Sociologist and doctoral researcher at Collegium Civitas, he specializes in contemporary Ashkenazi and Polish history, post-truth rhetoric, as well as the sociology of genocide denial. His publications include “Particularizing the Universal: New Polish Jewish Identities and a New Framework of Analysis” (New Jewish Identities, CEU Press, 2003) and “Constructing Jewish Identity in Post-Communist Poland”, EEJA, 2001). In addition to his academic pursuits, he has, amongst others, worked as a UNESCO project manager for the Management of Social Transformations programme, a TEFL/ESP language instructor at Paris Descartes University, and a history communications consultant for the Warsaw Rising Museum.
A speaker of English, French, Polish and Spanish, he is the recipient of an award from the World Association of Home Army Soldiers for his contribution to the Patriotic Communication Game that seeks to disseminate history of the Home Army to a younger audience. He has translated, amongst others, the late Władysław Bartoszewski’s O Żegocie: relacja poufna sprzed pół wieku (Żegota: A Confidential Report from Half a Century Ago). Convener of the international symposium “History in a Post-Truth World”, his latest publication is entitled “How Useful is the Concept of Post-Truth in Analysing Genocide Denial?: Analysis of Online Comments on the Jedwabne Massacre”.