Curriculum Vitae

Academic degrees

2013

Doctorate in English Linguistics from the University of Mannheim
(summa cum laude)
Topic of Dissertation: Phrasemes in bilingual discourse
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Tracy, Prof. Dr. Carola Trips

2003

M.A. in linguistics at the University of Tübingen, Germany
1st Major: Slavic Studies (Russian, Ukrainian)
2nd Major: English Linguistics
Minor: German Linguistics
Topic of M.A. Thesis: Language politics in Ukraine after 1991
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tilman Berger

Professional and Academic Career

2014 -

Research and teaching assistant to Prof. Dr. Carola Trips
Chair for English Linguistics IV, University of Mannheim
(focus on diachronic studies and grammatical theory)

2014 -

Advanced training: Didactics in higher education

2013-2014

Research and teaching assistant to Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Tracy
Chair for English Linguistics I, University of Mannheim
(focus on multilingualism and language acquisition)

2011-2013

Doctoral studies, University of Mannheim

2007-2010

Teacher for English and Russian
at Waldorf schools in Freiburg and Stuttgart

2004-2007

Waldorf teacher training at Freie Hochschule Stuttgart
(certified for teaching English, Russian, German and GFL)

2003

Internship at the Detroit Waldorf School, USA

2002-2003

Student assistant to Prof. Dr. Tilman Berger
Chair for Slavic Studies, University of Tübingen

2000-2003

Student assistant to Prof. Dr. Joerg O. Fichte
Chair for English Language and Literature / Medieval Studies, University of Tübingen

1999

Semester abroad at the University of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

1999

Internship at the Detroit Waldorf School, USA

1997-2003

Undergraduate and graduate studies of Russian, English and
German linguistics, University of Tübingen

Grants and Scholarships

2011-2013

Scholarship from provincial post-graduate program
(Landesgraduiertenförderung)

2002-2003

Graduate scholarship from Markel Foundation (Markelstiftung)