Education

1991-1995

Ph.D., French Linguistics (Sciences du Langage) University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle, with honorsDissertation: “Socio-phonetics of read and spontaneous French: register- and speaker-dependent temporal variation”Advisors: Dr. Jacqueline Vaissière (Paris III) and Dr. Ilona Kassai (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest) 

1990-1991

D.E.A., Preparatory Degree for Doctoral Studies,University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle, with honorsQualifying thesis: “Intonation: structure and hierarchy of spoken utterancesin French”Advisor: Dr. Mary-Annick Morel (Paris III) 

1989-1990

Graduate Minor in European Union Studies, European Union Center, University of Nancy II 

1985-1993

M.A., Russian as a foreign language, University of Eötvös Lóránd, Budapest, with honorsMA thesis: “The vowel system of spoken Russian: an instrumental phonetic approach” 

1985-1990

M.A., French as a foreign language, University of Eötvös Lóránd, Budapest, with honorsMA thesis: “A lexicometric aproach to phonetisms in Queneau’s novel: Zazie dans le métro”