Jerzy Samp (born 23 March 1951 in Gdańsk) is a Polish writer, publicist and historian of the literature and culture of Pomerania and especially of the Kashubian literature. He is also an activist in the Kashubian-Pomeranian Association (chairman of Gdańsk Branch 1986–1989, 1995–).
Born Gdańsk, Poland, he studied Polish philology in the University of Gdansk graduating in 1975, received a doctorate in 1982, doctor habilitowany title in 1992 and the title of professor in 1995. Since 1975 he has worked in Gdańsk University in the department of the History of Literature and Culture of 19th and 20th century Pomerania. He is also a member of the Gdańsk Scientific Society (Gdańskie Towarzystwo Naukowe), the Folklore Commission of the Polish Literature Commission of the Polish Academy of Science (Polska Akademia Nauk), the Kashubian Institute (Instytut Kaszubski), and Polish Writers Associations (Stowarzyszenie Pisarzy Polskich).