Education & Positions

EDUCATION

Since 11/2014 PhD in English linguistics (Universität Hamburg): Final grade: magna cum laude

10/2008-10/2011 PhD dissertation: The discourse marker LIKE: a corpus-based analysis of selected varieties of English
1st supervisor: Prof. Dr. Peter Siemund
2nd supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markku Filppula

28/02/2008 Magister Artium (Universität Kassel): Final grade: 1.1 [1st class degree]

04/2007-10/2007 M.A. dissertation: Sprache und Raum im Lichte der Raumkonzeption Kants – Untersuchung der Beziehbarkeit von Kants Überlegungen zum Raum auf Thematisierungen des Raums in der neueren Linguistik (Language and space according to Kant – thoughts on the relationship between the concept of space in Kant’s philosophy and in modern linguistics)
1st supervisor: Prof. Dr. Winfried Nöth,
2nd supervisor Prof. Dr. Dr. Kristian Köchy

09/2000-02/2008 Universität Kassel: M.A. studies
1st major: English Philology,
2nd major: Philosophy
Additional minor: Psychology

08/2006-02/2007 Semester abroad (National University of Ireland Galway: Erasmus/Sokrates exchange program)

1997-2000 A-levels (Final grade: 2.0): Albert-Schweitzer-Schule (upper-level grammar school, Hofgeismar)

POSITIONS

Since 09/2016 Interim professor: English linguistics (UHH, 100%)

Since 04/2016 Research assistant: English linguistics (UKS, 50%) (currently on leave)

10/2015-03/2016 Lecturer: Cognitive Science/English Linguistics (UKS, 50%)

10/2014-08/2016 Post-doctoral researcher: English linguistics (UHH, 50%)

04/2013-03/2015 Research assistant: Laboratory for Empirical Research on Language in Action (LUL, 50%)

01/2013-12/2013 Research assistant: English linguistics (UHH, 50%)

10/2011-12/2012 Research assistant: State Excellence Cluster: Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas (UHH, 50%)

10/2012-04/2013 Lecturer: Structure of contemporary English (FUB, 50%)

10/2008-10/2011 Research assistant (PhD student): English linguistics (UHH, 50%)

10/2011-09/2012 Research assistant: English linguistics (EMA, 50%)

02/2008-10/2008 Research assistant: English linguistics and semiotics (UKS, 50%)

11/2007-01/2008 Student assistant: English linguistics and semiotics (UKS, 50%)

11/2005-02/2006 Student assistant: Education/Philosophy (UKS)

12/2003-08/2008 Student assistant: Education/Philosophy/Social Services (UKS)

UHH = Universität Hamburg, UKS = Universität Kassel, FUB = Freie Universität Berlin, EMA = Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, LUL = Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

(last updated 2017/12/30)