Curriculum vitae

Academic positions

  • Doctoral Candidate in Theoretical and Empirical Linguistics (2018–present)
    Center for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG), University of Groningen, the Netherlands
    Project: Phonetic and lexical variation in Finland-Swedish
    Supervisors: Charlotte Gooskens (promotor), Anja Schüppert

Higher education

  • Master of Arts (MA) in English Language and Linguistics (2017–2018)
    Leiden University, the Netherlands
    Award: Summa cum laude (GPA = 9.0/10.0, highest in cohort)
    Thesis: An acoustic analysis of generational change of the open-mid front rounded vowel [œ] in Finland-Swedish (9.0/10.0)
  • Master of Arts (MA) in English Language (2012–2017)
    University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Award: First Class Honours (GPA = 20.2/22.0)
    Thesis: Multilingual Moomins: The translation of Tove Jansson’s nonsense character names from Swedish to English and Finnish (21.0/22.0)
  • Russian language exchange (2014–2015)
    Tver State University (Тверской государственный университет), Russia

Grants & scholarships

  • Research grant, €5,000.00
    The Finnish Cultural Foundation (Suomen kulttuurirahasto), 2019
    External grant from the Ulla and Eino Karosuo Trust for technical sciences.
  • Research grant, €4,000.00
    The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland (Svenska kulturfonden i Finland), 2019
    External grant from the Common Trust and the Memorial Trust of Gerda and Anna Åberg for gifted young Swedish-speaking researchers.
  • Fieldwork grant, €3,000.00
    European Languages and Cultures Department, 2019
    Internal grant from the mobility fund of the European Languages and Cultures department at the University of Groningen.
  • Doctoral scholarship, €106,000.00
    PhD Scholarship Programme, 2018
    Scholarship for pursuing a PhD (4 years, 1.0 ft) at the Center for Language and Cognition Groningen, awarded for my proposal for ‘Phonetic variation and code-switching in Finland-Swedish’.


  • David Murison Prize
    English Language Department, University of Glasgow, June 2017
    Awarded to the best final-year student in Modern English Language and Scots


  • Symposium co-chair: Junior Researchers’ Meeting
    World Congress of Applied Linguistics (AILA2021)
    University of Groningen, the Netherlands. August 17–18, 2021
  • Symposium co-chair: Diversity in Education in Times of Crisis Symposium
    Summer School on Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in Education
    University of Groningen, the Netherlands. July 2, 2021
  • Committee Chair
    40th TABU Dag International Linguistics Conference 2019
    University of Groningen, the Netherlands. June 20–21, 2019


  • Language & Society 1: Swedish (Lecturer, AY 2019–2020; 2021–2022)
    European Languages and Cultures BA, University of Groningen
  • New Sounds / Nieuwe Klanken (Lecturer, AY 2020–2021)
    European Linguistics MA, University of Groningen