o._benigny_210     prof. dr hab. LEON TADEUSZ DYCZEWSKI

Born: October 28, 1936, Małopole, Poland

Scientific Interests
Culture, family, social communication, in particular the following topics: cultural stability and cultural changes, values in the modern society, life styles, small groups and their cultural creating functions, dominant and alternative culture, ethnic and cultural identity, integration of the ethnic groups, national culture and European culture, changes of the family, electronic media in society and family.

Promotor of 178 masters and 27 doctors


Address office:
The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Institute of Journalism and Communication
Al. Racławickie 14, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Phone (081)4453348 or 4454034, Fax (081)5330433, PL
E-mail: dycz@kul.lublin.pl


Education and Degrees
1956-1958 Study of Philosophy in Łódź
1958-1962 Study of Theology in Kraków
1963-1966 Study of Social Sciences at the Catholic University of Lublin
1966 - Master in Philosophy. Master's thesis: Socio-religious activity of Father Maximilian
1974 - Doctor in Philosophy. Doctoral thesis: Intergenerational bond in the urban family.
1981 - Habilitated in Sociology. Dissertation's thesis: Socio-cultural changes of the contemporary Polish family.
1992 - Professor of Sociology
1994 - Full Professor of Sociology

Academic positions
1966 - till now Professor of sociology, catholic social thought and social communiaction at the Franciscan Higher Seminar in Łódź
1969 - 1984 assistant and associate professor of sociology at the Paul John Catholic University of Lublin
1984 - till now Professor of sociology and social communication at the John Paul Catholic University of Lublin and chairman of the Department of Sociology of Culture.
1992 - till now Director of Social Academy in Lublin
1993 - till now Director of Postgraduate School of Social Communication and Journalism

Member of (selected):
the Scientific Society of the Catholic University of Lublin; - the Polish Sociological Society; - the Scientific Council of the Institute of Johan Paul II (and secretary of the Council); - the Research Institute for Philosophy in Hannover; - the Committee of the Problems of Labor and Social Policy by Polish Academy of Sciences, the Committee of Sociology by Polish Academy of Sciences

Scholarships and visiting professor
1975-1976 one year in Austria, Janineum
1983 - three months in Belgium, the Catholique Universite Louvain-la-Neuve
1987 - five months in the USA, the Catholic University of Washington D.C.
1988 - six months in Germany, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
1997 - two months in Belgium, the Katholik Universiteit Leuven
1998 - one semester visiting professor at the University of Minnesota in the USA
1999 - two months in Germany, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg
2002 - seven months in Germany, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg

Research collaboration with the Institute of Sociology in Vienna, Linz, Oldenburg and with The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in Washington D.C.