Dr. Joanna Wojdon
Institute of History, University of Wroclaw, Poland

Joanna Wojdon is an Associate Professor at the Department of Methodology of Teaching History and Civic Education at the Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, Poland. She is also a Fulbright alumna, a board member of the International Society for History Didactics and managing editor of its Yearbook, and a co-author of the first history e-textbook in Poland. As a former student of computer science at the University of Wroclaw, she has always shown interest in integrating information technology into the process of teaching and learning history. Other areas of her interest include political and propaganda influence on education, especially in Poland under communism, and the history of the Polish Americans after World War II. Her most recent publications include “The System of Textbook Approval in Poland under Communist Rule (1944–1989) as a Tool of Power of the Regime” in Paedagogica Historica (2015) and a monograph on the Polish American Congress in the Cold War era, White and Red Umbrella (2015).