Melita Kovačević, PhD

Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

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Professor
Department of Speech and Language Pathology

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7444
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 32
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Neurolingvistika I i II
  • Psiholingvistika
  • Dvojezičnost/višejezičnost
  • Jezične teškoće dvojezične djece
  • Razvojna psiholongvistika

Education

1984 - Graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

1986 - Graduated with MA degree from the University of Eastern Washington, USA

1996 - Graduated with PhD degree from the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb

Scientific interests

  • Psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic research in language development
  • Language processing and language disorders in children and adults

Projects

  • International Project of Austrian Academy of Science: "Crosslinguistic Project on Pre- and Protomorphology in Language Acquisition"(Austrian Academy of Science), Associate
  • COST ISO804 Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment (leaderica Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan; 2009-2013.), Associate
  • COST 33 Cross-linguistically Robust Stages of Children's Linguistic Performance with Application to the Diagnosis of Specific Language Impairment (leader Urlich Sauerland, ZAS, Berlin, 2006 -2010), Associate
  • Higher Cortical Functions and Language: Developmental and Acquired Disorders (the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport 0130131484-1488, headed by Melita Kovačević; 2006 - in progress), Leader

Professional activities

  • She is the editor of two expert books and author of a considerable number of expert papers
  • She gave a considerable number of expert lectures and led three professional projects within the framework of the Tempus programme
  • Associate in three international professional projects
  • Founder and Head of the Department of Early Language Development of the Croatian Philological Society
  • Since 2006 she has served as Vice Rector for Research and Technology of the University of Zagreb