mgrVictoria Kishchak

Victoria Kishchak
PhD Student (Doktorantka)

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Non-teaching duties (in Polish): link

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  • B.A. in Political Science, Kyiv 2002
  • M.A. in Political Science, Kyiv 2003
  • M.A. in Economics, Kyiv 2005
  • M.A. in English Linguistics, Kherson 2013

Research interests

  • Bilingualism/multilingualism
  • SLA (Second language acquisition)
  • Teaching methods in SLA
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Specific learning difficulties (SpLD)
  • Developmental dyslexia in L1 and L2
  • EEG (event-related potentials)

Teaching experience

  • TEFL at university level
  • EFL to children, youth and adult learners
  • Ukrainian as a foreign language

Papers read at conferences and congresses

  • 13th International Symposium on Bilingualism (online), Warsaw, Poland, 10-14July 2021
  • 28th International IATEFL Poland Conference in Gdansk, Poland, 20-22 September 2019.
  • Bilingualism in Poland and abroad conference in Wroclaw, Poland, 24-25 May, 2019
  • 12th  EFL Conference, Mykolayiv, Ukraine, May 2016
  • 2nd Educational conference, Mykolayiv, Ukraine, September 2015
  • 1st International educational conference. Vinnitsa, Ukraine, April 2014
  • Teachers` Conference, Khreson, Ukraine, May 2013

Other presentations

  • The Bilingualism, Mind, and Brain Lab Talk (online), University of California, Irvine, 4 October 2021.
  • GradTalks, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, 19 June 2020
  • IH TEFL conference, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 2017

Research Projects

  • 2020- current: 2020-1-PL01-KA203-082136 Erasmus+ TEAM project (Teacher Education About Multilingualism), Project manager. Project leader: dr. hab. Anna Ewert, prof. UAM.
  • 2019- current: MABEL (Multilanguage Battery of Early Literacy), a project member responsible for Ukrainian version of the test battery. Project leader: Dr. Marketa Caravolas, Bangor University, UK.
  • 2017-2018 – Fulbright scholar grant (FDRP), research in dyslexia and second language acquisition, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA.

Professional Organizations

  • Poznan Bilingualism Matters Branch, Poland
  • IATEFL Ukraine
  • Fulbright Alumni (Kolo) Association

Visiting researcher

  • Bangor University, Wales, UK: May – June 2022

Attended Workshops

  • R-Studio Statistics, September 2017, Penn State University, USA
  • Research methods workshop, Penn State University, State College, November 2017
  • Multicultural awareness seminar, St. Luis, USA, February 2017
  • Second language acquisition workshop, Penn State University, State College, March 2017


  • 2017-2018   Fulbright scholar (FDRP, Ukraine), State College, PA, USA
  • Participating researcher. Dyslexia and SLA project, the USA
  • April – July 2002 (Canadian Ukrainian Parliamentary Program) CUPP finalist award Canadian Parliamentary internship, Ottawa, Canada Committee of Education
  • UGRAD AWARD (Undergraduate exchange program) August 2000 – May 2001 Lindsborg, KS, USA