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Department of Linguistics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig
Germany


phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 300
fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

born in Aachen/Germany, 1962

Education

1991

Ph.D. in Romance Philology (University of Freiburg/Breisgau, Germany)

1988 

M.A. in Romance Philogogy, Linguistics (University/Freiburg)

1983/84

Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service (Université de Poitiers, France)

1981 - 1983

Romance Philology, Slavic Philology, Linguistics (University of Bonn)

Positions held

2011 -

Research fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig)

2008 - 2011

Research position in project "Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures" financed by the DFG (German Science Foundation)

2003 - 2008

Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)

2000 - 2003

Maternal leave

1998 - 2000

Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (Germany)

1991 - 1998

Assistant professor, Romance Philology Department, University of Bamberg (Germany)

Fieldwork

1989, 1992, 2002, 2010

Seychelles Creole, a French-based Creole of the Indian Ocean

Teaching

2010

Course at the DGfS-CNRS Summer School on Linguistic Typology ("Creole Languages in a world-wide perspective")

2006, 2008 

Course at the Leipzig Spring School ("Substrates and Superstrates in Creole Languages")

1990 - 1997

Undergraduate courses taught at the universities of Freiburg and Bamberg:
Creole linguistics
Romance linguistics (French and Italian)
Universals and typology
Language change