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, PDF)]
      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, 2013-2021
Foundations of English Linguistics (introduction to phonology and syntax), 1st year BA English, 2013-2021
Sociolinguistics of Englishes, 2nd/3rd year BA English, 2018-2021
English in Europe and Asia (sociolinguistics), 2nd/3rd year BA English, 2018-2021
Encountering World Englishes (sociolinguistics), 2nd/3rd year BA English, 2014-2018
Prescribing and Describing English (varieties of English, historical linguistics), 1st year BA English, 2013-2018
Language Development across the Lifespan (introduction to L1A and L2A), BA English, 2013-2015
English Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonology, 2nd year BA English, 2011-2014
Varieties of English, 2nd year BA English, 2011-2014
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, 2011-2013
Academic Skills & Practice, 1st year, BA Liberal Arts & Sciences, UC Utrecht, 2011-2013
Accurate English (TV3), 1st year BA Engels, 2005-2007, 2008-09
Advanced English for Academic Purposes, BA elective course, 2005-2007
English Proficiency for the Social Sciences, BA/MA Social Science elective course, 2011-12
Spoken English (TV2), 1st year BA Engels, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2011-2013
SPS: Academic Writing and Presentation Skills, 1st year BA TCS, 2005-2007
Written English (TV1), 1st year BA Engels, 2006-07, 2011-2013

University of Leiden
I taught at the Leiden English department for two-and-a-half non-consecutive years between 2003 and 2010 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, 2008-2010
ATW/TTW: Tweede Taalverwerving, 1st year MA Frans/Spaans, 2007-08
Grammar & Phonetics 1/1A, 1st year BA English, 2007-2010
Grammar & Phonetics 1B/2, 1e jaars BA English, 2007-2010
Language Change, 2nd year MA English, 2007-2008, 2009-2010
Linguistics: Theory and Practice, 3rd year BA English, 2007-2010

English language proficiency
Finishing Touches (speaking), 3rd year BA English, 2009-10
Listening and Reading, 1st year BA English, 2007-2009
News writing and media literacy, 2nd year BA English, 2007-08
Speaking, 1st year BA English, 2007-08
Speaking & Writing, 1st year BA English, 2008-2010
UKOK (writing, speaking), 1st year BA English, 2007-2010
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 am currently coordinator of the English Language and Culture BA programme, a role I share with my colleague Anna Poletti. I’m also on the Faculty Ethics Assessment Committee, and the school-wide Library Committee for language and linguistics.

Academic service and memberships

Journal peer reviewer: Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics; Glossa; Isogloss; Journal of the Acoustical Society of America; Journal of the IPA; Journal of Phonetics; Language and Speech; Language Dynamics and Change; Linguistics in the Netherlands; Nederlandse Taalkunde.
Chapter peer reviewer: The future of dialects. Selected papers from Methods XV (Language Science Press, 2016)
Book proposal reviewer: Routledge academic textbooks, 2017; Bloomsbury Publishing, philosophy and linguistics, 2015
Conference board member/reviewer: International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences, 2019; Laboratory Phonology, 2020; Manchester Phonology Meeting, 2019-; Old World Conference in Phonology, 2016-2019.
Co-organiser of Sociolinguistics Circle 2019, April 2019, Utrecht; ‘r-atics 5, the fifth international symposium on rhotics, May 2016, Leeuwarden.
Member of the Association for Laboratory Phonology
Member of AVT (Dutch Linguistics Association)