Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013–2016 Habilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Finno-Ugric linguistics
2004–2008Ph.D., University of Tartu, Estonian linguistics
2000–2003M.A., University of Tartu, Estonian linguistics
1995–2000  B.A., University of Tartu, Estonian as a foreign language / Finno-Ugric linguistics


Academic positions

since May 2017 Research associate at the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, Regensburg
2013–2016Postdoctoral fellow at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich / University  of Regensburg (An Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments)
2004–2013Researcher at the Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics, University of Tartu
2003–2004Specialist of study at the Department of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics, University of Tartu

 

Scholarships

2011–2013Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Institute for Slavic Studies, University of Regensburg
2005–2006

Government of Flanders Scholarship for Doctoral Students, Center for Grammar, Cognition and Typology, University of Antwerp

2002–2003Student grant provided by Soros Supplementary Grant Programme
2000–2001Student grant provided by Soros Supplementary Grant Programme
1997–1998Exchange student at the University of Oulu, Finland

 

Languages

Bulgarian native
Estoniannear-native
Finnish  very good
Englishvery good
Germanvery good
Russianvery good
Hungarianpassive
Latvian passive