Andreja Žele, PhD

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



+386 1 470 61 75

andreja.zele@zrc-sazu.si

Aškerčeva 2 (2nd floor), Novi trg 4 (1st floor)



Researcher's IDs
12845 (ARRS)

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
Friar Stanislav Škrabec Foundation Award (2018)
Award for extraordinary pedagogical work: Special Recognition of the Student Council, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana (2017)
Associate member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Section of Philological and Literary Sciences (2019)
Research areas
Lexicology H353
Grammar, semantics, semiotics, syntax H352
Linguistics H350

Keywords
syntax • lexicology • word-formation