Short CV

born 1962, married, three children

Educational background

M.A. 1989 Anglistik, Amerikanistik, Politikwissenschaft

Dr. phil. 1993 Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Allgemeine und vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft, Politikwissenschaft

Habilitation 1998 post-doctoral degree, venia legendi ‚Englische Sprachwissenschaft’

Positions held

Oct. 2012 – present Professor and chair in English Linguistics, Heinrich- Heine- Universität Düsseldorf

April 2000 – Sept. 2012 Professor and chair in English Linguistics, Universität Siegen

April 1999 – March 2000 Professor of English Linguistics, Universität Hannover

1995 – 1999 Assistant professor ('Wissenschaftlicher Assistent'), Philipps-Universität Marburg

1989 – 1995 Research assistant ('Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter'), Philipps-Universität Marburg

Visiting Positions held

Sept./Oct. 2015 International Chair 'Empirical Foundations in Linguistics', Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, Université Paris Diderot

Oct. 2011 – March 2012 Visiting professor, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

March – July 2004 Research associate, Department of Linguistics, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA

Oct./Nov. 1998 Visiting scholar, Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Awards and Grants

Research grant DFG-Research Unit 'Spoken Morpholgy', Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (Spokesman: Ingo Plag, October 2015-September 2018, c. 1.450.000 €), including the project 'Morpho-phonetic variation in English', directed by Mirjam Ernestus and Ingo Plag.

Research grant 'The semantics of derivational morphology: A frame-based approach', Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (July 2015-June 2019, c. 450.000 €)

Leonard Bloomfield Book Award 2014 (Linguistic Society of America) for Laurie Bauer, Rochelle Lieber and Ingo Plag. 2013. The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology. Oxford University Press.

Elected Member of Academia Europaea (2013- )

Research grant ‘Spoken Morphology’, c. 136.000 Strategischer Forschungsförderfonds der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (April 2013-March 2015)

Opus-Magnum Award Volkswagenstiftung and Thyssenstiftiung: English Morphology: A Reference Guide to Contemporary English Word Formation and Inflection (October 2011-September 2012, c. 100.000 €)

European Science Foundation Research Network ‘The European Network on Word Structure’ (Principal Investigator with Vito Pirelli, Pisa, and William Marslen-Wilson, Cambridge): 2011-2014, c. 485.000 €.

Research grant ‚Compound stress in English’, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1st Funding period: July 2005 to December 2007, c. 165.000 €
2nd Funding period: May 2008 to May 2011, c. 200.000 €

 

 

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