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

 

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)

                              Short-term employment to organize the 11th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics
01/2012 - 03/2012    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

 

10/2016 - 02/2017      Multimodal storytelling (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 of Leuven