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Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse
Grabengasse 1
69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 54-19006
Fax +49 6221 54-19009
busse@rektorat.uni-heidelberg.de

 
Personal Aide

Associate Professor Dr. Bernd Hirsch
Phone +49 6221 54-3023
bernd.hirsch@rektorat.uni-heidelberg.de

 
Address of Department

Department of English
Kettengasse 12
69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 (6221) 54-3083
Fax +49 (6221) 54-3988
beatrix.busse@as.uni-heidelberg.de

 
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Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Beatrix Busse

Vice-President Student Affairs and Teaching

 

Personal information

Born: 1973, Haren (Ems)

Education

2010 Habilitation, University of Bern (CH)
2004 Doctorate, University of Münster
1994-1995 ERASMUS scholarship, Department of English, University of Keele (GB)
1992-1998 Teaching qualification (state examination) in English and History, University of Osnabrück

Academic career

until March 2014 Marsilius Fellow at the Marsilius Kolleg of Heidelberg University
2012-present Spokesperson of the Heidelberg Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences (HGGS)
2012-present Spokesperson of the Research Training Group "Sprachkritik als Gesellschaftskritik im europäischen Vergleich/Critique of Language as Critique of Society – A European Perspective“
2011-present Professor (W3) for English Linguistics, Department of English, Heidelberg University
2008-2010 Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Bern (CH)
2007 British Academy Visiting Fellow, Lancaster University (GB)
2005 Research Visitor, Lancaster University (GB)
2001 CARE Visitor, University of Birmingham, Centre for Advanced Research in English and Shakespeare Institute Stratford (GB), funded by a DAAD scholarship
2001-2008 Assistant, Department of English, University of Münster

Functions in academic self-administration

since October 2013 Vice-President Student Affairs and Teaching of Heidelberg University
2013-present LERU representative of the Faculty of Modern Languages
2012-2013 Executive director of the Department of English
2012-2013 Member of the degree programme commission at the Faculty of Modern Languages
2011-2012 Member of the steering committee of the Heidelberg Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences (HGGS)

Selected research interests

Stylistics

Corpus linguistics

History of English and historical pragmatics/sociolinguistics

Language in urban space

Language and medicine
 

Memberships and further offices

Reviews editor International Journal of Corpus Linguistics

Series editor Diskursmuster – Discourse Patterns (de Gruyter Mouton Berlin)

Editorial board Advances in Stylistics (Continuum)

2007-2013 Member of board Poetics and Linguistics Association

Member of board Deutsches Kolonialkorpus, University of Bremen

Coordinator Urban Space Research Network (USRN), Heidelberg University and University of Bremen

 

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