Curriculum vitae

1962 born on the 31st of August, Budel, The Netherlands
1980-1986 studied Slavic linguistics and literatures, Leiden University
1983 B.A. Slavic linguistics and literatures, Leiden University
1986 M.A. Slavic linguistics, Leiden University
1987 Ph.D. Slavic linguistics, Leiden University
1986-1987 postdoctoral fellow of the Niels Stensen Foundation (Leiden University / Istituto Olandese, Rome)
1987-1991 postdoctoral Huygens fellow of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) (Leiden University / UCLA)
1991-2003 assistant and later (1998) associate professor of Slavic linguistics, Slavic Department, University of Groningen
2000-2001 fellow-in-residence of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS)
2001-2003 senior lecturer and later (2002) professor by special appointment ('Titularprofessor') of Slavic philology, Slavisches Seminar, Universität Basel
2005-2009 academic director Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
2013-2016 dean Leiden University College The Hague
2015-2016 vice-dean Faculty Board Campus The Hague / Governance and Global Affairs, Leiden University
dean Honours Academy, Leiden University
full professor of Slavic and Baltic languages and cultural history, Department of Russian and Eurasian Studies, Leiden University