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Personal data

Address                       Poutuntie 9 A 7, 00400 Helsinki

Mobile phone                050-539 0051

E-mail                         [email protected]

Date of birth              28.3.1975

Place of birth             Rovaniemi

Marital status             married, 3 children


Academic education

7.9.2010                 Ph. D. University of Helsinki

                             Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and

                             Scandinavian languages and literatures


1.9.1994–13.1.1998   MA,  University of Helsinki                            



Title                          Nonverbal predication in Erzya.

        Studies on morphosyntactic variation and part of speech distinctions

Grade                                             Eximia cum laude approbatur




2008                                                 Finno-Ugrian Society, grant for finishing the doctoral thesis

2004–2006                                     Alfred Kordelin foundation, grant for writing the dissertation


Working experience


1.8.2010-                                 Acting University Lecturer

2.8.2009–15.6.2010                    Maternity leave

1.8.2008–31.7.2009                    Ph.D. student

1.3.2007–31.7.2008                    Finnish Lecturer, University of Babes-Bolyai, Romania  

1.9.2006–28.2.2007                    Ph.D. student


1.11.2005–30.8.2006                 Maternity leave

1.7.2004–30.10.2005                 Ph.D. student

25.8.2003–30.6.2004                 Maternity leave

1.8.1998–31.7.2003                    Finnish lecturer, University of Szeged



Language skills


mother tongue                           Finnish              

excellent                                   Hungarian, English, Swedish

good                                         Erzya, Moksha, German, Turkish  

basic                                        Russian, Romanian, French, Estonian



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