• Replacement professorship (Vertretungsprofessur) in General Linguistics, Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • since 10/2014 research fellow ('Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin') at the Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), (Project SIGames)
  • 10/2011 - 9/2014 doctoral researcher ('Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin') at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, SFB 632 Information Structure   
  • 02/2014 - 04/2014 visiting scholar at Macquarie University Sydney (ARC Centre of Excellence for Cognition and its Disorders), under supervision of Stephen Crain
  • 4/2011 - 9/2011 research fellow ('Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin') at the Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (Projekt VAAG)



  • 10/2011 - 1/2015 PhD in Linguistics (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), summa cum laude, superivors: Katharina Spalek and Manfred Krifka, other committee members:  Hubert Truckenbrodt, Andreas Haida, Manfred Stede und Isabell Wartenburger
  • 08/14 European Summer School of Language, Logic and Computation (ESSLLI) , 11.08.-22.8.2014, University of Tübingen.
  • 10/08 - 01/11 Master in Linguistics (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • 10/05 - 07/08 Bachelor in French and English (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)


Awards and Fellowships

  • 2018-2020 Short term collaboration grant “Free choice, inclusion and redundant material”, collaboration with Jacopo Romoli (Ulster) and Paolo Santorio (UCSD), DFG (
  • 2018-2020 Short term collaboration grant “Predicting scalar diversity in a Bayesian model of pragmatic inference with lexical uncertainty”, collaboration with Richard Breheny (UCL), Chao Sun (ZAS) and Anton Benz (ZAS), DFG (
  • 07/2017 co-written project proposal “Experimental game theory and scalar implicatures: Investigating contextual factors and different scales”, PI: Anton Benz, DFG (
  • since 01/2015 short term collaboration grant “The Impact of the Question Under Discussion (QUD) on embedded implicatures”, collaboration with Noah Goodman and Judith Degen (Stanford), research stay at Stanford University in March 2018, DFG (
  • 7/15-7/16 Post-doctoral fellowship SIAS Summer Institute “The Investigation of Linguistic Meaning: In the Armchair, in the Field, and in the Lab”, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Humanities Center
  • 05/16 Workshop grant “Rationality, probability and pragmatics”, together with Anton Benz, Michael Franke, Uli Sauerland and Niki Pfeiffer, DFG (
  • 06/16 Workshop grant “Disjunction Days: Theoretical and experimental perspectives on disjunction”, together with Uli Sauerland and Maribel Romero, DFG (
  • 07/15 Workshop grant “Formal and experimental pragmatics: Methodological issues of a nascent liaison”, together with Anton Benz, Judith Degen, Michael Franke and Anthea Scholler, DFG (
  • 02/14 DAAD Scholarship for 3 months research stay at the Center for Cognition and its Disorders, Macquarie University
  • 10/13 Award for best poster at PhD Day, Institute for German Language and Linguistics (HU)
  • 09/13 Nomination for AMLaP 2013 Award for excellent research headed by a PhD student