Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia
Slávka Tomaščíková has an MA in English Language and Literature and Russian Language and Literature (1994) and a PhD in English Studies (1999). In 2009 she finished her habilitation procedure and was awarded the title of an associate professor in the field of Non-Slavic Languages and Literatures - British and American Studies. Currently, she is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia and Guarantor of the Gender Studies and Cultural study programme. She has also held positions as the President of the Slovak Association for the Study of English, a Secretary of the European Society for the Study of English (2008-2013), and the Vice-Rector for International Relations of P. J. Šafárik University in Košice (2011-2015). Tomaščíková has lectured at international conferences in Romania, Spain, Poland, Albania, Hungary, and Serbia. Her current research focuses on narratives in media discourses, and she teaches courses in British studies, British media and the interpretation of media texts.