Scientific profile


  • Received the post-doctoral degree at the Faculty of History of the University of Warsaw (1995). Lecturer at the International Relations course.
  • Lecturer at Lazarski University Faculty of Economics and Management.

Research area

  • History of 19th and 20th century Poland, history of Polish press, history of the Polish intelligentsia, history of the inter-war period.

Professional and social activities

  • Chairperson of the Board of the Kronenberg Foundation.
  • Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2012-2015).
  • Rector of Lazarski University (2008-2012).
  • Head director of the State Archives (1996-2006).
  • Received the Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2011)
  • Member of the International Board of the Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding (since 2011)
  • Rector of Lazarski University (2008-2012).
  • Member of the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański Association of Employees, Collaborators and Friends of the Polish Section of Radio Free Europe in Warsaw.
  • Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Department I of Social Sciences, Committee of Historical Sciences