Şafak, Duygu F., Dr. des.

Duygu Safak, M.A.
Dr. des. Duygu F. Şafak, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Bienroder Weg 80, Raum 206

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Curriculum Vitae

2022 – present Postdoctoral Researcher, English Linguistics, Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany)
2022 PhD in Linguistics, Thesis Title: “How do L2 learners use verbs in sentence processing? Integration and prediction in L2 sentence comprehension” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Holger Hopp)
2016 – 2021 PhD student and Lecturer, English Linguistics, Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany)
2015 – 2016 PhD student and Research/Teaching Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey)
2012 – 2015 MA student and Research/Teaching Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey)
  Thesis Title: “Morphological Processing of Inflected and Derived Words in L1 Turkish and L2 English” (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bilal Kırkıcı)
2007 – 2011 Undergraduate Student English Language Teaching, Middle East Technical University, Ankara (Turkey)

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

  • Syntactic and Morphological Processing
  • Multilingualism

Projects

  • DFG Project: “Structuring the Input in Language Processing, Acquisition and Change” (PI: Prof. Dr. Holger Hopp, 2022 – present)
  • TÜBİTAK–BMBF Project: “Experimental Studies on German-Turkish Multilingualism” (PIs: Prof. Dr. Bilal Kırkıcı and Prof. Dr. Harald Clahsen, 2014 – 2017)

Teaching

  • Grammatical Processing in Second Language Learners
  • Introduction to Linguistics I
  • Introduction to Linguistics II
  • Morphology
  • Second Language Acquisition

Publications

  • Şafak, D. F., & Hopp, H. (submitted). The use of categorical and gradient verb constraints in predictive L2 sentence processing.
  • Şafak, D. F., & Hopp, H. (in press). Verb bias and semantic persistence effects in L2 ambiguity resolution. Second Language Research. DOI: 10.1177/0267658321997904
  • Gračanin Yüksek, M., Lago, S., Şafak, D. F., Demir, O., & Kırkıcı, B. (2020). The interpretation of syntactically unconstrained anaphors in Turkish heritage speakers. Second Language Research, 36(4), 475 - 501. DOI: 10.1177/0267658319841403
  • Jacob, G., Şafak, D. F., Demir, O., & Kırkıcı, B. (2019). Preserved morphological processing in heritage speakers: A masked priming study on Turkish. Second Language Research, 35(2), 173-194. DOI: 10.1177/0267658318764535
  • Lago, S., Gračanin Yüksek, M., Şafak, D. F., Demir, O., Kırkıcı, B., & Felser, C. (2019). Straight from the horse’s mouth: agreement attraction effects with Turkish possessors. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 9(3), 398-426. DOI: 10.1075/lab.17019.lag
  • Gračanin Yüksek, M., Lago, S., Şafak, D. F., Demir, O., & Kırkıcı, B. (2017). The interaction of contextual and syntactic information in the processing of Turkish anaphors. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 46(6), 1397-1425. DOI: 10.1007/s10936-017-9502-2
  • Şafak, D. F. (2013). Orthography-induced interferences in the written Turkish of Turkish- German bilingual children. Book of Proceedings 13th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium: Simple Style (pp. 1087–1096), Kars: Kafkas Üniversitesi.