Curriculum vitae

since 01.10.2004Poznań, Poland

Professor of Latvian philology at the Institute of Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland (AMU);
2005-2012 Head of the Department of Baltic Languages of the Institute of Linguistics

2001-2004 – Riga, Latvia

Lecturing at the University of Latvia; Developing of teaching materials for Latvian as a second language; Teacher training

1995-2001 – Kiel, Germany

Assistant professor (Wissenschaftliche Assistentin) at the Institute of General and Comparative Linguistics at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Academic grades and titles
Tytuł profesora nauk humanystycznych, June 2015
Habilitation, grade „Dr. phil. habil.”; Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, 28.11.2001
Thesis: Wortarten und Pronomina. Studien zur lettischen Grammatik
Promotion, grade „Dr. phil.”; Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, 02.02.1994
Thesis: Möglichkeiten und Mechanismen kontaktbewegten Sprachwandels. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Finnischen

Academic education
1989 – 1994 Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany (graduate and PhD studies)
1983 – 1989 Universität Hamburg, Germany (undergraduate and graduate studies)
Major: General linguistics, minors: Russian philology, computer sciences

Languages
native: German
4 skills: English, Latvian, Polish, French
good receptive skills: Russian, Finnish, Swedish, Latgalian
reading knowledge: Lithuanian, Estonian, other European languages