Professor and Chair
Autumn 2019 - By appointment
Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, San Diego, 1991
M.A. English Philology, Department, University of Łódź, Poland, 1985
M.A. Linguistics, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1984
Professor Dziwirek 's areas of study include syntax, morphology, typology, corpus linguistics, cross-cultural semantics and pragmatics, and bilingualism.
- Katarzyna Dziwirek. Polish and English “Double Verb” Constructions. In Cognitive Processes in Language, Krzysztof Kosecki and Januszs Badio (eds).Peter Lang. 53-65.
- Katarzyna Dziwirek, Bożena Nowicka McLees. "Polish in the U.S." In Language Diversity in the USA, ed. by Kim Potowski. Cambridge University Press, 2010. 238-254.
- Katarzyna Dziwirek, Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk. Complex Emotions and Grammatical Mismatches: A Contrastive Corpus-Based Study. Mouton de Gruyter, 2010.
- Katarzyna Dziwirek, Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, eds. Studies in Cognitive Corpus Linguistics. Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2009.
Research Advised: Graduate Dissertations
- Petrovic, Aleksandra. Minority Language Rights and Their Implementation in the Republic of Serbia
- Egorova, Veronika. Language, Cognition, and Manipulation in Advertising Discourse, 2013.
- Glazkova, Anna S. A Constructive Grammar Approach to Russian Reflexives. Diss., 2011.
- Riley, Timothy G. It's Alive!: Grammatical animacy in Russian, Polish, and Czech. Diss., 1999.
Research Advised: Undergraduate Honors Theses
- Visit to UW by Slovenian Prime Minister - December 17, 2015
- Dziwirek nominated for David B. Thorud Leadership Award - January 5, 2015
- Dziwirek named Alumna VIP by University of Łódź - May 28, 2014
- UW Slavic YouTube goes live! - October 25, 2013
- UW to host the 9th Annual Slavic Linguistics Society Conference - September 26, 2013
- Thanks to Galya - June 4, 2012
- Visit to Polish language class - May 16, 2011
AATSEEL, Slavic Linguistics Society, Association of Teachers of Polish as a Foreign Language