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Maria Joanna Olszewska

biologist , researcher

Maria Joanna Olszewska, Polish biologist, researcher. Recipient Polonia Restituta Cross III Class, President Poland, 1972, Polonia Restituta Cross II Class, President Poland, 1990, Cross I Class, President, 1999.

Background

Olszewska, Maria Joanna was born on April 21, 1929 in Dabrowka P-Sanok, Poland. Daughter of Tadeusz and Stefania (Strzelbicka) Skwarczynski.

Education

Master of Science, University Lodz, Poland, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lodz, Poland, 1956. Habilitation, University Lodz, Poland, 1960.

Career

Assistant High School Agronomy, Lodz, Poland, 1949-1950, Pedagogical College, Lodz, Poland, 1950-1953, University Lodz, Poland, 1953-1961. Assistant professor University Lodz, 1961-1969, associate professor, 1969-1976, professor, 1976-1999. Head department plant anatomy and cytology M. Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin, 1961-1965.

Head laboratory cytochemistry University L0dz, 1961-1970, head department plant cytology and cytochemistry, 1971-1999. Vice dean Faculty Biology and Earth Sciences, University Lodz, Poland, 1966-1969, dean, 1969-1972.

Works

  • Author: (book) Plant Cytology, 1971 (Ministry of Education award 1972). Contributor articles on research studies (Polish Academy of Sciences awards 1957, 65, 66).

Membership

Member Polish Academy of Sciences (president Lodz branch 1992-1998), Polish Histo and Cytochem. Society (president Lodz branch 1964-1967), Society Scientiarum Lodzense (secretary III Department 1963-1972, president 1972-1975, Science award 1982).

Connections

father:
Tadeusz Skwarczynski

mother:
Stefania (Strzelbicka) Skwarczynski