Several CUNY Library faculty members are among the scholars and researchers who contributed to the recently published Polish-American Encyclopedia, edited by James S. Pula (McFarland, 2011) and sponsored by the Polish American Historical Association.
Anamika Dasgupta (York) contributed entries on social historian John J. Bukowczyk and literary scholar Alex Kurczaba.
John Drobnicki (York) wrote articles on artist and journalist Henry Archacki, pianists Mieczysław Horszowski and Byron Janis, historians Jerzy Jan “George” Lerski, Frank Mocha, Richard Pipes, and Frank Renkiewicz, genealogist Edward Peckwas, actor Robert Prosky, conductor and composer Stanisław Skrowaczewski, football coach Hank Stram, and the Polish Anti-Defamation Committee.
Ewa Dzurak (College of Staten Island) wrote the article on anthropologist Sula Benet.
Luis Gonzalez (who was then at Hunter, and now is at Indiana University of Pennsylvania) wrote articles on football players Pete Banaszak, Jack Ham, Mike Munchak, Frank Piekarski, Dick Szymanski, and Steve Wisniewski, basketball players Moose Boryla, Bob Kurland, and Red Mihalik, hockey players Turk Broda, Len Ceglarski, Eddie Olczyk, and Pete Stemkowski, military officers Arthur Cebrowski, Donald Kutyna, Edward Rowny, Albin Schoepf, and John Shalikashvili, bowler Johnny Crimmins, chess master Arthur Dake, pole vaulter Bob Gutowski, golfers Warren Orlick and Albert Watrous, gymnast George Szypula, fighter pilot Witold Urbanowicz, wrestler Greg Valentine, and soldier Frank Witek.
David Koenigstein (Bronx CC) contributed the entries on film director, screenwriter, and producer Joseph Mankiewicz, and author Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Christina Miller (York) contributed an article on physician and scientist Stanisław Burzyński.
Scott Sheidlower (York) wrote articles on actress Carole Landis, author/illustrator Maurice Sendak, and author Roger Joseph Zelazny.
Other CUNY (non-Library) faculty who contributed to the Encyclopedia were Silvia Dapía (John Jay), Jerome Krase (Brooklyn), Robert Parmet (York), and Joseph Wieczerzak (Bronx).
John Drobnicki (York)