Short Curriculum Vitae

Education

2002 Dr. habil., Humboldt-University Berlin
1996 Dr. phil., Humboldt-University Berlin
1992 - 1995 Ph.D. student (Theoretical Linguistics) at the "Arbeitsgruppe Strukturelle Grammatik" of the Max Planck Society in Berlin
1992 M.A. (Theoretical Linguistics, German Studies), University of Leipzig
1987 - 1992 undergraduate student (Theoretical Linguistics, German Studies, Logic) in Leipzig and Düsseldorf

professional career

09/2015 - 10/2015
fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar
01/2015 -
PI, DFG-Kollegforschergruppe Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past
04/2013 -
PI, ERC Advanced Grant EVOLAEMP (Language Evolution: The Empirical Turn)
09/2012 - 12/2012
fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala
04/2009 - 
 
professor of general linguistics, University of Tübingen, Department of Linguistics
10/2004 - 03/2009 professor of semantics and syntax, University of Bielefeld, Department of Linguistics and Literature
01/2004 - 06/2004 visiting scholar, Stanford University, Department of Linguistics
06/2003 - 09/2004 Heisenberg grantee, University of Potsdam, Institute for Linguistics
04/2002 - 05/2003 lecturer, University of Potsdam, Institute for Linguistics
11/2001 - 05/2003 researcher, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft in Berlin
11/2000 - 10/2001 postdoc (Otto-Hahn grant of the Max Planck Society), Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (OTS), University of Utrecht
11/1998 - 10/2000 researcher, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft in Berlin
09/1997 - 10/1998 postdoc, Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
12/1995 - 08/1997 postdoc, Centrum für Informations- und Sprachverarbeitung, University of Munich