Paweł Śpiewak (born April 17, 1951 in Warsaw) is the Director of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland. He is a sociologist, historian, author and former politician.
Paweł Śpiewak is a Professor of Sociology at Warsaw University. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 18,403 votes in 19 Warsaw district, running as a candidate with the Civic Platform list. He did not seek reelection in 2007.
He is a Fellow of Collegium Invisibile.
In 2011, he was nominated as the Director of the Jewish Historical Institute by Bogdan Zdrojewski, Minister of Culture and National Heritage.
He is a son of nationally renowned writers Anna Kamieńska (1920-1986) and Jan Śpiewak (1908-1967).