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Kasia Polanska, B.A., M.A.

Assistant Professor of Sociology & Political Science 
Arts and Sciences - Social Sciences


Paul Bldg Room 517, Ketchikan Campus



M.A. in Latin American Studies, Stanford University

B.A. in Journalism, San Francisco State University


Kasia has worked at UAS Ketchikan as an Adjunct Instructor of Government and Sociology since 2007. She has also taught sociology and political science at the University of Minnesota, MN; Sacred Heart University, CT; and American Public University System, WV. Her past professional experience includes working for 7 years within the United Nations human rights treaty system as a Research Director of a non-governmental human rights organization.

Her teaching and research interests are wide-ranging and include general and political sociology, institutions, social problems, social psychology, race and ethnicity, ethnic conflict, human rights, Europe, Latin America. Kasia is currently nearing the completion of her Ph.D. dissertation in Sociology at the University of Minnesota.


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