dr Paweł Rydzewski

Department of the English Language

assistant professor

Room number: 3.418

Phone: +48 (22) 5531416

email: pawel.rydzewski@uw.edu.pl

  Office hours: Winter semester 22/23
By e-mail appointment:
Wednesday 13.00-13.45
Thursday 14.45-15.30
dr Paweł Rydzewski


M.A., University of Warsaw, 2009

Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2015

Research interests and projects

  • Slavic languages
  • Generative Phonology (particularly optimality theory)
  • Palatalization
  • Teaching pronunciation (AmE)
  • Dialects of AmE
  • exceptionality in phonology

Selected publications


Rydzewski, P. (2016). Backness Distinction in Phonology: A Polish Perspective on the Phonemic Status of y. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang.


Rydzewski, P. (2018). Canadian Raising and Flapping in Derivational Optimality Theory. In B. Czaplicki , Łukaszewicz, B & Opalińska, M (Eds.). Phonology, Fieldwork and Generalisations. (pp. 47-65). Berlin: Peter Lang.

Rydzewski, P. (2017). Coronal Palatalization in Slovak: A DOT Account. Acta Philologica, 50, (pp. 47-60).

Rydzewski, P. (2017). Unwarranted exceptionality: The case of Polish y. LINGUA, 189-190, (pp. 75-95).

Rydzewski, P. (2016). A Polish Argument for the Underlying Status of [ɨ]. Studies in Polish Linguistics, 11, (pp. 111-131).


Older publications can be found on the complete list in PBN