Education

 

10/2007 - 09/2011    PhD in Lingusitics, University of Leuven, Belgium

                                 Supervisors:  Prof. Dr. Kurt Feyaerts & Prof. Dr. Paul Sambre.

 

Title of the dissertation: Kognition in der Interaktion. Eine kognitiv-linguistische Studie dialogischer Bedeutungskonstitution in österreichischen Parlamentsdebatten (Cognition in interaction: A cognitive-linguistic approach to dialogic meaning constitution in Austrian parliamentary debates)

 

10/2006 - 06/2007    Master of Advanced Studies in Cognitive and Functional Linguistics, University of Leuven, Belgium

10/1999 - 01/2006    Master of Romance Languages (emphasis on French linguistics), University of Vienna, Austria

 

 

Work experience/research stays

 

04/2018 - 03/2023

Postdoctoral researcher, funded by the Margarete von Wrangell habilitation program for women of the MWK Baden-Württemberg, University of Freiburg, Department of German Studies

11/2017 - 04/2018 

Postdoctoral researcher, funded by the Brigitte-Schlieben-Lange Program of the MWK Baden-Württemberg, University of Freiburg, Department of German Studies

04/2017 - 10/2017    Maternity leave
02/2017 - 02/2018

Postdoctoral researcher, funded by the Brigitte-Schlieben-Lange Program of the MWK Baden-Württemberg, University of Freiburg, Department of German Studies

05/2016 - 01/2017 Lecturer (external), University of Freiburg, Department of German Studies
11/2014 - 05/2016

Postdoctoral fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (personal postdoctoral grant)

Affiliated fellow of the Department of German Studies, University of Freiburg

09/2013 - 10/2014  Maternity leave
07/2012 - 09/2013

Postdoctoral fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (personal postdoctoral grant)  

Affiliated junior fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS

04/2012 - 06/2012

University of Freiburg, Department of German Studies (Prof. Peter Auer)

Research stay (self-sustained)

03/2010 - 06/2010

University of California, Santa Barbara (Prof. John Du Bois)

Research stay (scholarship from the Flemish Research Foundation FWO)

10/2007 - 09/2011

University of Leuven, Department of Linguistics (Prof. Kurt Feyaerts)

 Research fellow, PhD student (full-time grant of the Leuven Research Council)

 

Teaching

 

11/2020-02/2021 Usage-based linguistics (BA course), University of Freiburg
11/2020-02/2021 Grammar and Cognition (MA course), University of Freiburg
04/2020-07/2020 Pragmatics (lecture, BA), University of Freiburg
04/2020-07/2020 Storytelling in interaction (BA course), University of Freiburg
12/2019 Introduction to linguistics (lecture, BA): semantics, University of Freiburg
10/2019 - 02/2020 Grammar and Cognition (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2019 - 02/2020  Introduction to Semantics (BA course), University of Freiburg
10/2019 - 02/2020   Metaphor: structure and perception (BA/MA course), University of Freiburg
04/2019 - 07/2019 Pragmatics (lecture, BA), University of Freiburg
04/2019 - 07/2019  Multimodal Interaction Analysis (BA course), University of Freiburg
12/2018   Introduction to linguistics (lecture, BA): semantics, University of Freiburg
10/2018 - 02/2018  Grammar and Cognition (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2018 - 02/2019   Semantics and Pragmatics (BA course), University of Freiburg
04/2018 - 07/2018 Introduction to Cognitive Linguistics (BA course), University of Freiburg
04/2018 - 07/2018  German Construction Grammar (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2017 - 02/2018 Gaze in interaction (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2016 - 02/2017  Syntax in dialogues (MA course), University of Freiburg
04/2016 - 09/2016   Linguistic creativity (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2015 - 02/2016  Grammar and Cognition (MA course), University of Freiburg
10/2015 - 02/2016 Multimodal Communication (BA seminar), University of Freiburg
04/2015 -  07/2015  Cognitive Semantics (MA seminar), University of Freiburg
10/2008 – 09/2011 Language proficiency - German I, 1st year Bachelor German Studies, University of Leuven
10/2008 – 09/2011    German business communication, 1st year Master of Business Communication, University of Leuven
03/2007 - 09/2011  Language proficiency - German II, conversation excercises, 2nd year Bachelor German Studies, University Leuven