Heike Behrens#

Email:heike.behrens 'at' unibas.ch
Membership Number:4845
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:hbehrens
Elected:2018
Homepage: https://germanistik.philhist.unibas.ch/de/personen/heike-behrens


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 - now Full professor of Cognitive Linguistics and Language Acquisition Research. University of Basel (joint affiliation in the German and English department)
  • 2002 - 2005 Full Professor for German Linguistics at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • 1998 - 2002 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Scientific Associate), Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
  • 1996 - 1998 Wissenschaftliche Assistentin C1 (Scientific Associate) German Seminar, University of Cologne
  • 1995 - 1996 Visiting Scholar (DFG Research Fellowship), Institute for Human Development, UC Berkeley
  • 1993 - 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
  • 1989 - 1982 PhD Fellowship, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
  • 1987 - 1989 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Scientific Associate), Department Psychology, TU Braunschweig

Fields of Scholarship
  • Language acquisition
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sensory semantics
  • Frequency effects in language
  • German linguistics
  • English linguistics

Honours and Awards


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