Izabela Ziolkowska-Kenney

Geology Building 3065
Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Statistics


Please schedule an advising appointment in the Student Appointment Scheduler in One.IU through the Student Appointment Scheduler task.

My name is Izabela Marzena Ziolkowska-Kenney --but most Americans, especially bank tellers, prefer to call me Izabela Kenney. All the linguists out there will know that the -ska/ -ski ending is Polish. I was born over there, in the midst of the Communist Era, and raised and educated in a beautiful town called Wroclaw (another pronunciation challenge for language lovers!). I joined my American husband to live, study and work in the US, and have lived here for more than 20 years. My education background is as diverse as my name: I studied Slavic languages in Poland, and taught Russian in high school there and, later on, in Colorado, at UC Boulder. At Eastern Michigan University, I studied school guidance and counseling, which helped me to continue working with college students, as an academic advisor at Colorado for eight years. Over the years, while college advising as a profession has evolved, so has my overall work philosophy. Students can approach me with any question: you are welcome to e-mail me, call me or stop by during my office hours. If I don't know the answer, I will not stop until together we find the best and most efficient solution to any problem, or any aspiration. I like open and honest communication, and I protect the privacy of students and integrity of this great academic institution. I am proud to be part of IU Bloomington.