visiting professor for the spring semester. Szklarski is teaching a course for the History and Political Science department, “Democracy after Authoritarianism.”
Szklarski is a specialist in the field of studies on democracy, political leadership and political culture; a visiting professor at the University of South Carolina (2020); and a Kosciuszko Foundation grant recipient. During his time in Western New York, a variety of public events centered around the theme of teaching democracy in the 21st century will be organized. Professionally, he is interested in the subject of political leadership, political communication, political culture, political anthropology, and American internal and foreign policy. He often appears in the media as an expert on current political events in Poland and in the world.