Since January 2017, Annika Kaufmann (née Hübl) is the research coordinator of the Göttingen Research Centre “Text Structures”. She studied German philology, communication science and film studies at the University of Mainz. Following this, she did her PhD at the University of Göttingen supervised by Prof. Dr. Markus Steinbach and Prof. Dr. Anke Holler, investigating semantic and pragmatic aspects of indexicals in sign language role shift.
Annika Kaufmann is a member of the Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen (GSGG) and the German Linguistic Society (DGfS). From 2015 to 2016, she participated in the mentoring programme “WeWiMento – paths into science management”.