Dr. Michael Bender


since May 2016 Researcher (Postdoc) at the Department of German Studies – Digital Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Marcus Müller)
2015 Doctoral degree in German Studies: “Forschungsumgebungen in den Digital Humanities: Nutzerbedarf, Wissenstransfer, Textualität” Sprache und Wissen (SuW) 22. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter. 2016. Website. (Review in the “Zeitschrift für Rezensionen zur germanistischen Sprachwissenschaft” by Simon Clematide, Institute of Computational Linguistics, University of Zurich)
First supervisor: Prof. Dr. Andrea Rapp (Computer Philology), second opinion: Prof. Dr. Nina Janich (German Linguistics), Institute for Linguistics and Literary Studies, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Department 2 Social and History Sciences
Dissertation Prize for Outstanding Scientific Achievements 2015, awarded by the Association of Friends of TU Darmstadt
2012-2016 Research assistant in the BMBF projects DARIAH-DE and ePoetics
2012 State Examination for Teaching at Secondary Schools (German Studies and History), University of Trier (Thesis on: Concepts of Space as Constituent Elements in the Crime-Genre)
2009-2012 Doctoral scholarship at the University of Trier, interrupted for 6 months due to a substitute position for Prof. Dr. Andrea Rapp at Technische Universität Darmstadt (Computational Philology)
2007 Magister Artium in Information Science, Modern German Linguistics and Educational Science, University of Saarland (Master's thesis on: Success Factors of Sport Portals, Offer Structures, Business Models, User Motives)