Professor of Humanities, University of King’s College (1995 – 2000: Assistant Professor, 2000 – 2011: Associate Professor, from 2011- present: Professor of Humanities)
Dorota Glowacka moved to Canada from Poland via the United States in 1993. Dr Glowacka completed her MA in English at the University of Wroclaw, Poland, specializing in American literature. She obtained her PhD in comparative literature from State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr Glowacka has taught critical theory, literary topics, and Holocaust studies in the Contemporary Studies Programme since 1995. She also lectures in the Foundation Year Programme and at Dalhousie University, where she has been cross-appointed to the graduate faculties of English, History, European Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Dr Głowacka received many awards, grants and distinctions for her work – among others: William J. Lowenberg Memorial Fellow on America, the Holocaust, and the Jews. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. (2017); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada standard research grant for the project “Jewish Memory in Today’s Poland and the Polish National Narrative”.(2006-2009); Atlantic Jewish Council Mesner-Resnick Scholarship.(2006), Sister Luca Della Gamma tuition scholarship for the Yad Vashem Summer. Institute for Holocaust Educators. (2006)
Dr Glowacka is founding member of the Polish Canadian Society of Nova Scotia and also a member of Polish Canadian Women’s Federation.
Conference and symposia presentations
Invited lectures and presentations – academic
Invited lectures and presentations – community outreach
University of King’s College – Dorota Głowacka
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Dr Dorota Głowacka
CBCNews, Dorota Glowacka – Holocaust Education Week, November 3, 2015
Global News, Remembering the holocaust, April 28 2014
Passages Canada – Dorota Głowacka
Historica Canada Dorota Glowacka