Individual Author Record
Name: Karen Marie MajewskiPen Name: Karen Majewski, Karen M. Majewski Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1955 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionShe was born in Chicago, Illinois in the heavily-Polish ''Back of the Yards'' neighborhood. She spent most of her childhood in the nearby suburb of Oak Lawn and graduated from Southern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional InformationMajewski is a scholar, researcher and community activist. She was the associate professor of Polish and East Central European studies, from 1994-2003 at St. Mary's College in Orchard Lake, Michigain. She has been the curator of the Polish book collection for the Orchard Lake Schools since 1998. She is a member of the Dekaban Foundation board of directors.
''Traitors and True Poles: Narrating a Polish-American Identity, 1880-1939'', Ohio University Press, 2003