Anna M. Cienciala, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Expert on diplomacy in Eastern Europe, modern Eastern Europe, and interwar and wartime relations
  • Published the first English language book on Polish foreign policy in 1938-39
  • 2000: Awarded the Polish Cross of Merit for Scholarly Cooperation with Poland by the President of Poland
  • 2000: honored for her scholarly publications on Polish History by the History Institute of Gdansk University and the City of Gdansk
  • 2007: Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in America the Distinguished Achievement Award for her work editing the book Katyn:  A Crime Without Punishment