A Doctor of Philosophy in Slavic Languages and Literatures, a translator and a researcher at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow. He specialises in the languages, cultures and literatures of former Yugoslavia, and deals with such disciplines as semiotics, historical discourse analysis, sociolinguistics and stylistics of literary and non-literary texts. He studied at the Jagiellonian University where he received his doctoral degree in 2004. He conducted part of his PhD research at the Faculty of History at Yale University where he was a Visiting Assistant in Research (2003). Recently, he has published the books Semioza gatunku – semioza stylu (2011) and Semiotyka dyskursu historycznego. Znaki i kody w chorwackiej i serbskiej syntezie dziejów narodu (2012). His papers have been published in journals such as Studia z Filologii Polskiej i Słowiańskiej, Pamiętnik Literacki, Pamiętnik Słowiański, Stylistyka and in numerous southern Slavic magazines. His essays and reviews have been printed in periodicals such as Tygodnik Powszechny, Znak and Dwutygodnik. He co-edited the bilingual reprint of the book, Kraków Zagrzebiowi (2011), originally published in 1881. He is a member of the editorial staff of the Croatian philologist journal, Fluminensia.