Nicole Dehé
last updated: 7 June 2017 by Nicole Dehé

* 12 September, Essen , Germany

Academic Degrees

me celebrating

Leipzig
5 December 2001
(doctoral defense)

June 2009 Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin
Venia legendi: Allgemeine und Anglistische Sprachwissenschaft (General and English Linguistics)
January 2002 Dr. phil. (summa cum laude), Linguistics, University of Leipzig

Dissertation title: Syntactic, Phonological and Information Structural Aspects of Particle Verbs in English
Supervisors: Prof Dr Susan Olsen (University of Leipzig), Prof Dr Angela Friederici (MPI for Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig)
April 1998
M.A., English Philology and History, University of Göttingen
Master's thesis: Prepositional Phrases within the Minimalist Framework: A Classification
Supervisors: Prof Dr Thomas Gardner, Prof Dr Hero Janßen
 
Research profile
Current research focuses mainly on Icelandic intonation (question intonation in particular) and the syntax-prosody interface in Icelandic, the syntax and prosody of North American Icelandic ('heritage Icelandic'), and the prosody of rhetorical questions (and related utterance types; currently German, English and Icelandic).
(click here for publications; click here for funded research projects)
 
Academic Education
May 1998-April 2001
Member of the Graduate Program in Linguistics (Universality and Diversity: Linguistic Structures and Processes)
University of Leipzig (Germany)
31 May 2001 submission of Doctoral thesis; 5 Dec 2001 doctoral defense
April 1992-April 1998
Magister Artium: English Linguistics and Literature, and History
University of Göttingen (Germany)
On leave 5 months in 1994 to work in a home for people with disabilities in Essex, UK.



Academic Career

2017 --Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, School of Humanities, University of Iceland
Oct 2015 -- Vice Rector for Internationalisation and Equal Opportunities, University of Konstanz
April 2010 -- Professor (W3) of General Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz Konstanz, 20 dec 2010, inaugural lecture

Konstanz
20 December 2010
(inaugural lecture)






Antrittsvorlesung (Inaugural lecture): Jólasveinarnir, Vokalverschwinden und andere Akzente: ein vorweihnachtlich-linguistischer Blick auf das Isländische. Montag, 20. Dezember 2010.
Oct 2005 - Mar 2010 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Lecturer in English Linguistics), Freie Universität BerlinInstitut für Englische Philologie
Apr 2008 - Sept 2008 Replacement professor (W3) of Theoretical Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz
Oct 2006 - Mar 2007
Replacement professor (W3) of English and General Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz
Oct 2003 - Sept 2005
Honorary Research Fellow, University College London , Department of Phonetics and Linguistics;
funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (24 months research grant DE-876)
Nov 2002 - May 2003 Postdoctoral Researcher, Humboldt University at Berlin , English and American Studies Department
Project: Particle Verb Formation in German and English ; Chair: Prof. Dr. Susan Olsen;
Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG )
Jan 2002 - Oct 2002 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Lecturer in English Linguistics), Universität Braunschweig, English Department
May 2001 - Dec 2001 Postdoctoral Researcher, Universität Leipzig, English Department
Project: Particle Verb Formation in German and English ; Chair: Prof. Dr. Susan Olsen;
Funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
April 1995 - April 1998 Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant for Lectures on Syntax and Morphology, University of Göttingen , English Department (Linguistics)


Awards and Grants
Oct - Dec 2013 Snorri Sturluson Fellowship, Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, University of Iceland
Oct 2003 - Sept 2005
Individual research grant, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (approx. 60.000 €)

May 1998 - April 2001 Doctoral fellowship as a member of the graduate program Universality and Diversity: Linguistic Structures and Processes
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)




Offices in learned societies

March 2009 - March 2012 Executive Committee Member (Membership secretary), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (German Linguistics Society; DGfS)
Feb 2007 - Mar 2009 Elected member of the Advisory Board of the DGfS
 
Conference and workshop organisation
December 2016 With Ingo Feldhausen (Frankfurt) and Maria del Mar Vanrell (FU Berlin): Workshop Syntax meets Prosody; Part of the conference Going Romance 2016, 10 Dec 2016, University of Frankfurt/Main
Februar 2016 With Janet Grijzenhout and the organistion team at Konstanz University, Dept of Linguistics: 38th Annual Conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS), 24-26 Feb 2016, University of Konstanz
March 2015 With Daniela Wochner, Bettina Braun (University of Konstanz), Hubert Truckenbrodt, Beste Kamali (ZAS Berlin)
Co-Organisation and Co-Chairing of a Workshop on The prosody and meaning of (non-)canonical questions across languages
37th Annual Meeting of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS) hosted by the University of Leipzig
October 2014 With Bettina Braun, Muna Pohl, Jana Schlegel, Daniela Wochner, Katharina Zahner (Konstanz)
10. Tagung Phonetik und Phonologie im deutschsprachigen Raum,
9-10 October 2014, University of Konstanz 
April 2012 With Michael Schäfer (Freiburg) and Allison Wetterlin (Oxford)
Theme session on West Nordic Prosody
11th International Conference of Nordic and General Linguistics, 18-20 April 2012, Freiburg University, Germany
September 2010
With Uli Reich (FU Berlin)
Thematic Session on Contrastive Intonation
6th International Contrastive Linguistics Conference (ICLC 6), 30 Sep-2 Oct 2010, FU Berlin, Germany
June 2008 With Laura Downing (ZAS Berlin), Shin Ishihara (Potsdam), Ingo Feldhausen (Potsdam) and Franziska Scholz (ZAS Berlin)
Co-Organiser of the 2nd Phonology-Syntax Workshop (PSI 2)
13-14 June 2008, ZAS Berlin
July 2007 With Dagmar Barth-Weingarten (Potsdam) and Anne Wichmann (U Central Lancashire)
Panel on Prosody and Pragmatics in Spoken Language Corpora
10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, 8-13 July 2007

February 2006

With Yordanka Kavalova (University College London)
Co-Organisation and Co-Chairing of a Workshop on Parenthetical Constructions
28th Annual Meeting of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS) hosted by the University of Bielefeld

March 2000 With Anja Wanner (Madison-Wisconsin)
Co-Organisation and Co-Chairing of a Workshop on Semantically Complex Verbs and their Argument Structure
22nd Annual Meeting of the German Linguistics Society (DGfS) hosted by the University of Marburg

February 2000 With Andrew McIntyre and Silke Urban (Leipzig)
Co-Organisation and Co-chairing of an International Workshop on Particle Verbs
University of Leipzig and MPI of Cognitive Neuroscience

1998-2001 Co-organiser of Colloquia and Seminars in Linguistics at the University of Leipzig
 
Membership
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS)
Íslenska málfræðifélagið (Icelandic Linguistic Society)
Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB)

Linguistic Society of America (LSA)
Nordic Association of Linguists (NAL)
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