Dagmar Divjak#


Dagmar Divjak
Membership Number:5400
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Elected:2020
ORCID:0000-0001-6825-8508
Twitter:@dagmardivjak
Homepage: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/dagmardivjak



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019 - present Professorial Research Fellow in Cognitive Linguistics and Language Cognition, Departments of Modern Languages & Department of English & Linguistics, University of Birmingham, UK
  • 2006 - 2019 School of Languages & Cultures, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Chair (2018-2019)
    • Reader (2012-2017)
    • Senior Lecturer (2011)
    • Lecturer (2006-2010)
  • Two career breaks for maternity leave (2008 - 6 months, 2011 - 9 months)
  • 2005 - 2006 Postdoctoral research fellow, Research Foundation (K.U.Leuven, Belgium)
  • 2004 - 2005 Postdoctoral research fellow, BAEF Francqui Fellow (UNC-CH, USA)
  • 2000 - 2004 Doctoral research fellow, Research Foundation (K.U.Leuven, Belgium)
  • 1998 - 2000 Assisting Academic Staff, Dept. Oriental & Slavic Studies, K.U.Leuven, Belgium

Fields of Scholarship
  • Usage-based linguistics
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Experimental linguistics
  • Language learning
  • Lexical semantics
  • Syntax
  • Morpho-syntax

Honours and Awards
  • 2017 Research Leadership Award from The Leverhulme Trust (equivalent to an ERC starter/consolidator grant, "creates an opportunity for the development and demonstration of research leadership; that is, for the direction of a modest team or group, whose research may significantly change the established landscape in a particular field of inquiry")
  • 2015 British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship ("to support outstanding individual researchers with excellent research proposals, and to promote public understanding and engagement with humanities and social sciences")
  • 2014 - 2017 President of the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association
  • 2010 - 2014 Vice-president of the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association
  • 1999 Kardinaal Willebrands Award (K.U.Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

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