Polish American Studies

The Polish American Historical Association's interdisciplinary refereed scholarly journal (ISSN 0032-2806; eISSN 2330-0833) has been published continuously since 1944. It appears biannually and is available world-wide through JSTOR, a database of full-text research journals. PAS is indexed in America: History and Life; American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies; ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index; Bibliographic Index; Current Abstracts; Historical Abstracts; MLA International Bibliography; PIO - Periodical Index Online; PubMed; and TOC Premier. The journal is also ranked by the Polish Ministry of Science and Education. To subscribe and for more information please go to http://www.press.uillinois.edu/journals/pas.html.

The editors welcome scholarship including articles, edited documents, bibliographies and related materials dealing with all aspects of the history and culture of Poles in the Western Hemisphere. They particularly welcome contributions that place the Polish experience in historical and comparative perspective as part of the larger Polish Diaspora, and by examining its relationship to other ethnic experiences. Contributions from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences are welcome.

The Swastek Prize is awarded annually for the best article published in a given volume of Polish American Studies. You may find the list of past Swastek Prize Winners on this website. You may also order full text of articles published in the Polish American Studies from JStore: 

https://www.jstor.org/journal/poliamerstud

HOW TO SUBMIT ARTICLES: Manuscripts or inquiries should be submitted in Microsoft Word via e-mail attachment to the editor, Anna D. Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, at anna.k@polishamericanstudies.org. Manuscripts are evaluated based on their originality; relevance to the mission of the journal; the clarity of the thesis, presentation and conclusions; and the depth of research based upon the nature of the sources cited. Contributors whose first language is not English should have their work reviewed for clarity prior to submission. The journal employs a "double-blind" review process with each submission being read by a minimum of two reviewers, and usually three. Comments of the reviewers are summarized by the editors and provided to the authors.

HOW TO SUBMIT BOOKS FOR REVIEW: Books for review should be sent to Mary Patrice Erdmans (English language) or Joanna Wojdon (Polish language) at the addresses below. Books may be submitted by publishers or authors. Submission is no guarantee that books will be reviewed and books will not be returned.

Mary Patrice Erdmans
Book Review Editor
Polish American Studies
Department of Sociology
10900 Euclid Avenue
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106
Joanna Wojdon
Book Review Editor for Poland
Polish American Studies
University of Wroclaw
Faculty of History
joanna.wojdon@uni.wroc.pl
Wroclaw, Poland

EDITORS

EDITORIAL BOARD

  • M. B. B. Biskupski, Central Connecticut State University
  • Tobias Brinkmann, Pennsylvania State University
  • John J. Bukowczyk, Wayne State University
  • Silvia Dapia, John Jay College, CUNY
  • William J. Galush, Loyola University Chicago
  • Ann Hetzel Gunkel, Columbia College Chicago
  • Grazyna Kozaczka, Cazenovia College
  • Karen Majewski, University of Michigan
  • Anna Mazurkiewicz, University of Gdansk, Poland
  • Thomas J. Napierkowski, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Neal Pease, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Angela Pienkos, Polish Center Wisconsin
  • James S. Pula, Purdue University
  • John Radzilowski, University of Alaska - Southeast
  • Francis D. Raska, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Suzanne R. Sinke, Florida State University
  • Dariusz Stola, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland
  • Adam Walaszek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland