Professor Dariusz Stola is a historian at the Institute for Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences. He has published ten books and more than 150 articles on the history of Polish-Jewish relations, the communist regime in Poland and international migrations in the 20th century, including: Nadzieja i Zagłada (Hope and the Holocaust, 1995); Kampania antysyjonistyczna w Polsce 1967-1968 (The Anti-Zionist Campaign in Poland, 1967-1968, 2000); Kraj bez wyjścia? Migracje z Polski 1949-1989 (A Country with No Exit? Migrations from Poland, 1949-1989, 2010); Patterns of Migration in Central Europe (2001, co-edited with C. Wallace); PZPR jako machina władzy (Polish United Workers Party as a ruling machine, 2012, co-edited with K. Persak).
His books have received several awards, while he was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta and the Medal of the University of Warsaw. He serves at the Polish Academy of Sciences’ Committee on History and Committee on Migration Research, as well as at advisory boards of several Polish and international institutions and journals. Has was the director of the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews (2014-2019) and vice-president of Collegium Civitas (2002-2011).