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Niloofar Keshtiari



Gender and aging effects on the recognition of emotional speech

Akademischer Lebenslauf


2010 - present Linguistics and Psychology

PhD Free University of Berlin, Cluster of Languages of Emotion, Berlin (Germany)

Thesis: Gender and Aging Effect on the Recognition of Emotional Speech; Supervisors: Prof. Gisela Klan Delius, Prof. Maria Macuch, Dr. Moharram Esmali

2008 - 2010 European Masters in Clinical Linguistics (EMCL)


M.A. University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics, Groningen (The Netherlands),

MSc. University of Potsdam, Faculty of Letters, Linguistics Department, Potsdam (Germany)

Thesis: The Effect of Re-Activation on Dependency Resolution in Farsi; Supervisor: Prof. Shravan Vasishth, Dr. Reza Nilipour

2000 - 2002 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)


M.A. Azad University, Science and Research Campus, Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics, Tehran (Iran)

Thesis: On the Relationship between Intelligence and Essay Writing; Supervisor: Prof. Seyed Ali Mir Emadi, Dr. Parviz Maftoon

1995 - 1999 English Translation Studies


B.A. Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Department of English Studies, Tehran (Iran)

Stipends and Scholarships

2010 - 2013 Cluster of Languages of Emotion, Free University of Berlin

2008 - 2010 Erasmus Mundus European Scholarship (EMCL), University of Groningen and Potsdam University


Niloofar Keshtiari and Shravan Vasishth. Reactivation of antecedents by overt vs null pronouns: Evidence from Persian. MS (submitted), 2012.