Magdalena Charzynska-Wojcik

Affiliated Scholar 2022-23

Magdalena Charzyńska-Wójcik, Ph.D. is Associate Professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland), where she is chair of the Department of the History of English and Translation Studies and also served as dean of the Faculty of Humanities (2016-2021). Her major research interest lies in historical translations of the Psalter, with special focus on prose translations from Latin into Old, Middle and Early Modern English. She also deals with metrical translations of the Scottish Psalter. Apart from English-language translations, she works on renditions of the Psalter into Polish, and in particular on a 16th-century prose translation from Latin. She deals with various aspects of Psalter translations related to linguistics, translation studies, palaeography, codicology.  Magdalena previously completed the Catholic Leadership Institute in July 2017 and served as a visiting scholar in the fall of 2017 and 2021 prior to joining the Nanovic Institute as an affiliate scholar for 2022-23.