Prof. Dr. Natalia Gagarina is Head of the Research Area 2 'Language Development & Multilingualism'. She has been an adjunct professor at Humboldt University Berlin since September 2020 and visiting professor at Uppsala University since December 2017. At ZAS she is Principal Investigator of the following projects:
Her research focuses on monolingual and bilingual (a)typical language acquisition in the areas of lexicon, morphosyntax, discourse, as well as aspect and anaphors. In recent years, she has worked intensively on the macro- and microstructure of narratives and the development of language assessment methods for multilingual children.