Team

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Silvia Hansen-Schirra
hansenss@uni-mainz.de

 

Dr. Moritz Schaeffer
mschaeffer@uni-mainz.de

Moritz Schaeffer received his PhD from the University of Leicester in Translation Studies and has since worked as a research assistant at the Center of Research and Innovation in Translation and Translation Technology (CRITT) (Copenhagen Business School), the Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (University of Edinburgh) and the National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo). He is currently a research associate at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

 

Dr. Jean Nitzke 
nitzke@uni-mainz.de
Jean Nitzke graduated her M.A. studies at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies of the at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz in 2011. She has been a PhD student/PostDoc, teacher and researcher at the same faculty since April 2012. Her main research interests are translation process research, cognitive processes during translation, translation technologies, and post-editing. Her PhD thesis deals with problem solving in translation, contrasting translation from scratch and post-editing, using questionnaires, translation products, keylogging, and eyetracking data.

 

Dr. Silke Gutermuth
gutermsi@uni-mainz.de
Silke Gutermuth holds a M.A. in „Language, Culture and Translation” and works as lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies of the at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. Her main research interests include eyetracking studies in the area of Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies. In 2019 she finished her PhD project within this area focussing on easy-to-read and plain language reception. Silke is responsible for the project management as well as the experimental setup and coordination in the Eyetracking lab at the TRA&CO Center.

 

Dr. Katharina Oster
osterk@uni-mainz.de
Katharina Oster studied at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies in Germersheim, where she received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in language, cultural, and translation studies. In 2013, she started a research position at the above mentioned faculty, which she still holds today. In 2019, she finished her PhD project which was focussing on psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic aspects of word translation. Katharina is responsible for the management of the EEG lab at the TRA&CO Center.

 


Anne-Kathrin Gros 

a.gros@uni-mainz.de
Anne-Kathrin Gros received her B.A. and M.A. degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies in Germersheim. Since October 2017, she is a PhD student, research assistant and lecturer at the same faculty. Her research interests include psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive translation studies and Easy Language.

 

Anke Tardel
antardel@uni-mainz.de
Anke Tardel studied at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies in Germersheim, where she received her B.A. and her M.A. degree in Translation. Besides her studies, she has been a student research assistant since 2012, supporting various eye tracking studies and research projects.
As of October 2017, she is a PhD student, research assistant, and lecturer at the same faculty. Her research interests include translation process research, translation revision, post-editing, translation technologies, and cognitive translation studies. 

 

Janna Verthein
janverth@uni-mainz.de
Janna Verthein holds a bachelor's degree in art history and Islamic studies from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. In 2019, she graduated from the master's program in translation at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. She then joined the team as a PhD student and research assistant in 2020 and is currently also working on the curriculum for the department's bachelor's program in Arabic.

 

Ann-Kathrin Habig
anhabig@uni-mainz.de
Ann-Kathrin Habig studied at the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistic and Cultural Studies in Germersheim where she received her B.A and M.A degree in language and translation studies. Since September 2020, she is a PhD student, research assistant and lecturer at the same faculty. Her research interests include psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, machine translation as well as Easy Language.

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