Nina Dumrukcic obtained her B.A. in English Language and Literature at the University of Sarajevo and studied abroad at the University of Warsaw. After completing her Master of Arts degree at the English Department of Heidelberg University on the topic "Code-Switching and Cultural Identity in Social Media", Nina is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in English Philology investigating "Translanguaging and the Bilingual Brain." Since 2015, she has been working as a research assistant at the chair of prof. dr. Beatrix Busse, and has taught courses on Research Methods in Bilingualism Studies and Semantics at the English Department. She also worked as a tutor for the Introduction to Linguistics lecture. Her main research interests include studying bilingualism using a variety of interdisciplinary methods from psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, SLA, cognitive linguistics as well as semantics and pragmatics.
She is also a member of the Heidelberg Graduate School for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Poetics and Linguistics Association, International Society for the Linguistics of English, German Cognitive Linguistics Association, Linguistic Society of America and has presented her work at academic conferences in Germany, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United Kingdom, Sardinia, South Africa and Ireland.
She is currently an Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, carrying out research at the Language and Brain Laboratory.
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