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Wanda MandeckiPart-Time Lecturer, Polish
M.A., University of Warsaw, Poland

15 Seminary Place, Room 4133
College Avenue Campus
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Spring 2018 Office Hours: MTTh 12:40pm - 1pm and by appointment



Research Interests:

Polish Language
Polish Literature, History and Culture


Golden Cross of Merit (Złoty Krzyż Zasługi), a Polish civil state award given by the Senate of the Republic of Poland for service in Polish education abroad. Warsaw, Poland, 2005

Commission of National Education Medal (Medal Komisji Edukacji Narodowej) awarded by the Polish Ministry of Education. Warsaw, Poland, 1999

Golden Award for the Best Polish Teachers Abroad. London, Great Britain, 1988

Two scholarships awarded at the University of Warsaw. Warsaw, Poland, 1972-1977

Four Chancellor's Awards (the Academic Achievement Awards) at the University of Warsaw. Warsaw, Poland, 1972-1977


Author of three volumes of the acclaimed Polish Literature textbooks for high-school-level Polish students abroad, published in Warsaw, Poland, by WSiP, 1997-1999, and recently reprinted in Warsaw, Poland, by Fraszka Edukacyjna, 2012 (original title: Literatura polska dla polskich szkół średnich w USA, volumes 1-3)

Personal Polish instructional website:

Other Activities:

2001-2012 Summer courses for Polish Teachers abroad. Warsaw, Cracow, and Cieszyn, Poland

Courses Taught at Rutgers:

01:787:101 (Fall), 01:787:102 (Spring) First-Year Polish
01:787:201 (Fall), 01:787:202 (Spring) Second-Year Polish
01:787:493 (Fall), 01:787:494 (Spring) Independent Study: Polish

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