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General Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
D-50923 Cologne

Tel: +49-221-470-4109
Fax: +49-221-470-5947


E-Mail: sonja.riesberg(at)

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence for „The Dynamics of Language“, The Australian National University
Since 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the research project „Prominence Related Structures in Austronesian Symmetrical Voice Languages“, SFB 1252 Prominence in Language, Universität zu Köln
Since 2011 Research fellow, DoBeS project „Documentation Summits in the Central Mountains of Papua“, Universität zu Köln
2008-2011 PhD, Graduate School Empirical and Applied Linguistics, Universität Münster.
2008-2011 Research fellow, DoBeS project „Documenting Totoli“, Universität Münster
2006-2008 M.A. in Linguistics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
2002-2006 B.A. in English and Linguistics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum