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Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor (wissenschaftliche Assistenz)

Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Belfortstraße 18

79085 Freiburg im Breisgau

EMail: becker.linguistics(at)

Telephone: +49761 203 3166


Consultation hour: by arrangement


since 09/2020 Assistant Professor (akademische Rätin), Chair fo General Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Freiburg
2018-08/2020 Post-doc (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Chair of Language and Cognition, Department of English and American Studies, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
2018 Post-doc (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Department of Romance Studies, SFB “Prominence in Language”, University of Cologne, Germany



PhD Program in Theoretical Linguistics, Graduate School “Interaction of Grammatical Building Blocks”, University of Leipzig, Germany
Thesis: Articles in the world’s languages
Supervisors: Prof. Martin Haspelmath, Prof. Barbara Stiebels


MA Program in General Linguistics, University of Mainz, Germany
Thesis: Hungarian and Russian preverbs and their contribution to aspectual meaning
Supervisors: Prof. Björn Wiemer, Prof. László Károly


Research stay, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia


BA Program in General Linguistics & Portugese, University of Mainz, Germany
Thesis: Hungarian preverbs and their functioning
Supervisor: Prof. Walter Bisang


Erasmus program, Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal


Summer term 2020 Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg:
Introduction to English Linguistics II (Aufbaukurs)
Extra-linguistic factors that shape grammar (Proseminar)
Ultimate attainment in SLA. A practical class introducing R in psycholinguistics (Übung)
Winter term 2019/20 Introduction to English Linguistics I (Einführungskurs)
Functional and diachronic motivations in language typology (Proseminar)
The influence of written and spoken modalities on language (Übung)
Summer term 2019 Introduction to English Linguistics II (Aufbaukurs)
English-based pidgins and creoles (Proseminar)
Automatic and controlled processes in language use. Designing a psycholinguistic experiment (Übung)
Summer term 2017

Institut für Linguistik, Universität Leipzig:
The structure of Hungarian (Seminar)

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