Justyna Budzik is an assistant professor at the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice. She spent 2016/17 academic year teaching Polish at the
Institut national de langues et civilisations orientales in Paris, and 2017/18 academic year as Fulbright Visiting Lecturer at the Unviersity of Washington’s Slavic Department.
Her main domains of research and pedagogical activity are: film education, media archaeology and teaching Polish as a foreign language. She gives lectures and leads workshops for students,
pupils and teacher, in cooperation with cinemas, cultural institutions and NGOs. She is also a co-founder and member of the board of Foundation for Film and Photography (Fundacja dla Filmu i Fotografii) in Katowice. She runs an educational blog: www.lekcjeofilmie.pl.