Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Leibniz-Gemeinschaft

Dr. Moreno Mitrović



  • March 2020 – June 2022
    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Leibniz-ZAS, Berlin.
    Currently working on the DIALOGA project, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, at the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) in Berlin.
  • July 2019 – February 2020
    Speech Data Analyst (Language Engineer), Samsung Research, UK.
    I am worked on improving Bixby 2.0 (NLU/ASR/TTS).
  • January 2019 – Current
    Associated Researcher, Leibniz Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin.
    I also held an associated research appointment at ZAS in Berlin, before being awarded a Humboldt research grant.
  • January 2019 – July 2019
    Linguist, Google, London.
    I mostly worked as linguist (contracted via Adecco) on ASR.
  • January 2017 – January 2019
    Special Scientist, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.
    I am currently appointed Special Scientist in Theoretical Syntax, working with Phoevos Panagiotidis on the typologically-informed categorial issues of adjectives.
  • October 2016 – January 2017
    Lecturer, University of Saarland, Germany.
    I recently worked as lecturer in formal semantics.
  • March 2015 – October 2016
    Assistant professor (Universitätsassistent), Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria.
    I was appointed researcher and lecturer in theoretical linguistics (esp. syntax and semantics) at Graz University.
  • February – July 2014
    Fellow, National Institute for Japanese Language & Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan.
    As an AHRC-IPS fellow, I worked on the diachrony of Japanese quantificational particles with John Whitman in Tokyo.
  • September 2012 – February 2013
    Fellow, Harvard University, USA.
    I was appointed fellow at the Department of Linguistics at Harvard in order to pursue research into the syntax/semantics of old Indo-European conjunction markers.
  • 2011 – 2014
    Supervisor, University of Cambridge, UK.
    I supervised a range of undergraduate papers in linguistics at Cambridge and affiliated colleges.


  • 2015
    PhD in Theoretical Linguistics
    University of Cambridge, Jesus College
    I wrote my doctoral thesis under Ian Roberts, which I defended in December 2014 and for which I received my PhD in 2015.  My thesis is titled Morphosyntactic atoms of propositional logic: a philo-logical programme and  was fully funded by the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council.
  • 2013
    Visiting graduate research student
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    I was a visiting research student at MIT working with David Pesetsky.
  • 2011
    MPhil in Theoretical Linguistics
    University of Cambridge, Jesus College
    I got my Master of Philosophy Degree at Cambridge. I wrote my thesis on The syntax of coordination in Sanskrit under Ian Roberts.
  • 2010
    BA in Linguistics and English Literature
    University of York, UK
    I studied Linguistics and Literature (double major) at York.