Raymond Ginger Professor of History


Ph.D., Oxford University

Field of Specialty

Modern European and French history; history of modern war.

Contact Information

Golding Judaica Center 115

Paul Jankowski

Professor Jankowski teaches the history of modern Europe and of France in particular, as well as the history of wars and warfare, especially those of the twentieth century, in Europe since the Middle Ages.


Jankowski, Paul. ""La bataille aerienne. Une enquete historiographique"." Verdun. La Guerre aerienne. 2016 (September) ed. Paris: Musee de l'Air et de l'Espace, 2017. 17-29.

Jankowski, Paul. ""Le Front Populaire est une experience unique"." Le Monde (hors-serie) May-July 2016: 6-11.

Jankowski, Paul. ""Verdun. The Endless battle"." The Historian Summer 2016: 22-26.

Jankowski, Paul. "France 1940." Rev. of France 1940: Defending the Republic, by Philip Nord. French Politics Culture and Society vol. 34, 1 Spring 2016: 143-146.

Verdun.Ils ne Passeront pas. Historical Consultant Jankowski, Paul consultant to Serge de Sampigny. ARTE, 2016.

Jankowski, Paul. ""Operacion Gericht"." Desperta Ferro Contemporanea 13. Jan-Feb. 2016 (2016): 18-25.

Jankowski, Paul. Verdun. 2016 ed. Madrid: La Esfera de los Libros, 2016.

Jankowski, Paul. Verdun. Die Jahrhundert-Schlacht. 2015 ed. Frankfurt: Fischer Verlag, 2015.

Jankowski, Paul. La Battaglia di verdun. 2014 ed. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2014.

Jankowski, Paul. Verdun. The Longest Battle of the Great War. New York (February 2014) and Oxford (April 2014): Oxford University Press, 2014.

Jankowski, Paul. "La Bombe Stavisky." Le Nouvel Observateur october 2012: 54-55.

Jankowski, Paul. "Murder in the metro." Rev. of murder in the metro, by gayle Burnelle, Annette Finley-Croswhite. Journal of Modern History vol. 84, 1 March 2012: 213-215.

Jankowski, Paul. le 21 fevrier 2013. Verdun. Paris: Gallimard, 2013.

Jankowski, Paul, Edward Berenson (Editor); Vincent Duclert (Editor); Christophe Prochasson (Editor). "Justice." THE FRENCH REPUBLIC History, Values, Debates. 2011.

Jankowski, Paul. "Reconciling France against Democracy." Rev. of Reconciling France against Democracy: The Croix de feu and the Parti Social Francais, 1927-1945, by Sea kennedy. French Politics, Culture, and Society vol. 28 (2) Summer 2010: 140-143.

Jankowski, Paul. "review." Rev. of Juries and the Transformation of french justice, by james Donovan. Journal of Interdisciplinary History vol. 41 (4) spring 2011: 643-644.

Jankowski, Paul. "review." Rev. of The Dynamite Club. How a Bombing in Fin-de-siecle Paris ignited the age of modern terror, by John Merriman. Journal of Interdisciplinary History vol. 41 (2) autumn 2010: 288-289.

Jankowski, Paul. "reviews." Rev. of films: Fragments d'Antonin (Antonin's story) and la vie et rien d'autre (Life and nothing but), by films: Fragments d'Antonin (Antonin's story) and la vie et rien d'autre (Life and nothing but). H-Net vol. autumn 2010 autumn 2010: autumn 2010.

Jankowski, Paul. "Desobeir a Verdun." Obeir/desobeir. Les mutineries de 1917 en perspective. Ed. La Decouverte (Paris). Paris: La decouverte, 2008. 22-41.

Jankowski, Paul. "Jimmy Carter, Palestinian ARt, and Brandeis." Academe September-October 2007: 40-42.

Jankowski, Paul. "Professor." Rev. of France in 1938, by Benjamin MArtin. Journal of Modern History vol. 79, 2 June, 2007: 443-445.

Jankowski, Paul. Shades of Indignation. Political Scandals in France, PAst and present. Oxford and new York: Berghahn, 2008.

Jankowski, Paul. "France in the Era of Fascism." Rev. of France in the Era of Fascism, by Brian jenkins, ed.. H-Net july 2006

Jankowski, Paul. "Guilt by Association. The Disgrace of Narrative History." Historically Speaking 7. 4 (2006): 27-31.

Jankowski, Paul. Stavisky: A Confidence Man in the Republic of Virtue. Cornell University Press, 2002.

Jankowski, Paul. Cette vilaine affaire Stavisky. Histoire d'un scandale politique. Editions Artheme Fayard, 2000.

Jankowski, Paul. Communism and Collaboration: Simon Sabiani and Politics in Marseille 1919-1944. London and New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989.

Courses Taught

HIST 52b Europe from 1789 to the Present
HIST 61a Cultures in Conflict since 1300
HIST 137b World War I
HIST 138a The Great Interwar Crisis
HIST 145a War in European History
HIST 186a Europe in World War II
HIST 205b Introduction to Doctoral Studies
HIST 208a The World between the Wars, 1919-1939
HIST 221a Colloquium in European Comparative History since the Eighteenth Century