Associate member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, full professor, research advisor, researcher in the project of compiling eSSKJ

Phone:
+386 1 470 61 75
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Location:
Aškerčeva 2 (2nd floor), Novi trg 4 (1st floor)
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Researcher's IDs:
12845 (ARRS)
0000-0002-6477-2590 (ORCID)
3760483 (Scopus)
Research interests

Andreja Žele is a professor of the contemporary Slovenian language at the Department of Slovenian Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Since 1 September 2011 she took up secondary employment at ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language, where she works as a lexicographer compiling the new dictionary of the Slovenian language.

Research Areas

  • Slovenian syntax
  • Slovenian lexicology and lexicography
  • Slovenian sign language

Education, Academic and Scientific Titles

  • 2014: full professor of the Slovenian language, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 2011: research advisor, ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language
  • 2000: PhD thesis: Vezljivost v slovenskem knjižnem jeziku (Valency in Standard Slovenian), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 1993: MA thesis: Besedotvorne in skladenjske lastnosti glagolnika (Word-Formational and Syntactic Features of the Gerundial Noun), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

Employments, Leadership Positions and Competences

Employments:

  • 2011–: Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
  • 1992: ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language
  • 1987–1992: teaching Slovenian at primary and secondary schools

 

Leadership Positions:

  • 2016–2020: member of the Scientific Research Field Council, Slovenian Research Agency (coordinator for the field of linguistics)
  • 2014–2018: president of the Slavic Society of Slovenia
  • 2005–2011: leader of the Central Specialized Information Centre for Humanities
  • 2001–2011: leader of the Lexicological Section, ZRC SAZU, Fran Ramovš Institute of the Slovenian Language

 

Supervision:

  • PhD supervision: Nina Ledinek, Tanja Fajfar, Špela Petric Žižić, Boris Kern, Domen Krvina
  • Young researchers: Peter Jurgec, Mija Michelizza, Nina Ledinek, Špela Petric Žižić, Boris Kern, Domen Krvina

 

Other Experience:

  • guest lectures: Trieste (2008, 2013), Klagenfurt (2009), Skopje (2011)

Work in Editorial Boards and Expert Commissions

  • 2019–: member of the Expert Commission for Slovenian, Ministry of Culture
  • 2017–: member of the Management Board of the journal Slavistika
  • 2011–: member of the Management Board of the journal Slavistična revija
  • 2005–: member of the Management Board of the journal Jezikoslovni zapiski
  • member of the programme boards of the Obdobja symposia

Outstanding Achievements, Awards and Grants

  • 2019: associate member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Section of Philological and Literary Sciences
  • 2018: Friar Stanislav Škrabec Foundation Award
  • 2017: Award for extraordinary pedagogical work: Special Recognition of the Student Council, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

Research areas

Linguistics H350 • Grammar, semantics, semiotics, syntax H352 • Lexicology H353 

Keywords

syntax • lexicology • word-formation 

Recognitions & awards

Associate member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Section of Philological and Literary Sciences (2019) • Friar Stanislav Škrabec Foundation Award (2018) • Award for extraordinary pedagogical work: Special Recognition of the Student Council, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (2017)