Justyna Kowalczyk-Kądziela is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Warsaw. Graduate of the Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies where she obtained a master’s degree with a dissertation on the symbolism and ritual usage of the plant called malinalli in the pre-Hispanic Central Mexico.
She also studied History and Anthropology of America at the Complutense University of Madrid. She presented the results of her investigation on several international conferences and gave a lecture at the École Practique des Hautes Études in Paris.
Her research interests include mainly the pre-Hispanic Mesoamerican codices, pre-Hispanic religion of Mexico, anthropology of religion and indigenous American languages.