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Prof. Dr. Regine Eckardt

 

 

Affiliation

 

Linguistics Department, Sektion Geisteswissenschaften, University of Konstanz 
78457 Konstanz, Germany

 

 

Academic Background

1984-1991Student of mathematics and linguistics, University of Tübingen and Frankfurt/M.
1991Diploma in Mathematics (equivalent to masters degree)
1996

Dr. phil. (Institut für maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung, University Stuttgart) on the proper ontology of actions and events for natural language analysis.

2003

Habilitation in Historical Semantics (Humboldt University Berlin)

2005

Professor of English / Linguistics, Göttingen

2008

full Professor of English / Linguistics, Göttingen

2015

full Professor of German and General Linguistics, Konstanz

 

Professional career

1992-1994

grant at the Graduiertenkolleg “Grundlagen der maschinellen Sprachverarbeitung”, University of Stuttgart. 

1994-1995

Researcher in the European Research Cluster DYANA

1995-1997

Researcher at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB 282) “Theorie des Lexikons”, Düsseldorf

1997-2003

Researcher at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB 471) “Wandel und Variation im Lexikon”, Konstanz

2003-2005

Assistant Director of ZAS (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie und Universalienforschung) Berlin.

2005-2015

Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, Dept of English, Göttingen, Germany.

2015-current

Professor, Konstanz, Germany

2008

Professorship (W3) offer by Universität des Saarlandes

2010

Professorship offer by NTNU Trondheim

 

Recent Projects (2005-current)

 

  • Questions and Focus. ZAS Project 2005-2008. Co-Leader.

  • Negative Polarity Items. DFG Project, 2009-2012. Leader.

  • Multi-Layered Text Protocol. Courant Center Göttingen, since 2010. Co-Founder and PI.

  • Self-Addressed Questions. Project as part of the DFG Research Cluster Questions at the Interfaces. Konstanz. Leader.