May 2022: Habilitation in English and General Linguistics, Humboldt University of Berlin
Habilitation thesis: Compositional Structure and Idiosyncrasy in Nominalizations
Public lecture: The L2-Acquisition of the Present Perfect in English
Reviewers: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Artemis Alexiadou, Prof. Dr. Markus Egg, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Demske
Nov. 2009: PhD in General Linguistics, University of Tübingen
Dissertation: Negative Concord with Negative Quantifiers: A Polyadic Quantifier Approach to Romanian Negative Concord
Advisors: Apl. Prof. Dr. Frank Richter and Prof. Dr. Erhard Hinrichs
June 2002: MA Degree in Theoretical Linguistics (2 semesters), University of Bucharest
MA Thesis: A Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar Account for Romanian Free Relative Clauses
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Emil Ionescu
June 2000: BA Degree in Romanian and English Language and Literature (Teaching module, 8 semesters), University of Bucharest
BA Thesis: Remarks on Free Relative Clauses in English and Romanian
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Alexandra Cornilescu
Oct. 2022 - present: Substitute professor, English Linguistics, Department of English and American Studies, Humboldt University of Berlin.
March 2023: Two-week research stay at the Department of English and German Philology, University of Granada, Spain.
April 2022 - Sep. 2022: Researcher, Institute for German Linguistics, Department of History and Variation of German, University of Potsdam. Research funded by a Postdoc Network Brandenburg Individual Grant for the project Lexical Realizations and Functions of D: The View from Deverbal Nominalizations.
2018 - 2022: Principal investigator and researcher in the DFG-Project Zero-derived Nouns and Deverbal Nominalization: An Empirically-oriented Perspective, Institute for English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart.
March 2020: One-week research stay at the Department of Linguistics, Yale University, USA.
2007 - 2018: Researcher (and lecturer), Institute for English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart: Project B1, The Form and Interpretation of Derived Nominals, within the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 732 Incremental Specification in Context.
March - April 2017: Five-week research stay at the Department of Culture and Civilization, University of Verona, Italy.
March - April 2016: Six-week research stay at the Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
2006 - 2007: Research assistant at the Institute for English Linguistics and SFB 732, University of Stuttgart.
2002 - 2006: Research assistant at the Department of Linguistics, University of Tübingen.