Dr Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczekis an Assistant Professor with an MA in English Philology with specializations in Teaching and Translation and a PhD in History. Her career has been highlighted by fellowships including the Tokyo Foundation (2007) and the Kennedy Institute of American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin (2011). In 2015, she continued her research asa visiting scholar at the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies at the University of Ottawa. An active member of several professional associations, Magdalena is involved with the Polish Society for Canadian Studies, the Polish Society for American Studies, and the Polish Society of Sworn and Specialised Translators TEPIS. Her current responsibilities within the Educational Studies Program include working with the Canadian Embassy and coordinating student activities, as well as serving as a member of the faculty team for academic and research programs. Magdalena’s research interests focus on the social impact of historical and contemporary issues.Her work explores the lives of veterans of peace and stabilization missions, the experiences of Polish World War II veterans in Canada, Canadian social policy, and women's political and social activism. She has also delved into the challenges faced by Native Americans in Canada and the United States.