BIOGRAPHY: Barbara Lewandowska
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk is Professor of English language and linguistics at the University of Łodz, where she holds the Chair of English language. She is also honorary professor in linguistics and modern English language at the University of Lancaster. Her research interests are primarily in semantics and pragmatics of natural language, corpus linguistics and their applications in translation studies and lexicography. Publications include Depth of Negation: A Cognitive Linguistic Study (1996) Łodz: Łodz University Press, Cognitive Linguistics Today (coeditor) (2002, Frankfurt a. Main: Peter Lang). She has been President of the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association since 2002 and is Vice-President of the Linguistic Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences.