born 1981 in Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), historian/translator/interpreter, studied history and Slavic studies at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2006-2012, doctorate at the Chair of Eastern European History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2018, publication of the dissertation thesis 2019, title of the thesis: "No Poles? Processes of Consciousness and Strategies of Participation among Ruhr Poles between the Founding of the Reich and the Beginnings of the Weimar Republic"; publications in the field of Central and East-Central European migration history in the 19th and 20th centuries, most recently: Migration History of Upper Silesia in the 19th and 20th Centuries (co-authored with Dr. Bernard Linek and Dr. Andrzej Michalczyk, expected to be published in 2022); translations of various scholarly monographs, anthologies, and essays from Polish into German. Most recently published: "Fritz Bracht - Gauleiter von Oberschlesien", by Mirosław Węcki (2020).