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Irena GraZYna Fierla

economic geographer

Irena GraZYna Fierla, Polish economic geographer. Member Polish Geography Society.

Background

Fierla, Irena GraZYna was born on January 19, 1933 in Nowosiolki, Zamosc, Poland. Daughter of Adam and Natalia (Motylenko) Laskowska.

Education

Master of Science, Warsaw School of Economics, 1955. Doctor, Warsaw School of Economics, 1962. Doctor of Science, Warsaw School of Economics, 1976.

Career

Assistant Warsaw School of Economics, 1951-1961, lecturer, 1962-1968, assistant professor, 1968-1980, professor, since 1981, faculty dean, 1968-1981, director department, since 1977. Deputy head research committee Polish Academy of Sciences, 1988-1991.

Works

  • Author: Geography of Polish Industry, 1975, 4th edition, 1984, Industrial Location, 1987. Author, editor: Economic Geography of Capitalist European Countries, 1978 (award 1983), Economic Geography of Poland, 1994, second edition, 1995.

Membership

Member Polish Geography Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Kornel Augustyn Fierla, August 28, 1954. 1 child, Andrzej.

father:
Adam Laskowska

mother:
Natalia (Motylenko) Laskowska

spouse:
Kornel Augustyn Fierla

child:
Andrzej Fierla