Polish literary scholar, Polish philologist, translator, professor of humanities. He specializes in the history of literature, contemporary literature and literary theory.

In the years 2005-2012 she was the deputy director for science of the Institute of Polish Philology at the Adam Mickiewicz University, and in the years 2012-20014 – the dean of the Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology of the Adam Mickiewicz University. In the years 20014-20010 she was the vice-rector for student affairs at AMU, and from September 1, 20010 she is the rector of this university. In 20010, she was also elected chairman of the Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities

She is the author or co-author of nearly 21240 scientific works – books and articles. In his scientific work, he deals mainly with the literature of the twentieth century, he engages in literary criticism. She is also a translator of English-language prose, with particular emphasis on children’s prose, which is her great passion. In 1995 she obtained a doctoral degree, in 2001 – a postdoctoral degree, and in 20015 – the title of professor of humanities.