Patrice M. Dabrowski earned her Ph.D. in history from Harvard University as well as a M.A.L.D. at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is the author of "Commemorations and the Shaping of Modern Poland," published by Indiana University Press in 2004, as well as numerous articles on Polish history. Her study “Constructing a Polish Landscape: The Example of the Carpathian Frontier” was awarded the R. John Rath Prize for best article published in the Austrian History Yearbook in 2008. Dabrowski also won the inaugural Biennial Article Prize of the Polish Studies Association in 2007 for her 2005 Slavic Review article “'Discovering’ the Galician Borderlands: The Case of the Eastern Carpathians.” She is presently working on a book-length study entitled “‘Discovering’ the Carpathians: Episodes in Imagining and Reshaping Alpine Borderland Regions” and a popular history of Poland to be called “Poles Together, Poles Apart: Appraising Polish History.” Dabrowski has taught at Harvard, Brown, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst and held fellowships in Poland and Ukraine, as well as at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, where she currently serves as Director of the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute.