Education

       Ph.D.
  • John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Faculty of Philosophy (2008)
  • 19.06.2008: Doctor of Science in Humanities, specialization: Philosophy – Methodology of Science
  • Ph.D. thesis: Contemporary Conceptions of a Logical Fallacy. A Study in Argumentation Theory and Pragmatic Logic (in Polish)
  • Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Bronk

        Post-graduate studies 

  • John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Pedagogy, Post-graduate Studies in Pedagogy (2001)

        M.A.

  • Catholic University of Lublin, Faculty of Philosophy (2001)
  • 20.06.2001: Master's degree in Philosophy
  • M.A. thesis: The Concept of Information. The Semiotic Map (in Polish)
  • Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Bronk

Research & teaching positions

  • Dept. of Philosophy and History of Law, Section of Logical Semiotics, University of Białystok: Assistant Professor (2017–present)
  • Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences: postdoctoral researcher in the NCN-founded project EthAn - Ethos Analytics (2016-2019)
  • The Institute of Media Education and Journalism, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw; contracted lectures: Rhetoric for Journalists, The Art of Public Speaking, The Art of Discussing, Oxford Debates (2009 – present)
  • Dept. of Logic, Informatics and Philosophy of Science, University of Białystok: Assistant Professor (2009–2017), Teaching Assistant (2007–2009)
  • Dept. of Methodology of Science, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, doctoral teaching assistant (2001-2008)

International visits
  • 12--20.06.2018 ARG-tech: Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee, UK; the visit financed by the Polish National Science Centre under the grant:  EthAn: Ethos Analytics
  • 10--22.09.2017 ARG-tech: Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee, UK; the visit financed by the Polish National Science Centre under the grant: EthAn: Ethos Analytics
  • 06--11.06.2017 ARG-tech: Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee, UK; the visit financed by the University of Białystok
  • 26--30.09.2016 ARG-tech: Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee, UK; the visit financed by the Polish National Science Centre under the grant: EthAn: Ethos Analytics   
  • 9--13.05.2016 Dept. of Informatics, King's College London; the cooperation with Prof. Simon Parsons (Agents and Intelligent Systems Group), the visit financed by the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training Programme
  • 22--26.09.2015 ARG-tech: Centre for Argument Technology, University of Dundee, UK; the cooperation with Prof. Chris Reed and his research group; delivering (with Katarzyna Budzyńska) the master class at ARG-tech: Ethotic Structures in a Dialogue (24.09.2015)
  • 14--20.07.2013 School of Computing, University of Dundee, UK; the cooperation with Prof. C. Reed and his ARG:Dundee research group; participation in the workshop on IAT analysis (18.07.2013) and in the Scottish Argumentation Day (SAD 2013) (19.07.2013); the visit financed by the Polish National Science Centre under the grant: Exploring rhetorical strategies in a dialogue
  • 26.05.--08.06.2013 Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR), University of Windsor, Canada (Visiting Research Fellow); the visit financed by the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR), the Polish National Science Centre under the grant: Exploring rhetorical strategies in a dialogue, and the University of Białystok
  • 19--30.05.2003 The John P. Robarts Research Library, Toronto, Canada; PhD research

Research projects
  • 05.2016--05.2019 EthAn: Ethos Analytics, the project funded by the HARMONIA 7 program of the Polish National Science Centre (NCN); principal investigator: Dr hab. Katarzyna Budzynska, post-doctoral researchers: Barbara Konat & Marcin Koszowy, consortium partners: Chris Reed (Dundee, Scotland), Patrick Saint-Dizier (Toulouse IRIT, France), Manfred Stede (Postdam, Germany)
  • 08.2012--07.2015 Exploring Rhetorical Strategies in a Dialogue, the project funded in the OPUS2 program of the Polish National Science Centre (NCN); principal investigator: Dr hab. Katarzyna Budzynska

Memberships

Steering Committees
Awards and scholarships
  • financial support of the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training Programme for the research visit: Agents and Intelligent Systems Group, King's College London, 9--13 May 2016 
  • financial support for the research visit at the University of Windsor funded by the Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR), 26 May--8 June 2013 
  • award of the Rector of the University of Białystok, 10 October 2008
  • financial support for attending the conference Informal Logic at 25. A Conference Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the First International Symposium on Informal Logic funded by the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), University of Windsor, 14--17 May 2003
  • III award for the paper Internet jako poznawcze i moralne wyzwanie współczesności (Internet as a coginitive and moral challenge of the contemporaneity) awarded by the Organizing Committee of the Interdisciplinary Internet Workshops "Internet 2000", Catholic University of Lublin, 14--16 December 2000
  • financial support for attending the 23rd International Wittgenstein Symposium (Rationality and Irrationality / Rationalität und Irrationalität) funded by Die Österreichische Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 13--19 August 2000

Editorial work
  • Guest editorship (with Martin Hinton) of the journal Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric: "The Philosophy of Argument", De Gruyter, forthcoming
  • Guest editorship (with Mariusz Urbański and Michiel van Lambalgen) of the journal Logic and Logical Philosophy, special issue "Logic, Cognition, Argumentation", forthcoming
  • Guest editorship (with Mariusz Urbański and Michiel van Lambalgen) of the journal Logic and Logical Philosophy, special issue "Question Processing'', vol. 26, no 3, 2017
  • Guest editorship (with Halina Święczkowska) of the journal Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric: "Language, Discourse, Logic", vol. 42(55), 2015
  • Guest editorship (with Katarzyna Budzynska) of the journal Argumentation, Springer, special issue "Polish School of Argumentation", 28(3), 2014
  • Guest editorship (with Katarzyna Budzynska and Frans H. van Eemeren) of the journal Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, special issue “Pragmatics and Dialectics of Argument”, vol. 36(49), 2014
  • Editorial Board Membership of Windsor Studies in Argumentation (2013-)
  • Guest editorship of the journal Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, special issue "Argument and Computation", vol. 23 (36), 2011
  • Guest editorship of the journal Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, special issue "Informal Logic and Argumentation Theory", vol 16(29), 2009     

Reviewing for journals

        In English:
  • Argument and Computation, Taylor & Francis
  • Dialectica, Blackwell-Wiley Publishing
  • Informal Logic, University of Windsor
  • Journal of Argumentation in Context, John Benjamins
  • Philosophy and Rhetoric, Penn State University Press  
  • Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric, De Gruyter
  • Synthese, Springer
  • Topoi, Springer

        In Polish:

  • Kwartalnik Nauk o Mediach (The Quarterly of Media Sciences)
  • Nowoczesne Systemy Zarządzania (Modern Management Systems)
  • Roczniki Filozoficzne (Annals of Philosophy)
  • Scripta Philosophica

Organising and Programme Committees