Research assistant and PostDoc at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Dep. Anglistik and Amerikanistik, Historical Linguistics and Medieval Literature), an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow; in 2015 defended the doctoral thesis ‘Diachronic development of English imitative vocabulary’ at the University of St. Petersburg; in 2017/18 studied Icelandic as a second language and Old Norse at the University of Iceland; author of the ‘Dictionary of English imitative words on historical principles’; the author and the chief coordinator of the Iconicity Atlas Project (http://www.iconicity-atlas.com).
Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichInterests –
etymology, iconicity, onomatopoeia, Germanic languages, historical-comparative linguistics, language universals, typology, psycholinguistics
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