Marie Engemann

Quantitative Linguist

I am a researcher and PhD student of English Linguistics at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany, and part of the DFG-funded research unit Spoken Morphology. I'm currently working on my dissertation project which focuses on the interaction between phonetics and morphology, in particular on the effect of morphological boundaries on the duration of stems.

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Curriculum Vitae

These are the highlights of my professional and academic career. If you are interested in an unabbreviated version, contact me.

Apr 2017 - present

Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf

Researcher / PhD Student

I'm currently working on my dissertation project "Paradigm uniformity effects in inflectional stems: Durational differences in production and perception" as part of the DFG research unit "Spoken Morphology".

Parts of my research were published or presented as listed under publications. My dissertation is expected to be published in 2022.

A list of courses I taught can be viewed below in the section Teaching.

Oct 2014 - Mar 2017

Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf

Master of Arts

I completed my M.A. in the program Comparative Studies in English Language, Literature and Culture with a focus on English linguistics. The title of my M.A. thesis was "The Perception of Homophone Suffixes: The Case of Plural -s and Cliticised has".

During my M.A. studies, I had several part time jobs related to e-learning. One of the e-learning projects I created was Timelines to Visualize History. During my M.A. studies, I also organized and presented at the student's conference "Breaking Boundaries", for which I also created the promotional material.

My M.A. studies were financially supported from 2014-2016 by the "Deutschlandstipendium" in combination with the "Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender Stiftung für Bildung und Wissenschaft".

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014

Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf

Bachelor of Arts

I completed my B.A. in the major English Studies and the minor General Linguistics.

During my B.A. studies, I spent a semester abroad at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

Also during my B.A. studies, I worked as officer of communication for the student union (among other part-time jobs).

My B.A. studies were financially supported from 2012-2014 by the "Deutschlandstipendium" in combination with the "Dr. Paul-Otto Faßbender Stiftung für Bildung und Wissenschaft".

Aug 2005 - Sep 2011

anyMOTION GRAPHICS GmbH, Düsseldorf

Web Developer

I completed an apprenticeship in web development at anyMOTION GRAPHICS in January 2008, and then continued to work there as a full-time web developer until 2011.

My responsiblities included design and development of websites in CSS, HTML, PHP, JavaScript/jQuery and other programming languages, administration and content management of websites, newsletter marketing and graphic design.


I have published journal articles, given presentations and presented posters at a number of different conferences as listed below.


Semester Course Type
Summer 2022, Winter 2016/17, Summer 2016 & Winter 2015/16 Academic Writing & Research Tutorial
Winter 2019/20 Word-Formation in English Intermediate
Summer 2018 Methods in Phonetics Intermediate
Summer 2018 & Winter 2017/18 Introduction to English Language and Linguistics Part I (Winter) / II (Summer) Introductory
Winter 2016/17, Summer 2016 & Winter 2015/16 Tutorial for Introduction to Medieval English Studies Part I (Winter) / II (Summer) Tutorial

Skills and Interests

Professional Skills

  • statistical data analysis
  • regression modelling
  • academic writing
  • layouting

Programming & Software

  • R
  • SQL
  • Praat
  • MS Office
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign


Level Language
Native/Fluent German, English
Intermediate Swedish
Basic French, Spanish


  • Photography
  • Travel
  • Crafts
  • Board Games
  • Role-Playing Games


Send me an e-mail to get in touch.

  • Email
  • Mailing address

    Marie Engemann M.A.
    Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
    Department of English and American Studies
    Anglistik III: English Language and Linguistics
    Building 23.21, Floor 02, Room 113
    Universitätsstraße 1
    40225 Düsseldorf