Academic Work

since 08/2017 Postdoc in the Collaborative Research Council 732 Incremental Specification in Context, Sabine Zerbian’s lab,
Institute of Linguistics/ English Linguistic, University of Stuttgart
03/2013 – 07/2017 Postdoc in the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all, Esther Ruigendijk’s lab, Department of Dutch Studies, University of Oldenburg
01/2011 – 04/2013 Research assistant in the EFRE-funded project HurDig (Network for multilingual Hearing and Speech Intelligibility Diagnostics), Birger Kollmeier’s lab;
Medical Physics Department, University of Oldenburg
02/2008 – 08/2012 Research assistant in the DFG project AULIN (Speech perception and speech processing in acoustically adverse conditions from an AUdiological and psychoLINguistic viewpoint),
Department of Dutch Studies, University of Oldenburg
2007 Research assistant (WiHi) in Richard Wiese’s lab;
Institute of Germanic Linguistics, University of Marburg


2008 – 2012 Phd studies at the Department of Dutch Studies, University of Oldenburg
DISSERTATION: “Effects of Syntactic Complexity and Prosody on Sentence Comprehension and Processing in Noise
Graduation in June 2012 with distinction summa cum laude
2001 – 2007 Magister studies in English Linguistics (major), German Linguistics (minor), and Linguistic Engineering (minor) at the University of Marburg
M.A. THESIS: “Word Stress in English Pseudo Words”


Associated Junior Fellowship at Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute of Advanced Study, Delmenhorst. 07/2014-06/2016. Psycholinguistic Models as Explanatory Links between Hearing Impairment and Functional Communication Deficits (International Symposium, held 15-16 October 2015).