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Magdalena Zapędowska

Writing Instructor & Writing Studies Specialist; Lecturer in English Language & Literature


Magdalena Zapędowska [za-pen-doff-ska] is a scholar of 19th-century U.S. poetry and print culture. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in J19Women’s Studies, the Emily Dickinson Journal, and in Polish academic journals. She teaches writing courses that focus on envisioning better futures. She holds doctorates in English and American studies and in American literature.

Office Hours

Spring 2023

Tuesday and Thursday 4–5, and by appointment.



Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ph.D., M.A., Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

Selected Works in Smith ScholarWorks