Education
PhD in Linguistics, Utrecht University, 2015
   Thesis: The sociophonetics and phonology of Dutch r
      Awarded AVT/Anéla Dissertation Prize, for best PhD thesis in Linguistics 2014-15. [Judges’ report (in Dutch)]
      Awarded Academische Jaarprijs, Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde, for best PhD thesis in Dutch linguistics
MA in English Language and Literature (cum laude), University of Leiden (with a specialisation in linguistics), 2001
  Thesis: English [r]-liaison: rule-based theories, Government Phonology and Optimality Theory

Teaching Qualification

BKO (Basiskwalificatie Onderwijs), Utrecht University, 2016
   University Teaching Qualification

Employment

2017– Assistant Professor in English linguistics | Utrecht University, Dept of Languages, Literature and Communication
2011–2017 Lecturer in English language and linguistics | Utrecht University, Dept of Languages, Literature and Communication
2011–2011 Researcher | Meertens Institute, Amsterdam
2009–2010 Lecturer in English linguistics | University of Leiden, LUCL/English Language and Culture
2007–2010 English teacher | Hogeschool Utrecht, Faculty of Education, English programme
2008–2009 Lecturer in English language and linguistics | Utrecht University, Dept Modern Languages
2007–2008 Lecturer in English linguistics | University of Leiden, English Language and Culture
2006–2007 Lecturer in English proficiency | Utrecht University, Institute of Foreign Languages
2005–2006 Lecturer in Dutch linguistics | Utrecht University, Institute of Dutch
2003–2004 Lecturer in English linguistics | University of Leiden, Dept of English
2001–2005 Junior Researcher | Utrecht University, Utrecht institute of Linguistics OTS

Teaching experience

Utrecht University
I’ve been teaching at Utrecht’s English department since 2011, on a range of courses in linguistics and language proficiency. I also taught at Utrecht between 2005 and 2009 on a similar range of courses, also including some in the departments of Linguistics and Dutch.

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Linguistics
The Sound Lab (introduction to phonetics), 1st year BA English, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
Theoretical Foundations (introduction to phonology and syntax), 1st year BA English, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
Encountering World Englishes (sociolinguistics), 2nd year BA English, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
Language Development across the Lifespan (introduction to L1A and L2A), BA English, 2013-14, 2014-15
Prescribing and Describing English (English grammar & historical linguistics), 1st year BA English, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
English Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonology, 2nd year BA English, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Varieties of English, 2nd year BA English, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14
Intercultural communication, 2nd/3rd year BA Languages, 2013-14
Introduction to Phonology and Morphology, 1st year BA Linguistics, 2005-06, 2012-13
Introduction to Linguistics, 1st year BA Modern Languages, 2012-13
Phonology and its Interfaces, 2nd year MA Linguistics, 2008-09
Sounds and Words (Phonology & Morphology), 3rd year BA Dutch, 2005-06
Sounds and Words: Research Project, 3rd year BA Dutch, 2005-06

Language proficiency
Academic English, BA elective course, 2013-14
Academic English, 1st year, BA Liberal Arts & Sciences, UC Utrecht, 2006-07, 2011-12, 2012-13
Accurate English (TV3), 1st year BA Engels, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2008-09
Academic Skills & Practice, 1st year, BA Liberal Arts & Sciences, UC Utrecht, 2011-12, 2012-13
Advanced English for Academic Purposes, BA elective course, 2005-06, 2006-07
English Proficiency for the Social Sciences, BA/MA Social Science elective course, 2011-12
Spoken English (TV2), 1st year BA Engels, 2004-2005, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2011-12, 2012-13
SPS: Academic Writing and Presentation Skills, 1st year BA TCS, 2005-06, 2006-07
Written English (TV1), 1st year BA Engels, 2006-07, 2011-12, 2012-13

University of Leiden
I taught at the Leiden English department for two-and-a-half non-consecutive years between 2003 and 2008 on almost all linguistics courses in the BA programme.

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Linguistics
Advanced English Phonology, 3rd year BA English, 2007-08
Linguistics 1 (phonetics), 1st year BA English, 2003-04, 2007-08
Linguistics 2 (syntax), 1st BA English, 2007-08, 2009-10
Linguistics 3 (phonetics/phonology), 2nd year BA English, 2003-04, 2007-08
Linguistics 4 (phonetics/phonology), 2nd year BA English, 2009-10
Linguistics 5a (phonology), 3rd year BA English, 2009-10
Linguistics 5b (morphology), 3rd year BA English, 2009-10

English language proficiency
Language Acquisition 2B (tv2B), 1st year BA English, 2007-08

Hogeschool Utrecht (HU University of Applied Sciences)
I taught at the HU for three years (2007-2010), on courses in linguistics, English language proficiency and teaching methodology at UG and PG level.

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Linguistics
ATW/TTW: Second Language Acquisition, 1st year MA English, 2008-09, 2009-10
ATW/TTW: Tweede Taalverwerving, 1st year MA Frans/Spaans, 2007-08
Grammar & Phonetics 1/1A, 1st year BA English, 2007-2008, 2008-09, 2009-10
Grammar & Phonetics 1B/2, 1e jaars BA English, 2007-2008, 2008-09, 2009-10
Language Change, 2nd year MA English, 2007-2008, 2009-2010
Linguistics: Theory and Practice, 3rd year BA English, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10

English language proficiency
Finishing Touches (speaking), 3rd year BA English, 2009-10
Listening and Reading, 1st year BA English, 2007-2008, 2008-09
News writing and media literacy, 2nd year BA English, 2007-08
Speaking, 1st year BA English, 2007-08
Speaking & Writing, 1st year BA English, 2008-09, 2009-10
UKOK (writing, speaking), 1st year BA English, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10
UKOK/English Culture (writing, speaking), BA Minor, 2009-10

Teaching methodology
Taalbeurs (introduction to teaching methodology), 1st year BA English, 2009-10

In addition to my teaching duties, which include course design and coordination, I also supervise BA and MA theses on language and linguistics within the departments of English and Linguistics. I’ve also fulfilled a number of administrative roles during my teaching posts. I am currently on the Degree Programme Advisory Committee for English Language and Culture at Utrecht University, an internal board in charge of monitoring the quality of education, processing course evaluations and other student evaluation measures, and advising on the development and implementation of educational policy.

Academic service and memberships

Reviewer for Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, Glossa, Journal of the IPA, Journal of Phonetics, Language and Speech, Linguistics in the Netherlands, and Nederlandse Taalkunde
Reviewer for The future of dialects. Selected papers from Methods XV (Language Science Press, 2016)
Book proposal reviewer for Routledge academic textbooks, 2017; Bloomsbury Publishing, philosophy and linguistics, 2015
Co-organiser of ‘r-atics 5, the fifth international symposium on rhotics, May 2016
Member of the Advisory Board for the Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP13), January 2016
Reviewer for the Old World Conference in Phonology (OCP14), Dusseldorf, 2017
Member of the Association for Laboratory Phonology
Member of AVT (Dutch Linguistics Association)