CHAIR STAFF

Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Sękowski
Head of the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. He is author of 230 publications, among others the books Achievement of Gifted Students, Personality and Artistic Achievement of Music School Students, Personality-based Determinants of Attitudes towards the Disabled, and Psychology of Abilities: Current Research Trends, World of values of gifted students. He has published in prestigious international scientific journals such as Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Science, High Ability Studies, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, and Zeitschrift fűr Heilpädagogik. Currently, he holds the positions of Vice-chair of the Polish Psychological Society and Editor-in-chief of Przegląd Psychologiczny (The Review of Psychology). As a Fulbright and Humboldt Fellow and a Kościuszko Fund Fellow, Professor Sękowski has been on placement in numerous foreign scientific institutions, among others in the USA, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy. During the scholarship period, he conducted research at Yale University’s PACE Center (Investigating the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies and Expertise) run by Prof. R.J. Sternberg and at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, where he co-operated with Prof. Kurt Heller. His scientific interests primarily concern giftedness and social attitudes towards disabled persons. For the last ten years, he has run training courses and workshops in psychology for gifted children and adults in Poland, Germany, and the USA.

 

 
klinkosz_400_01Dr hab. Waldemar Klinkosz
Dr hab. Klinkosz conducts research in the psychology of individual differences with special focus on achievement, abilities, personality, and motivation of above-average or particularly gifted persons, also those with disabilities. He is interested in the methodology of psychology, in testing the psychometric properties of psychological tests translated in the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences, and working out norms for the translated tests. Dr hab. Klinkosz has participated in comparative and inter-cultural studies coordinated by Professors R.R. McCrae and A. Terracciano, and by dr F. De Fruyt. He is author of the book "Sukces akademicki studentów niewidomych i słabo widzących a ich osobowość" [Academic Success of Blind and Visually Impaired Students and Their Personality]. He has published in Polish and foreign scientific journals such as Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Science, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.

 

 

Barbara Cichy-Jasiocha, PhD

An Assistant at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. She defented her doctoral disseration: "The selected psychological determinants of the subjective quality of life among artistically gifted adults"The main regions of her interests are psychology of individual differences, positive psychology (subjective quality of life of gifted people), art therapy. For the last five years, she has run workshops for children and adults. Since 2010 she has been working with the Editor, "The Review of Psychology."


 

 

 

 

 

 

Jakub Górecki, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. The graduate of Faculty of Law and Administration of Warszaw University and  faculty of psychology of Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Educational  psychologist. Social activist, member of the menagment board of a nongovernament organization. His scientific interests concentrate on psychology of abilities and humor. He is also interested in social differentiation problems. He gets psychological support from his wife and cat.

http://kul.academia.edu/JakubG%C3%B3recki

 

 

 

 

Agnieszka Mioduchowska, MA  

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. She works at the Family Assistance Center in Ryki as a consultant for people with disabilities in the project system "Program promoting active inclusion among people with disabilities and students leaving the institution and foster families". In addition, she works as a psychologist in the Foundation for People with Disabilities and socially excluded "TO BE" acting in Ryki and she’s a member of the Foundation. Her scientific interests include issues of creativity, structure I, psycho-transgression and internal dialogical activity.
 

 

ks. Marek Rudź, MA

Fr. Marek Rudz is a doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2010 he earned his Masters degree for his thesis entitled “Personaity and Cognitive styles of Linguistically Gifted Persons.” His interests include psycholinguistics, glottodidactics, the psychology of intercultural differences as well as  the psychosocial problems of  the environment of the immigrant.

In the 2nd term of academic year 2008/09 he studied at University of Rome “La Sapienza” as a scholar of the Erasmus program.

 

 

Martyna Płudowska, MA

A doctorate student of the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences and a student of sociology, in 2011 defended her master’s thesis: Existential anxiety and fear in people with varied level of creativity. Her focus concentrates on creativity, contemporary social transformations and their consequences on the psychosocial functioning of the individuals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sylwia Gwiazdowska-Stańczak, MA

She graduated psychology at The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, her master’s thesis: Achievement motivation of full time and part time workers and their personality, supervisor o. dr Waldemar Klinkosz.
A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. Her scientific interests concentrate on the problems of families of gifted.

 

                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monika Krempa, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences.
A member of the committee for the development, implementation and execution of “The mental health program”. She works as a psychologist
in the hospital and the early intervention support. She leads a support group for foster families. Her scientific interests include attitudes towards people with disabilities, neuropsychology and psychiatry.

 

 

 

 

 

Adriana Chowaniec, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2011 defended her master’s thesis: “Selected psychological conditions of undertaking political activity.” Her scientific interests concentrate on political psychology, issues of active citizenship and achievement motivation..










 

Agnieszka Dudek, MA
A PhD student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2013 she defended her master’s thesisentitledStress coping styles and emotional intelligence of students of social and polytechnic majors. Her scientific interests are focused around issues of emotional intelligence and positive psychology. Her professional activities concentrate on HR consulting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wojciech Napora, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2013 defended his master’s thesis. His interest is the art of illusion.

 

 









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Anna Sobkowicz, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2015 defended her master’s thesis: „Achievement Motivation, Hope for Success and Life Satisfaction among Students of Pedagogy and Economy”. Her scientific interests concentrate on positive psychology and achievement motivation.

 

 

 

 

 

 



  Przemysław Borucki, MA

A doctoral student at the Chair of Psychology of Individual Differences. In 2015 he defended his master’s thesis entitled: Selected aspects of social functioning of creatively gifted”. His scientific interests are focused around creativity and positive psychology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ostatnia aktualizacja: 16.05.2016, godz. 16:37 - Barbara Cichy-Jasiocha