Ph.D., Dr. Suchoples received his MA from the University of Gdańsk, Poland, in 1993. He holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Helsinki (2000). In 2000-2001, he was an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Affairs in Warsaw, Poland. From 2001 to 2002, he was a visiting researcher at the Department of Political Science of the University of California, Berkeley. Between 2003 and 2013, he lectured at the Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies in Wrocław, Poland, at the Nordeuropa-Institut of Humboldt University in Berlin and Free University Berlin, Germany, and at the universities in Olsztyn and Szczecin in Poland. From 2013 to 2015, he was an associate professor at the Institute of Malaysian and International Affairs (IKMAS) of the National University of Malaysia (UKM). In 2017, he returned to Finland, this time as Ambassador of Poland. Currently, Dr. Suchoples is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Music, Art, and Culture Studies of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He is involved in a variety of projects on the History and Memory of World War I, World War II, and the Cold War.