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Ruta Rafaela Nagucka

Ruta Rafaela Nagucka, Polish linguist, educator, consultant. Decorated Golden Cross of Merit, Knight's Cross Order of Polonia Restituta (Poland), Officer's Cross of Order of Polonia Restituta, 1995; recipient Committee National Education medal Ministry Higher Education, 1982.


  • Nagucka, Ruta Rafaela was born on March 23, 1930 in Zebrzydowice, Poland. Daughter of Adam and Emilia (Pustówka) Sikora.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1963. Doctor habilitation, The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1968.


    • Assistant Jagiellonian University, 1955-1957, senior assistant, 1957-1963, adiunkt, 1963-1968, docent, 1968-1978, associate professor, 1978-1984, professor, since 1984. Member committee on awards Ministry National Education, 1988-1990. Member Center Qualifying Committee Academy Appointments, 1988-1990.


    • Author: The Syntactic Component of Chaucer's Astrolabe, 1968 (minister higher education award, 1969), Negatively Phrased Utterances in English, 1978 (minister higher education award, 1979), An Integrated Analysis of Syntax and Semantics of Obsolete English Constructions, 1984 (minister higher education award, 1985), The Language-To-Cognition Interface: The Old English prepositional phrase and the four-dimensional continuum, 1997 (Minister of National Education award 1999). Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Linguistica Europaea, International Association University Professors English, Polish Linguistic Society, Linguistic Society of America.



    Travel, photography.


    • Married Anthony Nagucki, April 2, 1966 (deceased July 1993).
    • father: Adam Sikora
    • mother: Emilia (Pustówka) Sikora
    • spouse: Anthony Nagucki
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    Born March 23, 1930
    • 1952
      The Jagiellonian University
    • 1963
      The Jagiellonian University
    • 1968
      The Jagiellonian University
    • 1963 - 1968
      Assistant, Jagiellonian University