Katherine Lebow

Katherine Lebow (Ph.D., Columbia) has taught the history of East Central Europe and Poland at the University of Virginia and Newcastle University, among others. Her recent publications include Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949-56 (Cornell, 2013) and The Conscience of the Skin: Interwar Polish Autobiography and Social Rights, Humanity 3:3 (2012), which won the 2013 Aquila Polonica Prize for best English-language article in Polish studies. Currently, she is writing a book about everyman autobiographies in transatlantic space from the Great Depression to the Holocaust.