Curriculum Vitae


 

Education

 
2002 Habilitation, English Linguistics, Leipzig University and Max-Planck Institut for evolutionary Anthropology  MPI Leipzig
 
1998 Ph.D., Linguistics, University of Buffalo  SUNY Buffalo
 
1995 M.A., Linguistics, University of Buffalo
 
1992 M.A., German Language and Literature, University of Hamburg
 
 

Employment

 
2004 Professor of English Linguistics, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena
 
1998/04 Postdoc, Max-Planck Institut for evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
 
 

Senior Fellowships

 
2015/16 Senior fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (WIKO), September 2015 - July 2016
 
2011 Senior fellow of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), April 2011 - September 2011
 

Honors

 
since 2014 Member of the Saxonian Academy of Sciences (Saechsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig)
 
 

Editorial Work

 
Editorial Board: Cognitive Linguistics (2005-2010)
Associate Editor: Cognitive Linguistics (2011-2013)
Editorial Board: Cognitive Linguistics (since 2014)
Editorial Board: Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory (since 2005)
Consulting editor: Studies in Language (2011-2013)
Editorial Board: Constructions (since 2015)
Editorial Board: Functions of Language (since 2017)
 

Ad Hoc Reviews

 Applied Psycholinguistics
 Canadian Journal of Linguistics
 Cognition
 Cognitive Science
 Constructions
 Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory
 Diachronica
 English Studies
 English Language and Linguistics
 International Journal of American Linguistics
 Journal of Child Language
 Journal of Germanic Linguistics
 Journal of Historical Linguistics
 Journal of Pragmatics
 Journal of Semantics
 Journal of Linguistics
 Language
 Language Dynamics and Change
 Language Learning
 Language and Cognition
 Language and Speech
 Language Sciences
 Lingua
 Linguistics
 Linguistic Typology
 Nordic Journal of Linguistics
 Studies in Language
 Studies in Language Sciences
 Synthesis
 

Professional Services

 
 Reviewer for Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
 Reviewer for National Science Foundation
 Reviewer for Israeli Science Foundation
 Reviewer for The British Academy
 Reviewer for FWO Flanders
 Reviewer for Research Council University of Leuven
 Reviewer for professorships in Germany
 Reviewer for tenure promotions and full professor evaluation in the US
 Reviewer for professorships in the UK
 

Professional Organizations

 
Association for Linguistic Typology
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kognitive Linguistik
Linguistic Society of America
Societas Linguistica Europaea
 

Summer Schools and Guest Lectures

 
2015 Introduction to Language Typology, The LSA Summer Institute, (with Martin Haspelmath), Chicago, USA
 
2014 Usage-based Models of Language, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Freiburg, Germany
 
2010 Frequency, Similarity, and Memory. Towards a usage-based theory of language, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Freiburg, Germany
 
2009 Demonstratives, joint attention, and emergent grammar, International Summer School on Embodied Language Games and Construction Grammar, Cortona, Italy
 
2008 Converging evidence: Linguistic typology and corpus linguistics, Leipzig Spring School on Linguistic Diversity (with Karsten Schmidtke-Bode), Leipzig, Germany
 
2007 Methodology of first language acquisition research, Societas Linguistica Europaea: Summer School on Linguistic Methodology, Molise, Italy
 
2007 Syntactic development, LOT Summer School, Leuven, Belgium
 
2004 Grammar and Language Use, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
 
2004 Demonstratives in Grammar and Language Use, Summer School of Functional and Cognitive Linguistics, San Marino
 

Courses

 

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

2017 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2017 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals (MA)
2017 Grammar and Language Use (MA)
2017 Linguistics Colloquium (Vertretung)
2016/17 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2016/17 Language Development. Theory (MA)
2016/17 Language Development. Methods (MA)
2016/17 Linguistics Colloquium (Vertretung)
2016 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA) (Vertretung)
2016 Language Acquisition (BA) (Vertretung)
2016 Statistics for Linguists (MA) (Vertretung)
2016 Principles of Language Change (MA) (Vertretung)
2016 Linguistics Colloquium (Vertretung)
2015/16 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA) (Vertretung)
2015/16 Language Acquisition (BA) (Vertretung)
2015/16 Language and Cognition (BA) (Vertretung)
2015/16 Grammar and Language Use (MA) (Vertretung)
2015/16 Linguistics Colloquium (Vertretung)
2015 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2015 Language Development - Theory (MA)
2015 Language Development - Methods (MA)
2015 Linguistics Colloquium
2014/15 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2014/15 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2014/15 Language and Cognition (BA)
2014/15 Statistics for Linguists (MA)
2014/15 Linguistics Colloquium
2014 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2014 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals (MA)
2014 Principles of Language Change (MA)
2014 Linguistics Colloquium
2013/14 Grammar and Language Use (MA)
2013/14 Language Development: Theory (MA)
2013/14 Language Development: Methods (MA)
2013/14 Language and Cognition (BA)
2013/14 Introduction to Linguistics: Morphosyntax (BA)
2013/14 Linguistics Colloquium
2013 Statistics for Linguists (MA)
2013 Language and Cognition (BA)
2013 Linguistics Colloquium
2012/13 Principles of Language Change (MA)
2012/13 Linguistics Colloquium
2012 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals (MA)
2012 Principles of Language Change (MA)
2012 Language and Cognition (BA)
2012 Introduction to Linguistics 1: Morphosyntax (BA)
2012 Linguistics Colloquium
2011/12 Language Development: Methods (MA)
2011/12 Language Development: Theory (MA)
2011/12 Statistics for Linguists (MA)
2011/12 Introduction to Linguistics 1: Morphosyntax (BA)
2011/12 Linguistics Colloquium
2011 Introduction to Linguistics 2 (BA) (Vertretung Dr. Guelzow)
2011 Introduction to Linguistics 2 (BA) (Vertretung Dr. Guelzow)
2011 Language and Cognition (BA) (Vertretung Dr. Guelzow)
2011 Cognitive Linguistics (MA) (Vertretung Dr. Gülzow)
2011 Linguistics Colloquium (Vertretung Dr. Guelzow)
2010/11 Historical Linguistics
2010/11 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals
2010/11 Introduction to Linguistics 1: Morphosyntax
2010/11 Linguistics Colloquium
2010/11 Language and Cognition
2010 First Language Acquisition
2010 Contrastive Linguistics: English German
2010 Linguistics Colloquium
2009 Language and Cognition
2009 First Language Acquisition
2009 Empirical Methods of Linguistic Research
2009 Introduction to Linguistics 1: Morphosyntax
2009 Linguistics Colloquium
2008/9 Historical Linguistics
2008/9 Language and Cognition
2008/9 Introduction to Linguistics 1: Morphosyntax
2008/9 Quantitative methods for analyzing linguistic data
2008/9 Linguistic colloquium
2008 Introduction to Linguistics 1 (Morphosyntax)
2008 Contrastive Linguistics: English – German
2008 Statistics for Linguistics
2008 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals
2008 Quantitative methods for analyzing linguistic data
2007/8 Language and Cognition
2007/8 Empirical Methods of Linguistic Research
2007/8 Syntactic Development
2007/8 Contrastive Linguistics: English - German
2007/8 Linguistics Colloquium
2007 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals
2007 Historical Linguistics
2007 Second Language Acquisition
2007 Second Language Acquisition
2006/7 Language and Cognition
2006/7 First Language Acquisition
2006/7 Contrastive Linguistics: English - German
2006/7 Linguistics Colloquium
2006 Introduction to Linguistics 2: Morphosyntax
2006 Introduction to Linguistics 2: Morphosyntax
2006 Empirical Methods of Linguistic Research
2006 Contrastive Linguistics: English-German
2005/6 History of the English Language
2005/6 Syntactic Development
2005/6 Historical Linguistics
2005/6 Contrastive Linguistics: English-German
2005 Linguistics Colloquium
2005 Formal and Functional Approaches to the Study of Language
2005 Cognitive Linguistics
2005 Introduction to Linguistics 2: Morphosyntax
2004/5 History of the English Language
2004/5 Linguistic Typology and Language Universals
2004/5 First Language Acquisition
2004/5 Contrastive Linguistics: English–German
2004 Historical Linguistics
2004 Cognitive Linguistics
2004 First Language Acquisition
2004 English Syntax
 

Universität Osnabrück

2003/4 Cognitive Linguistics
2003/4 English Syntax
2003/4 Introduction to Linguistics
 

Universität Leipzig

2003 Cognitive Linguistics
2002 Language Acquisition
2001/2 Language Acquisition
2000/1 Introduction to Linguistics
2000 Introduction to Linguistics
 

State University of New York at Buffalo

1997 Language, Society, and the Individual
1997 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
1996 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
1995 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
1995 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
1994 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis
 

Universität Hamburg

1993 Grammatik und sprachliches Handeln
 
 

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