Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Leibniz-Gemeinschaft

Dr. Susanne Fuchs


  • 2021- 10/2023
    Vice director of ZAS
  • Okt - Nov 2019
    International chair, LabEx Paris
  • 2017- 04/2024
    Group leader (permanent contract) of Research Area Laboratory Phonology at ZAS
  • 2009-2012
    Member of the language documentation project in Vanuatu (Ambrym) sponsored by the VW-Foundation (PI: Prof. Manfred Krifka, ZAS Berlin), Role: Camera woman
    2-month stay at Ambrym in 2010 for film documentation (see www.sciencemovies.de/de/07_wer_spricht_noch_daakaka)
  • 2008-2019
    Full-time research position in the project: Constituent-related phenomena of spoken language at ZAS Berlin, funded by the Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)
  • 2005
    Postdoc position at the Institut de la Communication Parlée (ICP, now GIPSA-lab), Grenoble, France
  • 2003-2007
    Half-time and later full-time research position in the project: Articulatory economy and perceptual discriminability at ZAS Berlin, funded by the German Research Council (DFG)
  • 1999-2005
    PhD student at Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
    PhD title: Articulatory correlates of the voicing contrast in alveolar obstruent production in German
    (supervisors: Prof. Jim Scobbie, Dr. Alan Wrench, Prof. Bernd Pompino-Marschall)
  • 1996-2000
    MA student in Drama and Culture Studies, New German Literature, Linguistics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Intermediate examinations
  • 1991-1998
    Diploma student of Speech Science and Speech Therapy at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Diploma (level A)
    Thesis title: Speaking styles in presenting of the radio news (with honours)
    (supervisors: Prof. Braun, Prof. Bernd Pompino-Marschall)
  • 1989-1991
    Student of Social Psychology at Friedrich Schiller University Jena