Joanna Clark (Rostropowicz)

Literary critic, lecturer

Born Dec. 9, 1939, Warsaw, Poland; came to U.S., 1971; daughter of Wladyslaw and Helena (Baranska); married Blair (Clark); children: Tomasz, Ian.

Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1991.

Career: senior researcher, Center for the Research of Public Opinion, Warsaw, 1961-68; lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 1987-88, Stockton State College, Pomona (NJ), 1988, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ), 1991-92, Hunter College, New York City, 1994 -.

Author: editor, Polski Biuletyn Socjologiczny, 1968-71; articles in: The Nation, Poland's Survival; contributor, The Polish Review, Przeglad Polski, POLIN (United Kingdom), 1988-94.

Member of: Polish Sociological Society, 1966-72; volunteer, Center for Addictive Illnesses, 1983-87; Princeton Research Forum (Newsletter editor); Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (P.I.A.S.A.).

Languages: Polish, English, Russian.

Hobbies: theater.

Home: 73 Wheatsheaf Ln., Princeton, NJ 08540.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996