Katarzyna M. JaszczoltDepartment of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB3 9DA
Kasia Jaszczolt (pronounced: Yashchout), (D.Phil Oxon 1992, PhD Cantab 1999) is Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy of Language, University of Cambridge, and Professorial Fellow and Director of Studies in Linguistics at Newnham College, Cambridge. She was President of the Cambridge Institute of Language Research and Head of Department of Linguistics 2009-11. In 2012 she was elected Member of Academia Europaea. She is the author of a theory of discourse interpretation Default Semantics and General Editor of a book series Oxford Studies of Time in Language and Thought, Oxford University Press (with Louis de Saussure). She is also Principal Investigator in a project Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals funded by The Leverhulme Trust. She is a member of several editorial boards of linguistics journals, including Journal of Pragmatics, Intercultural Pragmatics, Belgian Journal of Linguistics, Kalbotyra, Acta Linguistica Hungarica, Studies in Polish Linguistics, Lodz Papers in Linguistics, International Journal of Language Studies, Folia Philosophica, and book series, including Studies in Pragmatics, Elsevier. From 1996 to 2008 she was Principal Editor of a book series Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface, Elsevier. She was also member of the Committee of the Linguistic Association of Great Britain (LAGB), 2003-2009.