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Alfons Joachimowski

JOACHIMOWSKI, Alfons  (1906-1997)
Educator, Economist

Alfons Joachimowski was born in 1906. He received his Bachelor of Law in Poznan, Poland in 1928.

Joachimowski served in the Polish Civilian Guard during World War II and for a time after the war had officially ended. His last assignment to the Liaison Section 104 Labour Supervision Center began on May 1947.  During his employment Joachimowski served as a Liaison Assistant and a Legal Officer within several different sections of the Guard.  Notably, Joachimowski served as a legal advisor during a trial involving the sentencing of a group of men accused of killing a fellow Allied Soldier of African descent.

He applied for US citizenship in 1948 and moved to New York where he pursued his M.A. (1960) and Ph.D. (1966) at the New School for Social Research in New York City.  His doctoral dissertation was titled “The Polish Wage Structure: Theory, Problems, Practice”.

Joachimowski was hired as a Special Lecturer in Economics at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus in 1963.  He held this position until 1967 when he advanced to Assistant Professor.  In 1969 Joachimowski was promoted to the status of Associate Professor, a title he held until his retirement in 1973.  His research interests included comparative economic systems, economic history in Europe and the history of economic analysis.  During his career at the University of Regina, Regina Campus Joachimowski published several well received economic papers, including “Marxism: System and Critique, “Poverty in the Doctrines of the English Classical Economists” and “Problems of Manpower Planning: The Polish Experience”.

Joachimowski retired from the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus in 1973, and was awarded the title of Professor Emeritus in 1978.

Written by Chelsea Scheske

Archival Collections (Finding Aids in PDF format)

2000-2 - Military Correspondence, Essays and Publications, Lecture Notes, 1919-1978