CV

Research experience

  • Apr – July 2008
    Visiting student at the MICA Laboratory, Hanoï University of Technology, Vietnam

Work experience

  • from Oct 2000
    Teaching Assistant at the Department of African Languages and Linguistics, The University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon.
  • from July 2002
    Researcher at the National Center for Education, MINRESI, Cameroon.

Education

  • November 2008
    PhD in Phonetics, Laboratoire Parole et Langage (LPL), UMR 6057 CNRS, Aix-en-Provence
    Dissertation Title: Intonation et mélismes dans le discours oral spontané en bàsàa (“Intonation and melisms in Bàsàa oral spontaneous dicourse”); advisor: Geneviève CAELEN-HAUMONT
  • October 2001
    DEA in Linguistics (Phonetics), The University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon
  • October 1999
    DEA in Linguistics (Semantics and Pragmatics), The University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon
  • August 1998
    M.A. in Linguistics (Semantics), The University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon
  • June 1996
    B.A. in General Linguistics, The University of Yaoundé 1, Cameroon

Grants and Awards

  • 2011-2013
    Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Von-Humboldt Foundation for a Research stay at ZAS, Berlin.
  • 2009-2010
    Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Mairie de Paris for a Research stay at the Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie, Paris 3.
  • 2005-2008
    Financial grant from l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie for doctoral research