dr Ewelina Wnuk

Department of the English Language

Research fellow

Room number: 3.418

email: ewelina.wnuk@wn.uw.edu.pl


dr Ewelina Wnuk


MA, University of Warsaw, 2008

Research MA, University of Amsterdam, 2010

PhD, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics/ Radboud University Nijmegen, 2016

Research interests and projects

  • Lexico-semantic typology
  • Language of emotion and perception
  • Language, culture & cognition
  • Language documentation and description
  • Southeast Asian linguistics

Research Grants

2022 OPUS Research Grant. National Science Centre. Grant no. 2021/41/B/HS2/03899. “Impossible” verbs in Maniq: A semantic investigation at the limits of expressibility and lexicalization. Principal Investigator.

2018 ERC Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. Grant no. 800004. How sociocultural forces shape the emotion lexicon in hunter-gatherer languages.

Selected publications


Book chapters

  • Speed, Laura, Ewelina Wnuk, and Asifa Majid. 2018. Studying psycholinguistics out of the lab. In Research Methods in Psycholinguistics and the Neurobiology of Language, edited by Annette de Groot and Peter Hagoort, 190–207. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Kruspe, Nicole, Niclas Burenhult, and Ewelina Wnuk. 2014. Northern Aslian. In Handbook of the Austroasiatic Languages, edited by Paul Sidwell and Mathias Jenny, 419–74. Leiden: Brill.

Older publications can be found on the complete list in PBN