PD Dr. Marzena Zygis
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Curriculum Vitae

Education and degrees:

08/03/2014

Postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) in Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan

07/02/2007

Postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) in General Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonology, Department of German Language and Linguistics, Humboldt University, Berlin

5/07/1999

Dr. phil. in Germanic Linguistics ("summa cum laude"), Humboldt University, Berlin

06/1997 - 08/1997

Studies and research at Cornell University and University of Massachusetts, USA

04/1996 - 03/1999

Post-graduate programme 'Economy and complexity in language', Humboldt University, Berlin and Potsdam University.

20/12/1995

M.A. degree in Germanic Linguistics, Italian and German as a Foreign Language, Humboldt University, Berlin

09/1993 - 01/1994

M.A. studies at Università degli Studi di Pisa (Erasmus programme)

07/1992

B.A. degree in Germanic Linguistics, Italian and German as a Foreign Language, Humboldt University, Berlin

Academic/visiting research positions:

08.2019

Visiting scholar at Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ

03/2014 - 07/2014

Visiting research fellow at the University of Kent, UK

01/2000 - present

Researcher at the Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin

02/2007 - present

Lecturer at Humboldt University, Berlin

Grants/scholarships:

03 - 07/2014

Visiting scholar bursary for partial funding of research stay at University of Kent, UK

1997

German Science Foundation (DfG) grant for attending the Linguistic Institute of the Linguistic Society of America at Cornell University, USA

1993 - 1994

DfG scholarship for Ph.D. studies, Postgraduate Colleague at Humboldt University in Berlin and Potsdam University

1996 - 1999

Erasmus grant for studies at Università degli Studi di Pisa

1990 - 1995

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship for studies at Humboldt University in Berlin

1990 - 1995

Scholarship from the Polish Republic (bilateral Polish-German agreement) for studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin

Participation in research projects at the Leibniz-Centre for General Linguistics, Berlin:

2013 - 2019

Constituent-related Phenomena of Spoken Language funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

2008 - 2012

Boundary Phenomena in Speech funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research

2006 - 2007

The Role of Perception in Phonology funded by German Research Foundation

2003 - 2005

Manner Alternations in Phonology funded by German Research Foundation

2000 - 2002

Phonological Word funded by German Research Foundation

2000

Neutralisations funded by German Research Foundation

Principal Investigator of the following projects:

2019-2020

Perception and Processing of Foreign Accent from a German-Polish Perspective (with Joanna Blaszczak); Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

2020-2022

Audio-visual prosody of (semi-)whispered speech (PROSPER); Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

2020-2023

Grammatical tinnitus and its role in the perception of foreign accent in a Polish-German context (with Joanna Blaszczak); Deutsch-Polnische Wissenschaftsstiftung (DWPS)

Other projects to which I was invited to co-operate:

2009 - 2011

Articulatory and Perceptual Mechanisms of Sound Change (part I) funded by Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation; PI: Prof. Daniel Recasens, Autonomous University of Barcelona

2006 - 2009

Articulatory and Perceptual Factors Involved in Phonetic and Phonological Sound Change (part II) funded by Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation; PI: Prof. Daniel Recasens, Autonomous University of Barcelona

02/1996 - 03/1996

Development of an Audio-Visual Telephone for Hearing-Impaired People funded by EU, TIDE agreement; PI: Dr Hans-Heinrich Bothe, the Technical University, Berlin

Editorial work:

2020 - present

Associate Editor of Journal of the International Phonetic Association since 2020

2020 - present

Member of a Reviewer Bord of Languages since 2020

2020 - present

Member of an Advisory Board of Logopedia since 2021

Ad-hoc reviewer for:

 

Journal of Phonetics, Language, Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Phonology, Phonetica, Journal of Germanic Linguistics, Journal of East Asian Linguistics, Folia Linguistica, Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics

Ad-hoc reviewer of grants submitted to:

 

Narodowe Centrum Nauki (National Science Centre, NCN, Poland)

 

National Science Foundation (USA) Humboldt Stiftung (Humboldt Foundation, Germany)

Member of scientific committees of the following conferences (on a regular base):

 

International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS)

 

Conference of Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon)

 

International Speech Production Seminar (ISSP)

 

Phonetics & Phonology of Iberia (PAPI)

 

Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM)

 

Speech Prosody

Member of the following associations:

 

German Linguistic Association since 2000

 

International Phonetic Association since 2004

 

Association for Laboratory Phonology since 2010

 

Polish Phonetic Association since 2013

 

Acoustical Society of America since 2014

Participation in linguistic schools:

25/06 - 13/07/2001

Linguistic Institute of the Linguistic Society of America, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

19/01 - 23/01/1998

Landelijke Onderzoeksschool Taalwetenschap (LOT) Winter School, University of Leiden, Holland

23/06 - 1/08/1997

Linguistic Institute of the Linguistic Society of America, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

5 - 23/08/1996

3rd Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar, Palacký University, Olomouc, the Czech Republik

31/07 - 17/08/1995

2nd Central European Summer School in Generative Syntax, Palacký University, Olomouc, the Czech Republik