Professor Andrzej Nowak is a Polish historian, publicist and professor of humanities. He is a professor at the Institute of History of Jagiellonian University and is the head of the History of Russia and Eastern Europe Section at the Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Professor Nowak has lectured as a visiting professor at several universities in the United States (Columbia University, Harvard University, Rice University and the University of Virginia), the United Kingdom (University of Cambridge), Canada (University of Toronto, Simon Fraser University, McGill University and the University of Alberta), as well as the University College Dublin, Masaryk University in Brno, Collegium Civitas in Warsaw and the University of Tokyo.
His main research interests include cultural and political history and political thought in Eastern and Central Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries, international relations and policies on European historical memory. He is considered one of the top Polish experts on past and present Polish–Russian relations. Professor Nowak is the author of more than 30 books and some 200 historical articles, studies, reviews and interviews.
Nowak is a member of the ENRS Academic Council.