Dr. Edyta Gawron, Board Member and Group Leader, JCC Krakow, Poland


Dr. Edyta Gawron is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and has served as the director of the Centre for the Study of the History and Culture of Krakow Jews. As a specialist in the 20th century history of Polish Jews and Holocaust studies, Dr. Gawron cooperates with various academic institutions and museums in Poland and abroad. She has worked on several exhibitions at museums promoting Jewish history in Poland and serves as the president of the Management Board of Galicia Jewish Heritage Institute Foundation (Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow). Edyta Gawron was also on the core team that designed the historical museum in Oskar Schindler’s Factory in Krakow. Dr. Gawron is the author of several publications on wartime and postwar history of Jews in Poland, in particular Krakow. She is also involved in the revival of Jewish life in Krakow and serves as the member of the Management Board of JCC Krakow.