POSITIONS

2018 - 2019
Teacher trainee
Goethe-Gymnasium Emmendingen and Staatliches Seminar für Didaktik und Lehrerbildung Freiburg

2016 - 2017
parental leave

2014 - 2016
Academic staff
Research Training Group "Frequency Effects in Language"
University of Freiburg, Germany

2014 - 2015
Teaching Assistant
English Seminar at Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
Doing Linguistics (tutorial accompanying introductory lecture to English linguistics)

2008 - 2012
Teaching Assistant
Institutes for English and Romance Philology at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Tutorials for introductory courses for English, Spanish, Romance Linguistics

2009 - 2010
Teaching Assistant
Department for Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Oral communication courses for 3rd year German

EDUCATION

2018 -2019
Teacher trainee at Goethe-Gymnasium Emmendingen and Staatliches Seminar für Didaktik und Lehrerbildung Freiburg

April 2016
awarded PhD (Dr. phil.)
PhD thesis "Conversion in Asian Englishes. A usage-based account of the emergence of new local norms."

2013 - 2016
PhD student at Research Training Group "Frequency Effects in Language"
University of Freiburg, Germany

2007 - 2013
Studies: English Linguistics (Major), English Literature, Spanish
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
MA thesis: "Doing disagreement - Evidence from the British National Corpus"

2007 - 2012
Studies: Education for Secondary Schools, English, Spanish
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

2009 - 2010
Studies at University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

PRESENTATIONS

If you are interested in any of these presentations, feel free to contact me via email.

"A Construction Grammar approach to frequency effects in conversion in Asian Englishes."
Workshop Frequency effects in Construction Grammar. University of Freiburg. October 23, 2015.

"Charting conversion in Asian Englishes with GloWbE."
Conference From data to evidence. Big Data, Rich Data, Uncharted Data in Helsinki, Finland. October 19-22, 2015.

"A Construction Grammar account of conversion in Asian Englishes."
Workshop Bridiging a gap with Construction Grammar. University of Freiburg. July 6, 2015.

"Conversion in Asian Englishes: institutionalization moderates transfer."
Conference Changing English: Integrating cognitive, social & typological perspectives in Helsinki, Finland. June 8-10, 2015.

"Conversion in Asian Englishes: Are Singapore English and Hong Kong English really ESL varieties?"
ICAME 36 in Trier, Germany. May 27-31, 2015.

"Conversion in Asian Englishes: substratum vs institutionalization."
20th Conference of IAWE in Delhi, India. Dec 18-20, 2014. (winner of the Braj B. Kachru Award)

"Conversion in Asian Englishes: Frequency effects in language contact."
Workshop Frequency effects in language contact. University of Freiburg. June 30, 2014.

WORKSHOP ORGANIZATION

"Bridging a Gap with Construction Grammar: Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Varieties of English"
July 6 - July 7, 2015
University of Freiburg
keynote addresses: Thomas Hoffmann, Ute Römer

"Frequency effects in language contact: Asian Englishes"
June 30 - July 1, 2014
University of Freiburg
keynote addresses: Bao Zhiming, Claudia Lange