Martin Haspelmath’s CV


1996 Freie Universität Berlin
Habilitation (General and comparative linguistics)
1990-1993 Freie Universität Berlin
Ph.D. in Linguistics (Ekkehard König, principal advisor)
1989-1990 Moscow State University
Postgraduate Research Fellowship of German Academic Exchange Service
1988-1989 Universität zu Köln
M.A. in Slavic Studies, Linguistics, Indo-European Studies
1987-1988 State University of New York at Buffalo
M.A. in Linguistics
1985-1987 Universität zu Köln
Linguistics, Indo-European Studies, Slavic Studies
1983-1985 Universität Wien
Linguistics, Indo-European Studies, Slavic Studies

Positions held

1998-present Member of scientific staff, Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie, Leipzig
1997-98 Visiting scholar at the Università di Pavia
1995 Instructor, Summer Institute of the Linguistic Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July-August
1994-1996 Scientific Assistant (roughly, Assistant Professor), Department of English, Free University of Berlin
1990-1994 Program Assistant of the European Science Foundation
Program in Language Typology (Director: Ekkehard König, Freie Universität Berlin)

Grants and Awards

2007 Academy Prize of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
1997-98 Heisenberg Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
1989 German Academic Exchange Service Postgraduate Fellowship for research at Moscow State University
1983-1989 Evangelisches Studienwerk fellowship for specially talented university students