Education and positions

since 07/2020Project leader (PI) in the SNF-funded project "My child speaks Balkan-slang" (SPARK)
since 2019Eurodoc Open Science Ambassador (see
2018-2020CAS Hochschuldidaktik, Center of Further Education, University of Zürich
2018-2019Post-doc in the SNF project Prepositional complementation across time and space
2018-2019Teaching Associate at the Institute of Language Competence, ZHAW Winterthur, Switzerland
02/2018-06/2020Senior Research and Teaching Associate, Englisches Seminar, University of Zurich (Oberassistenz)
since 11/2018SNF Open Access Ambassador
02/2014-01/2018PhD fellow in Linguistics
Research Group: Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Supervisors: Prof Benedikt Szmrecsanyi / Prof Marianne Hundt / Dr Jason Grafmiller
Title: Regional variation in probabilistic grammars - A multifactorial study of the English dative alternation
09/2016-01/2017Research stay at the University of Toronto (Canada)
Working title of project: Particle placement in Ontario English
Supervisor: Prof Sali A. Tagliamonte
10/2013-01/2014College Teacher at Kantonsschule Ausserschwyz (Switzerland)
08/2011-01/2014Independent research project
Working title: Syntactic weight as a determinant of grammatical variation in British and American English
Supervisor: Prof Marianne Hundt, English Department, University of Zurich
09/2010-12/2010Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Manchester (UK) & data acquisition for ARCHER 3.2
Supervisor: Prof David Denison
07/2010Fieldwork in Suva (Fiji): data acquisition for ICE-Fiji (PI: Marianne Hundt, University of Zurich)
02/2009-07/2011Master of Arts / Postgraduate Studies, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
09/2005-07/2008Bachelor of Arts / Undergraduate Studies, University of Basel (Switzerland)