Awards and Honors


Jolanta Wawrzycka earned her PhD from
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
and her MA/BA from
University of Wrocław [vrotswaf], Poland.

She teaches literary theory and criticism, world literature, courses in
Modernism, Nobel Prize literature, and Irish Studies courses centered
on W. B. Yeats and James Joyce.


2016 Trustee, International James Joyce Foundation.

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
          Scholarly Project Award.

2013, 2010, 2008 and 2007 Finalist, Outstanding Faculty Award, State                                  
         Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

2010 Faculty Summer Research Program Grant.

2009 The Donald N. Dedmon Distinguished Teaching Professor Award.

2009 Lecturer, Joyce Summer School, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy.

2007 College Summer Scholarly Activity Grant.

2007 Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, Technology.

2007 Nominee for the Ernest L. Boyer International Award for Excellence
  in Teaching, Learning and Technology.

2006 Spring Funds Award: “Wireless Classroom” English Course.

2003 Dean Funds Award: Study Abroad Program.

2002: Radford University Spring Grant to develop "Electronic Course Pack"
          for Study Abroad Program.

2001 Lecturer, James Joyce Summer School, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.

1993 and 1994 Graduate School Summer Research Grant.

1992 Radford University Faculty Development Grant.

1989 National Endowment for the Humanities: Summer Translation Institute, University of
         California, Santa Cruz.

1988 Radford University Foundation Summer Travel Grant.

1985 Northwestern University Fellowship: School of Criticism & Theory.

1985 PhD Dissertation Research Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.