Gisella Ferraresi

Curriculum Vitae

1. Education

2008    Habilitation University of Dortmund (Germany)
Habilitation thesis: “Adverbial connectives in synchrony, diachrony and L2-acquisition”, Heidelberg: Winter Verlag (to appear)
Supervisors: Ludger Hoffmann, Helmut Weiß

1997    PhD, Dept. of German Linguistics, University of Stuttgart (Germany)
PhD thesis: “Word order and phrase structure in Gothic”, Leuven: Peeters (2005)
Supervisors: Hubert Haider, Ian Roberts, Giuseppe Longobardi

1992    Master degree in German and General Linguistics, University of Venice (Italy)
Supervisor: Giuseppe Longobardi

2. Academic Positions

2011-present    Professor at the Department of German Linguistics, University of Bamberg

2007-2011    Researcher and lecturer at the Department of German, University of Frankfurt

2002-2007    Researcher and lecturer at the Department of German, University of Hanover

2000-2002    Research assistant at the Research Centre SFB 538 “Mehrsprachigkeit” (Multilingualism), University of Hamburg

3. Research interests

Multilingualism and second language acquisition, language contact and change, historical syntax, German as a Foreign Language