Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

CV

education

04/2012 – 10/2016                   Dr. rer. nat. (PhD equivalent)

   Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology,

   University of Hamburg

     Dissertation: Neural Plasticity in Auditory and

     Visual Cortices as a

     Result of Congenital Deafness: Visual, Tactile,

     and Crossmodal Processing

     Advisor: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Röder

     (Magna Cum Laude)

           

04/2012 – 01/2014                   Psychology Curriculum for graduate students, University of Hamburg

 

10/2004 09/2011                   Magister Artium (M.A.), University of Hamburg

      Sign Languages (major), Economics (minor)

 

09/2001 – 01/2004                   Bookselling apprenticeship, Buchhandlung Fiehland, Kaltenkirchen

           

appointments

since 04/2020                           Assistant professor of Sign Languages

    Institute for Rehabilitation Sciences, Humboldt-

    University of Berlin

 

10/2018–09/2019                     Visiting professor

     Institute for German Sign Language, University

     of Hamburg

 

10/2016 – 08/2018                  Postdoctoral Associate & Visiting Researcher

 Mayberry Laboratory for Multimodal Language Development

     Department of Linguistics, University of

     California, San Diego

     Research project: The critical period and

     neurolinguistic processing

     Principal investigators: Prof. Dr. Rachel. 

     Mayberry, Prof. Dr. Eric Halgren

 

01/2012 – 10/2016                   Scientific Staff

  Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology,

  University of Hamburg

   Research project: Critical Brain Changes

     Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Röder

 

04/2008 – 08/2009                  Student assistant

     Institute for German Sign Language, University

     of Hamburg

     Research project: Bilingual and bimodal access

     to the lexicon

                                                   Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Christian

 Rathmann

 

08/2008 – 10/2008                   Research internship (psycholinguistics)

     Department of Linguistics, University of New

     Mexico

     Research project: Cross-language activation in

     ASL-English bilinguals

     Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Jill P.    

     Morford                          

 

08/2007 – 12/2007                   Visiting Scholar

     Department of Linguistics, University of New

     Mexico

     Research project: Cross-language activation in

     ASL-English bilinguals

                                                              Principal investigator: Prof. Dr. Jill P. Morford