dr Anna Walisiak

Room 1.048
E-mail a.walisiak(at)uw.edu.pl

Education and degrees:

  • MA in Russian Philology (Applied Linguistics, with commendation), University of Warsaw, 1981
  • PhD in the Humanities, Russian linguistics, University of Warsaw, 1987

 

Academic interests:

  • translation studies (interpreting: simultaneous and consecutive)
  • lexicography

 

Teaching experience:

  • Practical Russian as the second foreign language
  • Specialised terminology workshop (terminology of economics and sociology)
  • Translation workshop (texts on economics, politics and sociology)
  • Interpretation workshop – consecutive interpreting
  • Interpretation workshop – simultaneous interpreting
  • Basic rhetoric
  • Introduction to sociolinguistics

 

Professional experience:

  • teaching assistant, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1984-1985
  • senior teaching assistant, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1985-1987
  • assistant professor, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1987-1997
  • senior lecturer, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1997-2009
  • Assistant Head, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 2001-2005
  • Director of Full-Time Studies, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 2006-2010
  • associate professor (Reader), 2009-2014
  • senior lecturer, 2014 – to date

 

Others:

  • secretary of the Entrance Examination Committee, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1987, 1988, 1999
  • chairman of the Entrance Examination Committee, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1997, 2002, 2015
  • coordinator of the Teaching Load, Russian Language Section, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW
  • Coordinator for the Teaching Schedule and Load, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 1997-2010 
  • Director’s Assistant for the Teaching Schedule and Load, Institute of Applied Linguistics UW, 2005-2010

 

Membership in scientific organisations and associations:

  • Polish Applied Linguistics Society

 

Membership in editorial boards of scientific series and periodicals:

  • Kwartalnik Neofilologiczny”, Assistant Secretary, 1987-1988

 

Research grants:

  • MGU in Moscow, 1986

 

Awards:

  • University Day Rector’s Award, 1987
  • University Day Rector’s Award, 2002
  • University Day Rector’s Award, 2003
  • Rector’s Award for 20 Years of Professional Work, 2004
  • University Day Rector’s Award, 2005
  • University Day Rector’s Award, 2006
  • Rector’s Award for 25 Years of Professional Work, 2009
  • Rector’s Award for 30 Years of Professional Work, 2011
  • Silver Medal for Long Service, awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland, 15.05.2013
  • Rector’s Award for 35 Years of Professional Work, 2016

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