Faculty & Staff

ASC Faculty

dr hab. Grzegorz Kość

ASC Director

grzegorz.kosc@uw.edu.pl

Room 308

Office hours: Tue 11:30 – 13:30 | Zoom

An associate professor, Kość is the author of two critical books, Robert Lowell: Uncomfortable Epigone of the Grands Maîtres (Peter Lang, 2005) and Robert Frost’s Political Body (Camden House, 2014). Recently, he has contributed essays to Papers on Language and Literature, Partial Answers and a/b: Auto/Biography Studies. In 2009 Kość was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Chicago; he has been a recipient of three OPUS research grants from the National Science Center Poland. At present, he is coediting, with Steven Axelrod, a new edition of Robert Lowell’s autobiographical prose, Robert Lowell’s Memoirs, to be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2021. [full profile]

dr Małgorzata Gajda-Łaszewska

ASC Counselor for Students’ Affairs

mgajda@uw.edu.pl

Room 303

Office hours: Tue 13:15 – 15:00 | Registration

Her research interests include functioning of myths and stereotypes in culture and their representation in the media, war in culture, war propaganda, mass culture phenomena, advertising role in American culture, commercial culture, American art at the turn of the 20th century. She teaches courses on American media and democracy, advertising and consumer culture. [full profile]

dr hab. Tomasz Basiuk, prof. ucz.

Director of the Institute of the Americas and Europe (IAiE)

tbasiuk@uw.edu.pl

Room 308

Office hours: Tue 16:45 – 17:45 Zoom

Prof. Basiuk’s research interests include contemporary American fiction and life writing, critical theory, and queer studies. He has authored two monographs and edited or co-edited six volumes and special journal issues in American studies and in gender and sexuality studies. He is a founding co-editor of InterAlia, a queer studies e-journal established in 2006. He was PI in a HERA-funded queer history project (“CRUSEV”) and is a Fulbright alumnus. He served as ASC director and as president of the Polish Association for American Studies and has been serving as director of the Institute of the Americas and Europe, of which the ASC is a part, since 2016. [full profile]

dr hab. Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska

Director for Students’ Affairs of the Institute of the Americas and Europe (IAiE) – Head of the Educational Unit

s.kuzma@uw.edu.pl

Room 306

Office hours: Thu 10:30 – 11:30 | Zoom

Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska is a historian and Associate Professor at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. She specializes in 20th-century social and cultural history of the United States and Poland. Her areas of research include: women’s and gender history, transnational history of reproduction and public health, and history of social movements (particularly birth control, eugenic, and anti-abortion movements). Currently Professor Kuźma is the Principal Investigator in the National Science Center OPUS research grant “Polish Immigrant and Second Generation Women in the United States: Private and Intimate Lives (1890-1940)” and a Co-Investigator in the grant “Catholicizing Reproduction, Reproducing Catholicism: Activist Practices and Intimate Negotiations in Poland, 1930-present” also funded by the National Science Center OPUS grant. [full profile]

dr Clifford Angell Bates, prof. ucz.

c.a.bates@uw.edu.pl

Room 309

Office hours: By appointment

I am an American, born in Rhode Island. I am a political scientist, whose focus is the history of political philosophy/theory, with subspecializations in comparative politics, International relations, literature and politics, and American Constitutional Thought and Institutional History. My first book was on Aristotle’s Best Regime (LSU 2004), and the 2nd book is The Centrality of the Regime for Political Science (WUW, 2016). I am very much interested in the intersection between human biological nature, human institutions, and environmental forces that come to shape the political and social forces of humanity.  I am working on two projects: the question of formation of state structures (and concepts) and their viability over time and my exhaustive commentary on Aristotle’s Regime Science. [full profile]

dr hab. Elżbieta Bekiesza-Korolczuk

e.korolczuk@uw.edu.pl

Room 108A

Office hours: By appointment

Elżbieta Korolczuk, PhD is a sociologist, working at Södertörn University in Stockholm and American Studies Center, Warsaw University. Her research interests involve: gender, social movements and civil society. She published numerous texts, e.g. on the women’s movement and its relation with neoliberalism, on new forms of citizenship, politicization of reproduction and anti-gender mobilization in Poland and abroad. Most recent publications include two edited volumes: Civil Society Revisited: Lessons from Poland co-edited with Kerstin Jacobsson (Berghahn Books, 2017), Rebellious Parents: Parental Movements in Central-Eastern Europe and Russia co-edited with Katalin Fábián (Indiana University Press, 2017), and a monograph co-authored with Agnieszka Graff Anti-gender Politics in the Populist Moment (Routledge 2021). [full profile]

dr Héctor Calleros Rodriguez

h.calleros@uw.edu.pl

Room 112

Office hours: Fri 12:00 – 13:00 | Zoom / in person by appointment

Dr. Calleros is a lecturer and researcher at the American Studies Center of the University of Warsaw. His research is centred on the analysis of political processes, social conflicts and ethnicity. On Political Institutions, his focus is on the role of the legislature within constitutional democracy. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Bucharest´s Research Institute and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Warsaw´s Institute of International Relations. He has provided advice on public policy (conflict resolution, human rights, transparency and elections) in Mexico. Trained as a Political Scientist, Dr. Calleros obtained a B.A. from UNAM´s School of Political and Social Sciences. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Leeds (U.K.) and received his M.A. in Legislative Studies from the University of Hull (U.K.). Dr. Calleros has conducted fieldwork in the United States, Spain, Poland, Rumania, Mexico and the United Kingdom. [full profile]

dr Matthew Chambers

Editor-in-chief of The New Americanist

mj.chambers@uw.edu.pl

Room 102

Office hours: Wed 10:00 – 11:00 | Zoom

Matthew Chambers is an associate professor at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. He serves as the Academic Writing Coordinator and as the editor of the ASC’s peer-reviewed journal The New Americanist. His monographs include Modernism, Periodicals, and Cultural Poetics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and London and the Modernist Bookshop (Cambridge University Press, 2020). He has articles and reviews published in Modernism/modernity,  the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Transatlantica: Revue d’Etudes Américaines, The Modernist Review,. In 2018, he founded the Writing Lab at the American Studies Center, which provides tutoring on writing for all ASC students. [full profile]

dr Małgorzata Durska

m.durska@uw.edu.pl

Room 112

Office hours: By appointment

Sociologist and economist. The recipient of numerous scholarship programs, e.g. Fulbright (Indiana University and New York University), Erasmus Sigma and U.S. Department of State. Academic researcher and lecturer at Executive MBA programs, consultant in business communication and business culture with a 3-year experience in international advertising company at the position of a Creative Director. For many years served as a Deputy Director of the Institute of the Americas and Europe, a coordinator of academic mobility, and a coordinator of Polish-American Entrepreneurship Program. Co-founder and the first director of Polish Professional Women Network. Translator of business culture books. Currently serves as an Executive Director of the Polish Business Roundtable. Privately: a mother of two grown-ups, traveler, blogger, cyclist, vegetarian and a maniac of good cinema. Major research interests: American business culture, organizational cultures, gender issues in business, emotional history of American business. [full profile]

dr Alicja Fijałkowska-Myszyńska

alicja.fijalkowska@uw.edu.pl

Room 113

Office hours: Thu 12:00 – 13:00 | Zoom

Dr. Alicja Fijałkowska-Myszyńska holds a Ph.D. in Political Science, M.A. in International Relations and M.A. in Iberian and Iberoamerican Studies. She is a member of PTSL, IPSA, LASA and SLAS and cooperates with research networks IAFOR and Red Internacional de Ciencias Sociales. She taught at the universities in Turkey, Spain and Mexico. In recent years she was awarded the Kosciuszko Foundation Research Fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles, 200th Anniversary Medal of the University of Warsaw and Scholarship of Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young researchers. Her research interests are: Hemispheric Studies, US and Latin American Politics, Inter-American Relations, Political Communication, Mass Media, Social Networks, Latin American Soccer. [full profile]

dr hab. Paweł Frelik, prof. ucz.

p.frelik@uw.edu.pl

Room 306

Office hours: Wed 12:00 – 13:00| Register / in person by appointment

Paweł Frelik’s teaching and research interests include science fiction, audiovisual media (film, television, video games, music video), and unpopular culture. He has published widely in these fields, serves on the boards of Science Fiction Studies (USA), Extrapolation (USA/UK), and Journal of Gaming and Virtual Worlds (UK), and is the co- editor of the New Dimensions in Science Fiction book series at the University of Wales Press. In 2013-2014, he was President of the Science Fiction Research Association, the first in the organization’s history from outside North America. He now serves as Science Fiction Division Head of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. In 2017, he was the first non-Anglophone recipient of the Thomas D. Clareson Award. [full profile]

dr Marcin Gajek

marcin.gajek@uw.edu.pl

Room 113

Office hours: Thu 12:15 – 13:15 | Zoom

Political scientist and americanist. Holds double MA in political science and American studies received from University of Warsaw and Ph. D. in political science obtained at Polish Academy of Science. Former Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs at Collegium Civitas; currently assistant professor at American Studies Center (University of Warsaw). His research interests include history of political thought and political philosophy – especially republican tradition, American political thought – and theory of democracy as well as American political system. Alumnus of the Tertio Millennio Institute and Study of the U. S. Institute for American Political Thought. Scholar visits at Stanford University, University of Massachusetts and Charles University in Prague. Published at Zoon Politikon, Ad Americam. Journal of American Studies, Political Studies Review, Studia Territorialia. [full profile]

dr William Glass, prof. ucz.

w.glass@uw.edu.pl

Room 306

Office hours: Mon 13:00-14:00| Zoom
Tue 14:00 – 15:00 | Zoom

William Glass earned degrees in history from Centre College (BA) and Emory University (MA, PhD) and studied church history at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He teaches courses on American history, religion, race, and cinema. His research interests center on American Protestantism, the American South, and the use films as cultural documents. His research has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and he has been a Fulbright Fellow in Poland. He has published essays in The Journal of Church and State, Film & History, Jewish Social Studies, and contributed entries for American National Biography and the Encyclopedia of Southern Religion. [full profile]

dr hab. Agnieszka Graff-Osser, prof. ucz.

abgraff@uw.edu.pl

Room 112

Office hours: Wed 11:30-13:00 | Zoom

Agnieszka Graff, a graduate of Amherst College and Oxford University, holds a PhD in literature (2000) and a postdoctoral degree (habilitacja) in cultural studies (2014), both granted by University of Warsaw. Her research interests include gender studies, feminist history, nationalism and public discourse on gender. Her articles have appeared in Signs, East European Politics and Societies, Public Culture, Feminist Studies, European Journal of Women’s Studies and many collected volumes. She is the author of four books of feminist essays in Polish: Świat bez kobiet (2001, 2011, 2021); Rykoszetem (2008), Magma (2010), Matka feministka (2014). Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment, a monograph co-authored with Elżbieta Korolczuk, is forthcoming with Routledge in 2021. [full profile]

dr Ludmiła Janion

ASC Mobility Coordinator

l.janion@uw.edu.pl

Room 102

Office hours: Thu 13:30-14:30 | Zoom

Ludmiła Janion is a cultural studies scholar, an Assistant Professor at the American Studies Center. Her research and teaching interests include media, gender, and sexuality studies. Ludmiła Janion received her M.A. degrees in philosophy (Institute of Philosophy, UW) and American studies (American Studies Center, UW) and her Ph.D. in cultural studies (“Artes Liberales”, UW). In her doctoral dissertation, she analyzed the westernization of discourses of gender nonconformity during the transition era in Poland. She has published in Central Europe and Sexualities. [full profile]

dr hab. David Jones, prof. ucz.

david.jones@uw.edu.pl

Room 307

On leave

Professor of International Relations, International Law, International Management, from 2005. Ph.D. in Management (Dissertation on Healthcare Management) from Rockefeller College, State University of New York, Albany. Sc.D. (Habilitacja), political science, University of Warsaw. Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine (FRSM). Research interests: Artificial Reproduction/Medical Tourism, Sino-American-European International Trade, “Critical” Analysis of U.S. Legal System, Critique of 21st Century U.S. Foreign Policy. University of Warsaw Rector’s Award, 2017, Distinguished Faculty Award, 2018, Norwich University, the Military Academy of the State of Vermont. Academic Dean, 2003, Concordia International University Estonia, Professor Ordinarius, 2003-2004, University Nord (Estonia), Faculty Advisor, Oxford Banking Forum, University of Oxford, 2000-2005. Presidential appointment, United States Rank Award Review Board, 1992. Gubernatorial appointment, two terms, state commission on sentencing. [full profile]

dr Agnieszka Kotwasińska

a.kotwasinska@uw.edu.pl

Room 108A

Office hours: By appointment

Agnieszka Kotwasińska holds M.A. degrees from the Institute of English Studies and American Studies Center, the University of Warsaw. In 2017 she received her doctoral degree in literary studies from the University of Warsaw. In her doctoral dissertation she analyzed transformations of American families and kinship structures in contemporary horror fiction by women. Since 2012 she has been working at American Studies Center, where she offers courses in American literature, genre literature, horror cinema, and new media. She specializes in Gothic and horror studies, gender studies and queer theory, and feminist new materialism(s). Her current research interests center on literary and film canon formation, embodiment in the so-called low genres, reproduction of death in horror narratives, weird fiction(s) and schizoanalysis. [full profile]

dr Karolina Krasuska

karolinakrasuska@uw.edu.pl

Room 307

Office hours: Thu 14:00 – 14:45 | Zoom

Educated in Poland, Germany, and the United States, Karolina Krasuska is Associate Professor (adiunkt) and the founding director of the Gender/Sexuality Research Group. Her research and teaching areas include: cultural theory, memory studies, gender studies, and twenty- and twenty-first century literature, including Jewish American literature. Dynamic, student-centered and socially engaged teaching constitutes the core of her pedagogy. She initiated the American Studies Colloquium Series at the ASC (2010) and was awarded the University of Warsaw Teaching Award in humanities (2017). Recipient of multiple scholarships and grants, currently she is working on her second book project on post-Soviet migrant memory, Jewishness, and American literature, funded by the National Science Center. [full profile]

dr Anna Kurowicka

a.kurowicka@uw.edu.pl

Room 118

Office hours: Wed 15:00 – 16:00 | Zoom

Anna Kurowicka received a PhD in cultural studies at the University of Warsaw for a dissertation entitled “Politics of Asexuality. A Critical Analysis of Discourses on Asexualities.” In 2015, she was awarded the Kosciuszko Foundation grant to conduct research at Emory University. She has published on the representation of asexuality in popular culture, the intersections of asexuality and disability, and Polish asexualities in Teksty Drugie, Feminist Formations, Studia de cultura, and in collected volumes. Her current research is focused on cultural representations of asexuality, connections between asexuality and queer theory, and asexuality and genderlessness in SF. She is a member of the Gender/Sexuality Research Group and the Speculative Texts and Media Research Group at the ASC. [full profile]

dr Zbigniew Kwiecień

zjkwieci@uw.edu.pl

Room 309

Office hours: Mon 10:00 – 12:00 | Zoom

M.A. from Department of History at the University of Warsaw in Far Eastern Modern Diplomatic History and Ph.D. in American Far Eastern Policy in late 1930’s. Ten years of teaching of Modern and Contemporary History of International Relations in the Institute of History, University of Warsaw as an Assistant Professor and Senior Assistant Professor. Since 1984 in the American Studies Center teaching courses in various aspects of the United States’ history – mostly diplomatic and military. Teaches also Modern and Contemporary World History at the Alexander Gieysztor Academy of Humanities in Pułtusk. Interests – military history and plastic modelling. [full profile]

dr hab. Bogumiła Lisocka-Jaegermann

bjlisock@uw.edu.pl

Room 112

Office hours: Thu 15:30 – 16:30 | Zoom

Bogumiła Lisocka-Jaegermann is a Latin Americanist, with a master degree in Iberian and Latin American studies and Ph.D in Earth sciences within the field of social geography. She received her post doctoral degree (habilitacja) at the Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies at the University of Warsaw. She was a Fullbright scholar at the University of Florida, Gainesville and took part in scholarship programs in Cuba, Great Britain, Germany and Mexico. Her research interests span the fields of geography and cultural studies. She has worked on changes taking place in Latin American rural areas (including migratory movements of rural population), being the author of a monograph “Culture in local development: cultural heritage in socio-economic strategies of Latin American rural communities” based on the results of research conducted in Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile and Mexico. [full profile]

dr Krystyna Mazur

kmazur@uw.edu.pl

Room 102

Office hours: By appointment

Krystyna Mazur is an Assistant Professor at the ASC, with degrees from the University of Warsaw (MA) and Cornell University (PhD). She is the author of Poetry and Repetition: Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery (Routlege, 2005), a contributor to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012), and author of articles on poetry, film, and queer studies. She is currently working on two books: a monograph on the filmmaker Barbara Hammer and a collection of essays on Queer Feminist Film. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, and Notre Dame University and the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship, a Kosciuszko Foundation scholarship, as well as of a grant from the National Science Foundation. [full profile]

prof. dr hab. Stanisław Obirek

s.obirek@uw.edu.pl

Room 101

Office hours: Thu 12 – 13 p.m.
| Appointments via email

Full professor of humanities, Obirek, a culture anthropologist. He was a visiting professor in Holy Cross College in Worcester MA, and a fellow in St. Louis University. His books include  The Jesuits in the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania, 1564-1668 (1996); Winged Mind. Walter Ong’s Anthropology of Word (2010);  with Zygmunt Bauman, On God and Man. Conversations (2013); with Arno Tausch, Global Catholicism, Tolerance and Open Society. An Empirical Study of the Value Systems of Roman Catholics (2020). At present, he is working on a book dealing with global understanding of postsecularism. He is interested in the place of religion in modern cultures, interreligious dialogue, and strategies for overcoming conflicts between different civilizations and cultures. [full profile]

dr Natalia Pamuła

nm.pamula@uw.edu.pl

Room 118

Office hours: Thu 15:00 – 16:00 | Zoom

Assistant Professor at the ASC, graduated from the Department of Comparative Literature at the University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2018. Her research interests include disability studies, American and Polish literature, gender studies, mad studies, environmental studies, and discard studies. She publishes on the cultural history of disability and representations of disability in Polish literature. She co-edited, with Marta Usiekniewicz and Magdalena Szarota, a special issue of Studia de Cultura 10(1)/2018 devoted to disability studies in Poland. She’s the Polish translator of Extraordinary Bodies: Figuring Physical Disability in American Culture and Literature by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, which came out in 2020 with Fundacja Teatr 21. She’s an ally of people with disabilities and she combines academic work with activism. [full profile]

dr Stefan Rabitsch

Visiting Professor

s.rabitsch@uw.edu.pl

Thu 17:00 – 18:00 | Zoom

Funded by the University’s Integrated Development Program (ZIP), Stefan “Steve” Rabitsch is visiting faculty from the Center for Inter-American Studies (University of Graz, Austria). His research and classes are informed by American cultural history and cultural studies. A self-declared “Academic Trekkie,” he is the author of Star Trek and the British Age of Sail (McFarland 2019), co-editor of Set Phasers to Teach! (Springer 2018), and co-editor of the forthcoming Routledge Handbook to Star Trek. His second monograph—A Cultural History of Cowboy Hats—received the 2019 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Grant in American Studies, which allowed him to work at West Texas A&M UniversityDuring his stayhe will offer specialized classes on the multifaceted culture, history, and mythos of the American West.

dr Ryszard Schnepf

r.schnepf@uw.edu.pl

Room 113

Office hours: Thu 13:30 – 15:00| Appointments via email

Dr. Schnepf is a historian, political scientist and diplomacy practitioner. His main areas of research and academic teaching are global threats and conflicts, US and Latin American politics, history of political and social movements. In his Ph.D. dissertation he focused on political mass movements in 20 c. Latin America and particularly in Venezuela. In1991 he joined Polish diplomacy and served as four times ambassador to different Latin American countries, Spain and finally to the United States. He also held various high level government positions, a deputy foreign affairs minister among them. Developing his academic activity and while on official trips, he taught courses and lectured at many foreign universities and research institutions (U.S., Spain, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Singapore, France, Germany).  As an Assistant Professor at Iberian Studies Department and now at ASC, he intends to combine diplomatic practice with broad knowledge on international relations. His current teaching interests go towards the functioning of American political system and its ongoing changes, U.S. foreign policy (China, Russia, Middle East, N. Korea and Iran), security problems and U.S. – EU relations. Dr. Schnepf is also covering the topics on diplomatic practice, negotiations, diplomatic protocol issues and public activity, such as tv, radio and conference speeches and presentations. [full profile]

dr Renata Siuda-Ambroziak

renata.siuda-ambroziak@uw.edu.pl

Room 101

On leave

An associate professor, specializing in Cultural and Religious Studies and Polish immigration studies in Brazil. She holds a Post-Doc in Sociology from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) and specializes in Law of Intellectual Property Protection. She leads Brazilian research groups: “Religions, Faiths and Spirituality in the Context of Health and Healing Processes” (UFSC) and “Poles and Polish Descendants in Brazil” (USP) and has been awarded various research scholarships: Fellow Mundus (2015); CAPES – Brasil (2018); CAPES – Brasil (2019); UERJ research scholarship (2020-2021). She performed research at SUNY Buffalo (2019). She is editor-in-chief of the Revista del CESLA. International Latin American Studies Review, and the author of the monograph Religia w Brazylii. Uwarunkowania społeczno-kulturowe (Religion in Brazil: Socio-Cultural Determinants). [full profile]

dr hab. Anna Sosnowska-Jordanovska

aksosnow1@uw.edu.pl

Room 306

On leave

Anna Sosnowska a sociologist and an associate professor at the American Studies Center. Her research focuses on the impact of migrations from Eastern Europe and other world’s peripheries on the American cities in the post-industrial era. She is an author of two books: Zrozumieć zacofanie. Spory historyków o Europę Wschodnią (1947-1994), TRIO 2004 and Polski Greenpoint a Nowy Jork. Gentryfikacja, stosunki etniczne i imigrancki rynek pracy na przełomie XX i XXI wieku, Wydawnictwo Naukowe SCHOLAR 2016. She recently published Polish Female Immigrant Niche in Studia Migracyjne-Przegląd Polonijny 2017. Her Explaining Economic Backwardness. Post-war Polish Historians on Eastern Europe is in print at Central European University Press. She teaches graduate research seminars and electives on the US immigration and cities as well as coordinates undergraduate American History and Society sections and course American Society. [full profile]

dr hab. Bohdan Szklarski, prof. ucz.

bohdan.szklarski@uw.edu.pl

Room 309

On leave

Prof. Bohdan Szklarski is an Associate Professor of Political Science, Graduate of the English Institute, Warsaw University and the Department of Political Science, Northeastern University, Boston. In his over 30 years of teaching he has taught at numerous American and Polish Universities. He served as a director of the American Studies Center, Warsaw University in years 2012-2016. Now he is the Head of the Leadership Studies at ASC. He also lectures at Collegium Civitas a non-public college of social sciences. He guest lectured at many universities in USA, China, Germany, Italy, France, Greece, Czech Republic,  Georgia, Vietnam. Prof. Szklarski’s research interests include: political leadership, political communication, American political culture and institutions, comparative politics and political anthropology. Author of over 60 academic publications. He frequently appears as a commentator on American and Polish political events in the media. Privately, a fan of Bruce Springsteen, American football and long walks with his golden retrievers. [full profile]

dr Marta Usiekniewicz

OZN Coordinator

m.usiekniewicz@uw.edu.pl

Room 108a

Office hours: Thu 13:15 – 14:15| Zoom (appointments via email)

Americanist with a Ph.D. from the University of Warsaw, Assistant Professor at the University of Warsaw’s American Studies Center. Her research interests cover gender and sexuality studies, feminism, as well as bodies in culture and art. Her scholarship is intersectional, focusing on gender, class, race, and ability. In 2014 she was the recipient of the Fulbright Junior Research Award, which she spent at SUNY Buffalo. She co-taught one of the first courses on disability studies at the University of Warsaw. She also published in InterAlia‘s special issue on disability and illness, Ugly Bodies: Queer Perspectives on Illness, Disability, and Aging. She co-edited, with Natalia Pamuła and Magdalena Szarota, a special issue of Studia de Cultura devoted to disability studies in Poland. [full profile]

prof. dr hab. Marek Wilczyński

m.wilczynski2@uw.edu.pl

Room 113

Office hours: Wed 17:15 – 18:15
Thu 16:30 – 17:30 | By appointment

Full professor of humanities, Marek Wilczyński is interested in the history of American culture and literature of the years 1776-1865, in particular in the region of New England between 1776-1939. He also reads widely on the history of American painting (19th-20th century), literary and cultural theory, postmodern American fiction, and comparative literature (Polish and American). He is an author of The Phantom and the Abyss. Gothic Fiction in America and Aesthetics of the Sublime (1798-1856), over eighty articles, most recently in Beyond Philology, Schulz/Forum, and Kultura Popularna. He’s also edited or coedited four collections of essays. [full profile]

Affiliated Faculty

  • dr Ben Alexander
  • dr Justyna Bartkiewicz-Godlewska
  • dr hab. Włodzimierz Batóg, prof. UJK
  • mgr Filip Boratyn
  • dr Jędrzej Burszta
  • dr Agata Chełstowska
  • mgr Ana Fornet Gómez
  • dr hab. Anna Horolets, prof. ucz.
  • mgr Gabriela Jeleńska
  • dr hab. Andrzej Kondratowicz, prof. SWPS
  • dr Blanka Kotlińska
  • dr Karolina Lebek
  • dr Anna Malinowska
  • dr hab. Anna Mazurkiewicz, prof. UG
  • dr Joanna Mąkowska
  • mgr Anna Mejer
  • dr Emma Oki
  • mgr Paulina Orbitowska-Fernandez
  • prof. Lisa K. Parshall
  • dr hab. Kacper Pobłocki
  • mgr Alicja Relidzyńska
  • mgr Jan Smoleński
  • mgr Sebastian Smoliński
  • dr Grzegorz Welizarowicz
  • dr Marta Werbanowska
  • dr Dariusz Zembrzuski
  • mgr Agnieszka Ziemińska

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Filip Boratyn

USOS Coordinator

filip.boratyn@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 41 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 301

Natalia Gajda

Finance Specialist

n.s.gajda@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 24 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 300

Aleksandra Gniadzik-Smolińska

Administrative Officer

a.gniadzik-smolinska@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 26 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 302

Mirosław Król

IT Specialist

miroslaw.krol@uw.edu.pl

Room 103

Agnieszka Pamela Krzywosz

Administrative Officer

agnieszka.krzywosz@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 40 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 304

Iwona Kuryłek

Finance Specialist

i.kurylek@uw.edu.pl

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Room 300

Agnieszka Żmijewska-Czajka

Administrative Officer

aczajka@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 23 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 302

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Librarian

biblioteka.osa@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 32 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 316

Liliana Kontny

Librarian, the Head of the Library

biblioteka.osa@uw.edu.pl

+48 22 55 333 31 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 315

Olena Ostrowska

Librarian

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+48 22 55 333 30 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 315

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Librarian

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+48 22 5533330 – please contact us only via email until further notice

Room 315

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