קורות חיים - Curriculum vitae

Galit Agmon – Résumé

Contact Information

Email address

galit.agmon@mail.huji.ac.il, galit.agmon@mail.mcgill.ca  

Education

2009-today

PhD student and candidate at the interdisciplinary center for neural computation (ICNC) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), under the supervision of Prof. Yosef Grodzinsky.

2011-2012

Graduate research trainee at the linguistics department of McGill university, Montreal, Canada.

2006-2009

BA in cognitive science and linguistics (HUJI), summa cum laude.

1996-2002

Hebrew University Secondary School (Leyada), majors in: mathematics, Arabic (excellence award), history. Simultaneously: music studies at the conservatory of the music academy, art studies at the Israel museum.

Conferences and Publications

2010

Agmon, G. (to appear in 2013). Negation of Adjectives in Modern Hebrew, In Khan, G. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Brill.

May 2010

Talk in LoT (Linguists of Tomorrow) held at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, under the title "Affixal Negation in Hebrew Adjectives"

2012

Deschamps, Agmon, Lowenstein & Grodzinsky. Natural language Quantification and Numerical Cognition: some preliminary results. In preparation.

Awards and Honors

2012

The Hoffman Leadership and Responsibility Program (HUJI).

2010

3rd place award in poster session of the open day of the faculty of science (HUJI).

2009

Dean's award

2008

Dean's award

2007

Dean's award

2006

Dean's award

Work Experience

2013 (spring semester – to come)

Teaching assistant of two groups (Linguistics and Cognitive Science) for the course "Language, Thought and Society" (school of language sciences, HUJI).

2011

Teaching assistant of two groups (one in English and one in Hebrew) for the course "Language, Thought and Society" (school of language sciences, HUJI). 1st place (among the department) in the teaching evaluation.

2010

Teaching assistant of the English group in the course "Introduction to Linguistics" (linguistics department, HUJI).

2008-2009

Translator (from Arabic to English) for CeifiT.

2007-2009

Working at the African-Asian department (the Arabic catalogue) of the National Library, Jerusalem.

2002-2006

Translator in the Intelligence corps, IDF. Released as a lieutenant.

Voluntary Work

2012-today

Initiating and running gender equality programs in junior-highs in Jerusalem (as part of the participation in the Hoffman program).

2011

Taking part in a women empowerment project (for 9-graders) of the ministry of education in Jerusalem.

2006

Counseling and teaching arts in camp Pembroke (Massachusetts, USA).

Additional Skills

Computer programs

MatLab, SPSS, Excel, Presentation*, AFNI* (* - in process)

Languages

Hebrew – native

English – as native

Arabic – professional

French – limited proficiency

Spanish – elementary