Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

CV & Research Interests



  • 2004-2007: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Germanistische Linguistik/Englisch
  • 2007: Bachelor of Arts in Germanistische Linguistik

             Bachelor Thesis: On context shift in German discourse particles.

  • 2007-2009: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Linguistik
  • 2009: Master of Arts in Linguistik

             Master Thesis: On the focus sensitivity of sentential adverbs.

  • 2009-2011: Research Assistant "English Linguistics", Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • since Oct 2011: Research Assistant, SFB 632 Informationsstruktur, Project A8




Research Interests

  • Semantics and Pragmatics and their interface

   ... expressive meaning and its formal description

   ... modal particles

   ... context dependency and context shift

   ... common ground management

   ... information structure


  • Discourse Structure

   ... Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST)

   ... annotation of discourse relations in corpora of natural language

   ... discourse coherence