Prof Eva Schultze-Berndt

Professor of Linguistics

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since April 2007:  Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and English Language, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester

2004–2007: Professor of Linguistics at the University of Graz, Austria

2003–2004: Lecturer in Language Documentation and Description; Linguistics; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK

2002–2003: Postdoctoral Fellow in Linguistics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

1999–2001: Postdoctoral Fellow in Linguistics at the University of Bochum, Germany

2000: PhD in Linguistics, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Distinction)

1999: Grantee of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Studies (AIATSIS), 3 months

1995–1998: PhD Fellowship with the Language and Cognition group at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

1992–1994: Research Associate, University of Bielefeld, Germany

1992: MA in Linguistics, Phonetics and Musicology, University of Cologne, Germany (Distinction) 

Between 1993 and present, I have spent approximately 40 months doing fieldwork on Jaminjung, Ngaliwurru, Ngarinyman and Kriol in Northern Australia.

I am a member of the editorial boards of the journals Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung (STUF) and of the book series "Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory" (Oxford University Press).

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 2000 - Doctor of Philosophy, Simple and Complex Verbs in Jaminjung. A study of event categorisation in an Australian language, Radboud University Nijmegen

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