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Current Fellows 2017/2018

JunProf. Christian Leukel

University of Freiburg
Sport Science/Human Neurophysiology
Junior Fellow
April 2017 - January 2018

Investigating the corticospinal system in humans

Dr. Errol Lord

University of Pennsylvania
Philosophy
Junior Fellow
September 2017 - August 2018

Knowing the Normative World

Prof. Dr. Evie Malaia

Purdue University
Cognitive Neuroscience
External Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Role of visual and linguistic complexity in language development

Prof. Dr. Catherine McBride

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Psychology
External Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Towards a Global Understanding of Dyslexia: Cognitive-Perceptual, Cognitive-Linguistic, Socio-Cultural, and Neurobiological Aspects

Prof. Dr. Robert Murphy

Carnegie Mellon University
Computational Biology
External Senior Fellow
BMBF "e:Bio" Grant
January - February; June; October 2017

Automated interpretation of fluorescence microscope images

Prof. Dr. Andreas Musolff

University of East Anglia
Intercultural Communication
External Senior Fellow
September - December 2017

How are national identities and emotional attachment to them expressed across different languages and cultures?

Prof. Dr. Murugappan Muthukumar

University of Massachusetts
Polymer Physics
External Senior Fellow
September, December 2017; 2018 tba

Sensing of single polymer molecules with nanopores: joining the forces of theory and experiment

Prof. Dr. Johannes Nicaise

Imperial College London
Mathematics
External Senior Fellow
October – December 2017 & April 2018

Non‐archimedean Morse theory, mirror symmetry and the minimal model program

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Norris

Auckland University of Technology
Linguistics
External Senior Fellow
February - August 2018

Acquisition of multimodal synchronization

Prof. Dr. Jorge Vittoro Pereira

Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro
Algebraic Geometry
External Senior Fellow
December 2017 - February 2018

Birational Geometry of Foliations

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pfänder

University of Freiburg
Interactional Linguistics and Multimodal Corpus Linguistics
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Synchronization in Embodied Interaction

Dr. Ian Riddlestone

University of Bath
Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
Junior Fellow (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow)
September 2016 - August 2018

Preparation of Stabilised and Free Silylium and Silicocenium Ions Featuring Known and Novel Weakly Coordinating Anions; Reagents for the Coordination and Activation of Small Molecules

Dr. Michael Rießler

University of Freiburg
General Linguistics
Junior Fellow
March 2017 - February 2018

Language Documentation meets Language Technology: The Next Step in the Description of Komi

Dr. Noa Roei

University of Amsterdam
Visual Culture
Junior Fellow
February - June 2018

Beyond Vision: Re-sensing the Image in Contemporary Israeli Performance Art

Prof. Dr. Pascale Romby

University of Strasbourg
Molekulare Biologie
External Senior Fellow
March 2018 - February 2019

MapRNA: Mapping RNA-RNA pairings in vivo in bacteria and their importance in fast acclimation processes (stress responses, virulence)

Prof. Dr. Carl Eduard Scheidt

University Hospital Freiburg
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Synchronization in Embodied Interaction

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schmidt

University of Freiburg
Mathematics
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2017 - September 2018

Linking Finance and Insurance: Theory and Applications

Dr. Jacob Sider Jost

Dickinson College Carlisle
English Literature
Junior Fellow
September 2017 - August 2018

Interest in the Long Eighteenth Century

Prof. Dr. Paolo Silvestri

University of Torino
Legal and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Economics
External Senior Fellow (Marie S. Curie FCFP)
December 2017 - September 2018

Anthropology of Taxation. Enquiry into the Human Foundations of Fiscal Democracy

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Soergel

University of Freiburg
Mathematics
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Spielberg

University of Freiburg
Catholic Theology - Pastoral Theology/ Practical Theology
Junior Fellow
January 2015 - August 2018

Global Transformations in Catholicism

Dr. Michael Staab

University of Freiburg
Ecology and Biodiversity
Junior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

Is tree phylogenetic diversity affecting the diversity of arthropods and microorganisms across taxa and trophic levels?

Prof. Dr. Dimitris Stamatopoulos

University of Macedonia
History
External Senior Fellow
October 2017 - August 2018

Orthodox Church and Civil Society in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Southeastern Europe (18th -20th c.)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tschacher

University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Bern
Psychology
External Senior Fellow
January - June 2018

Embodied communication and its basis in nonverbal synchrony

Prof. Dr. Andreas Walther

University of Freiburg
Macromolecular Chemistry and Systems
Internal Senior Fellow
October 2017 - September 2019

Implementation of Light-Powered Nanomachines into Polymer Bulk: From Fundamentals of Active Matter to Functional, Life-Inspired Polymer Materials

Prof. Dr. Gisbert Wüstholz

ETH / University of Zürich
Mathematics
External Senior Fellow
September - December 2017; Spring 2018

Prof. Dr. Onur Yildirim

Middle East Technical University, Ankara
History
External Senior Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018

The Sources of the Global Refugee Regime: Neuilly, Lausanne, and Potsdam in Historical Perspective