Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2015 Habil in Language Typology, University of Mainz, Germany.
  • 2003 Ph.D. in Comparative Linguistics, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
  • 1998 M.A. in Korean Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
  • 1996 M.A. in Japanese Studies, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium.

 

Academic employment

  • 2015 onwards: W2 professor and research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena
  • 2014-2015: Associate Professor in Japanese Linguistics at Leiden University.
  • 2010-2014: DFG research project leader, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • 2009- 2011 Catholic University Leuven, (Belgium): Return mandate for researchers abroad from the Belgian Federal Government
  • 2007-2008 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany): Interim Professorship General Linguistics
  • 2006-2007 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany): Postdoctoral Av Humboldt Research Fellow and Lecturer
  • 2004-2005 University of Tokyo (Japan): Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • 1998- 2003 Leiden University (the Netherlands): Teaching and Research Assistant

 

Teaching

  • 2009-2010-2011 Catholic University Leuven (Belgium). Vergelijkende Taalkunde [Comparative Linguistics] Vergelijkende Taalkunde van het Japans [Comparative linguistics of Japanese] Inleiding tot de Linguïstiek van het Japans [Introduction to Japanese linguistics] Teamteaching Japanse Kultuurkunde [Japanese cultural studies]
  • 2009 Lessius Institute, Antwerpen (Belgium), Summer school. Contrastieve stylistiek van het Nederlands en het Japans. [Contrastive Stylistics of Dutch and Japanese]
  • 2007-2008 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany). Vorlesung Typologie und Genealogie der Transeurasiatischen Sprachen Seminar Historisch Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft Proseminar Strukturkurs Japanisch Proseminar Strukturkurs Koreanisch Seminar Einführung in die kritische Altaistik
  • 2004-2005 University of Tokyo (Japan). Lecture Series The Japanese affiliation debate