Jan Grabowski

Professor Jan Grabowski

Jan Grabowski is Professor of History at the University of Ottawa and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. His interests focus on the Holocaust in Poland and, more specifically, on the relations between Jews and Poles during the war. Professor Grabowski’s book Hunt for the Jews. Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland was awarded the Yad Vashem International Book Prize for 2014.  

In 2020, Grabowski was appointed a Distinguished Fellow at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich, Germany. In 2018, he co-edited and co-authored Dalej jest noc (Night Without End, a two-volume study of the fate of the Jews in selected counties of occupied Poland), to be published later this year in English. His most recent book, On Duty:The Role of the Polish “Blue” Police in the Holocaust (Na Posterunku. Udział Polskiej Policji Granatowej i kryminalnej w Zagładzie Żydów, Czarne Publishing House), was published in Poland in March 2020.