Andrew Sorokowski was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1950 and grew up in San Francisco. He has been bilingual in Ukrainian and English since early childhood, and has studied both Slavic and Romance languages. In 1993-1997 he edited the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies. He has also worked as a lecturer, researcher, writer, and translator. Mr. Sorokowski has published a number of articles on history, and recently translated a historical monograph from Ukrainian. He has lived and worked in Italy and England, and currently lives near Washington, DC.