Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Susanne Mühleisen

Academic Career:
01/2007 Habilitation at the University of Regensburg with the 'Venia Legendi' for teaching English Philology (English Linguistics). Titel of the Habilitation: "Of lessees, retirees and beseechees: a historical, empirical and sociolinguistic analysis of a word-formation and its productivity in English."
09/2006 Chair at the University of Bayreuth: W3-Professor English Linguistics
01/2001 Doctoral Colloquium: "summa cum laude"
06/2000 Dissertation "Creole Discourse: Exploring Prestige Formation and Change Across Caribbean English-lexicon Creoles" ("summa cum laude")
1993 Conclusion of study at the Freie Universität Berlin (M.A.) Graduated with thesis: "Attitudes Towards Language Varieties in Trinidad"
1991-1992 Study of Caribbean Linguistics and Literature at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Trinidad
1987-1991 English Studies (Major Subject), Political Science and Media Studies (Minor Subject) at the Freien Universität Berlin
1985 Abitur (Secondary School Leaving Education)
Professional Positions:
Since 03/2007 Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Bayreuth (Appointed 26.02.2007)
10/2006 - 02/2007 Chair Substitution W3-Professor for English Linguistics at the University of Bayreuth (with simultaneous callfor the Chair)
04/2006 - 07/2006 Chair SubstitutionV W3-Professor for English Language and History of Language at the University of Duisburg-Essen
10/1997 - 04/2005 Academic Researcher at the Institute for England- and America Studies (IEAS) from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
04/1994 - 09/1997 Academic Researcher English Seminar at the University of Hannover
05/1986 - 09/1987 Advisior at the American Housing Referral Office (HRO) Neu-Ulm.
Translation between German landlords - and American tenants