Gundula Fofana, M.A.

Function:

Researcher in the Pragmatics Department

Activities:

Researcher in the project "Questioning Sequences in Coaching"

Biography:

  • 2009-2013 Translation Studies at Heidelberg University
  • 2014-2016 Master’s Program in Language and Communication at the University of Mannheim; final thesis on “Psychotherability in psychodiagnostic interaction”
  • 2017-2020 Individual doctoral fellowship of the LGF program
  • 2017-2021 Ph.D. student at the Pragmatics Department / University of Mannheim; project title: Multimodal instructions in physiotherapy – verbal and embodied resources in sequences of physical intervention
  • since March 2021 researcher at IDS Mannheim

Areas of Research:

  • Conversation Analysis
  • Multimodality
  • Interactional Linguistics
  • Interaction in helping professions (i.e., doctor-patient interaction, psychotherapy, physiotherapy and professional coaching)

Lehre:

  • HWS 2021 Graduate course “Gesprächsstrukturen”, University of Mannheim (together with Prof. Dr. Spranz-Fogasy)

Gundula Fofana, M.A.

Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache
R 5, 6-13, Büro 3.17
D-68161 Mannheim

E-Mail:
fofana(at)ids-mannheim.de

Tel.: +49 621 / 1581 – 239
Fax: +49 621 / 1581 – 200