Foltz, Anouschka, Ass.-Prof. Dr.phil. M.A. M.A.
Anouschka Foltz is Assistant Professor in English Linguistics at the Department of English Studies at the University of Graz. She joined the department in July 2018, and is currently working on her Habilitation on syntactic priming in an L1 and L2 context. Before coming to Graz she was Lecturer in Psycholinguistics at Bangor University in Wales.
Her research is in the area of psycholinguistics, both on adult language processing and L1 and L2 language acquisition. Her main interests revolve around prosodic and syntactic processing. One line of research focuses on syntactic priming in both children and adults. The other line of research deals with contrastive pitch accents in discourse processing.
Wales Public Health Grant
Co-PI on project “Scoping Study: Health and Deafness in Wales Survey”. Funded to the value of £10,000.
Wales School for Social Care Research Capacity Building Small Grant
Co-PI on project “Parenting classes in BSL: Developing culturally-sensitive learning materials”. Funded to the value of £9,979.
Welsh Crucible Small Grant
Co-PI on project “Communicating the complexities of climate change”. Funded to the value of £6,200.
- Foltz, A. (2016). On her first birthday, Princess Charlotte already knows much about language. The Conversation, May 2, 2016. http://theconversation.com/on-her-first-birthday-princess-charlotte-already-knows-much-about-language-57005.
- Foltz, A. (2015). When languages die, we lose a part of who we are. The Conversation, December 9, 2015. https://theconversation.com/when-languages-die-we-lose-a-part-of-who-we-are-51825.
Anouschka Foltz is currently external supervisor for the following four PhD students at Bangor University:
Alaa Alahmadi: Exploring the effect of lexical inferencing and lexical translation on Saudi undergraduate EFL students’ vocabulary retention
Amirah Saud A. Alharbi: First language attrition and second language acquisition in the domain of phonetics: The impact of phonetic aptitude and bilingualism.
James Bragg: The Role of Mutations in Welsh-English Bilingual Lexical Access
Jen Lewendon: Phonetic constraints on bilingual lexical access.
Anouschka FoltzInstitut für Anglistik
8010 Graz, Heinrichstraße 36/II