dr hab., prof. UAMJanusz Kaźmierczak

Janusz Kaźmierczak
University professor

Websites / Profiles


  • M.A. in English, Poznań, 1992
  • Ph.D. in English, Poznań, 1999
  • D.Litt. in Literature, Poznań, 2016

Research interests

  • Polish-British and Polish-American cultural relations
  • Literary image of Britain and America in Poland
  • Propaganda and persuasion
  • Cultural theory
  • Media theory

Teaching experience

  • British Studies
  • American Studies
  • European Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Cultural theory
  • TEFL at university level

Professional organizations

  • Polish Association for the Study of English
  • Polish Association for American Studies
  • American Culture Association
  • American Studies Association
  • Polskie Stowarzyszenie Stypendystów Fulbrighta


  • Assistant to the editor, Polish-AngloSaxon Studies, 2003-2010
  • Co-editor, Polish-AngloSaxon Studies, 2011-
  • Member of the International Editorial Board, International Journal of Comic Art, 2013-
  • Peer reviewer, Werkwinkel: Journal of Low Countries and South African Studies; Studia Humanistyczne; Media History; Polish Journal for American Studies; Studia Anglica Posnaniensia; Anglica: An International Journal of English Studies; Acta Philologica; European Journal of American Studies; Acta Neophilologica


  • Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, 1990-1991
  • Nene College of Education, Northampton, 1995-1996
  • Fulbright American Studies Summer Institute, Amherst, 2003
  • British Council research grant, London, 2004
  • Kościuszko Foundation fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007-2008

Guest lectures

  • Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 2002
  • Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa, Konin, 2002
  • Emerson College, Boston, 2004
  • Nauczycielskie Kolegium Języków Obcych, Poznań, 2005
  • Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam, 2006

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • Teaching British Studies, Kazimierz Dolny, 1993
  • TEMPUS Conference, Rydzyna, 1994
  • Europe: Fact and Fiction, Aveiro, 2001
  • British and American Studies Seminar: Raising Literary and Cultural Awareness, Obrzycko, 2002
  • 27th European Studies Conference, Omaha, 2002
  • Poland and Britain: Connection, Parallel, Divergence, Warsaw, 2003
  • Political Cartoons as Historical Sources, London, 2004
  • Visual Culture Revisited: German and American Perspectives on Visual Culture(s), Berlin, 2005
  • American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, 2008
  • Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association Joint National Conference, New Orleans, 2009
  • 21st British and American Studies Conference, Timisoara, 2011
  • East-West Cultural Exchanges and the Cold War, Jyvaskyla, 2012
  • Cultures of Memory, Memories of Culture, Bucharest, 2013
  • 59th Annual Conference of the British Association for American Studies, Birmingham 2014
  • Biennial Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, Bern 2016
  • 10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies, Stockholm 2018
  • 28th Conference of the Polish Association for the Study of English, Poznań 2019
  • 45th European Studies Conference, Omaha, 2020
  • Interfaces: Representations of Human Vulnerability in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Granada, 2022
  • Development of Education and Science as a Strategy for Shaping the Culture of the Future, Kyiv, 2022
  • Annual Conference of the Polish Association for American Studies, Poznań, 2023


  • Minister's of National Education Award for outstanding research results, 1997