Curriculum vitae


Mrs. Ekaterina Gruzdeva
Ph.D. (Linguistics)


Education

1987-1989 Postgraduate Research Fellowship, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Research, Department of Paleoasiatic and Samoyedic Languages, St. Petersburg, Russia 1982-1987 Department of Structural, Applied and Mathematical Linguistics, Leningrad State University, Russia

Degrees Awarded

2002 State degree in Finnish language, State Board of Language Examiners, Finland 1995 Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Research, St. Petersburg, Russia Ph.D. in Linguistics 1982-1987 Leningrad State University, Russia M.A. in Structural and Applied Linguistics

Professional Background

2008-present University lecturer Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland 2007-2008 Academic research fellow, Academy of Finland Extra-staff teacher, Department of General Linguistics, Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland 2005-2007 Extra-staff teacher, Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland 2004-2005 Acting university lecturer, Department of General Linguistics, University of Helsinki, Finland Extra-staff teacher Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland 2002-2004 Extra-staff teacher Department of General Linguistics and Renvall Institute for Area and Cultural Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland 2002-2003 Extra-staff teacher, Laurea Polytechnic, Vantaa, Finland JuneľAugust Visiting scholar, University of California, Santa-Barbara, USA 2001 October 1999 Visiting scholar Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany 1996-2002 Independent scholar 1989-1995 Research fellow Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Studies, Department of Paleo-Asiatic and Samoyedic Languages, St. Petersburg, Russia (in 1992-1995 outside the site of the Institute) 1989-1992 Devisor of scenarios of Russian language computer educational programmes, Leningrad State University, Zlatoust Company, Russia

Research Expeditions

JuneľAugust 2000 Sakhalin Island (Russia), the villages of Nogliki, Katangli Research grant from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany July-August 1991 Sakhalin Island (Russia), the villages of Nogliki, Katangli, Chir-Unvd . Sponsored by Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Research, St. Petersburg, Russia. June-July 1989 Sakhalin Island (Russia), the villages of Nogliki, Katangli, Veni Sponsored by Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Linguistic Research, St. Petersburg, Russia

Publications

1989-2006 2 books, 26 articles in journals and edited volumes, 12 other publications. Work in progress: 'Phonology and morphology of Nivkh'.

Presentations

1989-2006 24 presentations on conferences, meetings, seminars

Memberships

International Arctic Social Sciences Association

Knowledge of Languages

Russian (native), English, Finnish, Nivkh

Area of Research Work

Nivkh language, Paleosiberian languages, verbal categories, syntax, linguistic typology, language contacts, sociolinguistics